Industry veteran brings unparalleled expertise for growth and scale, Founder Ben Wright will serve as Chairman of the Board
DENVER, April 12, 2023 —
Velocity Global, the leading provider of global talent management solutions, today announced the appointment of eminent Chief Software Officer Frank Calderoni as Chief Executive Officer. Founder and former CEO Ben Wright will remain in his role as Chairman of the Board.
Calderoni joins Velocity Global with extensive leadership experience in the technology industry, having led companies through many stages of scale and growth. Most recently, he was President and CEO of Anaplan, where he brought customer-focused agility, operational efficiency and a culture-driven approach to transforming the business and driving meaningful impact for customers and the industry as a whole. During his tenure, Calderoni took the company from a $1 billion valuation to an IPO before the company’s deal with Thoma Bravo for nearly $11 billion. Prior to Anaplan, he was EVP and CFO at Red Hat and EVP and CFO at Cisco. With Calderoni as the new CEO, Velocity Global will be well positioned to make a market-leading impact as the demand for hiring global, compliant talent accelerates.
“When I started Velocity Global, I knew the world needed a better way to employ people globally. Nine years later, not only is that need still there, it’s more complex. than ever,” said Ben Wright, Founder and Chairman, Velocity Global. “Organizations today need a platform to find and manage their workforce in a compliant way. and consistent and I firmly believe we are well positioned to lead this period of accelerating demand.The timing for a leader like Frank Calderoni – who I know will take us to the next level – couldn’t be better. I am delighted to hand over CEO responsibilities to Frank as I continue to support our larger vision as Chairman of the Board.
As CEO, Calderoni will work to scale and operationalize Velocity Global’s mission to accelerate and shape the future of work. The company recently announced that it crossed the $200 million ARR threshold, surpassing more than 40% organic growth year-on-year, revealing its growth and promising trajectory in the world of technology as the desire for remote work continues to grow .
“Velocity Global has built one of the most respectable EoR platforms in the industry, and they are at the forefront of shaping the future of work. I am honored to join the company at such a critical time because we have a tremendous opportunity,” said Frank Calderoni, CEO of Velocity Global. “My career has been built on helping businesses grow, scale and transform through intelligent platforms, compliant and innovative that customers can rely on.I look forward to working with all teams at Velocity Global to further establish ourselves as a leader in this industry.
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About Velocity Global
Velocity Global helps you compliantly hire, pay and manage anyone, anywhere. We simplify the employer and talent experience by combining cloud-based technology and unparalleled human support in over 185 countries. Start hiring across borders at VelocityGlobal.com.