Veteran Technologist to Lead Rapidly Growing Software Development Team and Drive Engineering Operations
CAMBRIDGE, MA – April 6, 2015 – InsightSquared, the leading provider of business analytics for growing companies, today announced that Jonathan Tushman, former Sapient software engineer and Pipewave co-founder, has been appointed vice president of engineering. Tushman will join the InsightSquared executive team to lead and scale the engineering department in building Software-as-a-Service business analytics applications for growing companies who want to run their business by the numbers.
Tushman brings more than 20 years of technology experience to the InsightSquared executive team. Most recently, he served as head of advertising technology at ZEFR, a technology company that empowers brands to identify and engage their online video audience. While there, Tushman led all advertising technology initiatives, strategy and technical implementations. He was also responsible for building the ZEFR Boston office, where he led a team of technologists focused on advertising and marketing product innovation.
“InsightSquared is one of the fastest growing companies in Boston, and they’ve built a highly skilled engineering department that’s full of energy,” said Tushman. “I’m looking forward to building on that momentum and creating actionable and accessible business intelligence products so that small and mid-market companies can grow faster.”
Prior to InsightSquared, Tushman was a software architect for the Advanced Technology Group at Sapient. He went on to attend Harvard Business School and later founded and sold Pipewave – an early Google-certified video ad server – to ZEFR in 2012. Tushman currently serves as a mentor at TechStars Boston.
“Jonathan is a veteran of the Boston technology scene, and he brings a valuable combination of entrepreneurial and technical experience to the InsightSquared team,” said InsightSquared CEO Fred Shilmover. “His energy and leadership skills are the perfect match for our engineers, who thrive off a ‘get it done’ approach and deliver new product code more than a dozen times per day. We’re thrilled to welcome Jonathan to our growing team.”
Leading Business Analytics provider InsightSquared offers modern business intelligence for sales and marketing teams. Hundreds of companies around the world rely on InsightSquared’s award-winning analytics and preloaded reports to maximize sales performance, increase team productivity and close more deals. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, InsightSquared was recently named one of the “Best Places to Work in Massachusetts” by the Boston Business Journal and “Top Places to Work 2014” by The Boston Globe. For more information, visit www.insightsquared.com.
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