SAN FRANCISCO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Evolv Inc., a big data company with an award-winning software platform to help companies improve workforce performance, today announced that Carl Tsukahara has joined the senior team as executive vice president, marketing and product. The appointment follows Evolv’s $15 million series D funding round in March from VantagePoint, Khosla, GGV and others, and its international expansion in August with an office in Manila, Philippines.
“Carl’s track record in scaling fast-growth, category-defining companies to mature Silicon Valley leaders makes him the ideal person to take our product and go-to-market strategy to the next level,” said Max Simkoff, co-founder and CEO of Evolv. “The scope of our ambitions and our anticipated future growth demand an executive of Carl’s caliber, and we’re delighted that he’s joined us.”
Tsukahara was previously global chief marketing officer for Monitise, a publicly-traded mobile payment technology company based in London, following its acquisition of ClairMail where he oversaw all product and marketing efforts. Prior to ClairMail, Tsukahara was a Principal at MarketingArts, a marketing consulting firm where he helped launch more than 20 of today’s leading SaaS and cloud computing players. He has held senior marketing executive roles at a number of early and mid-stage enterprise software companies, leading to high-value liquidity events including Monitise and Vitria Technology. Carl holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.
“Evolv’s mission is to redefine the way that companies hire, manage and measure the workforce using big data. This drives quantifiable and transformational effects on metrics such as customer satisfaction, attrition, sales performance and other key performance indicators associated with the workforce,” said Tsukahara. “Evolv’s cloud-based platform delivers measurable return on investment, visible EBITDA-level improvement in a company’s P&L, and I am excited to be a part of sharing that mission with the world’s business leaders.”
Evolv is a big data company that helps solve workforce performance issues for the C-suite by utilizing a configurable cloud services platform. Evolv’s patent-pending technology platform unifies and supplements existing data from current systems, then utilizes that dataset to identify fact-based workforce insights that drive measurable ROI. By using objective, data-driven methodology, Evolv helps companies uncover the core reasons behind workforce performance, enabling executives to make better operational business decisions that generally result in tens of millions of dollars in measureable value per year. For more, visit: http://www.evolvondemand.com/, follow @EvolvOnDemand and connect on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/evolv-on-demand.