Zylo appoints new CTO and CRO in Tim Horoho and Bob Grewal

As Zylo looks to continue scaling its SaaS operations, with plans to double its workforce in 2021 to meet demand, the executive appointments of Horoho and Grewal will ensure leadership of operations and growth.

With Gartner forecasting SaaS to grow to $117.7 billion in 2021, Zylo looks to capitalise on demand in this market going forward in order to realise its potential.

“Tim and Bob are innovative industry leaders with impressive track records of scaling global SaaS companies,” said Eric Christopher, CEO of Zylo.

“As Zylo prepares to double its footprint and headcount in 2021, Tim’s experience leading best-of-breed technology teams to optimise solutions, coupled with Bob’s proven ability to accelerate revenue growth, will propel the company’s leadership and further extend our market position.

“Their vast experience overseeing the development and operations of high growth SaaS companies will be a valuable asset to Zylo, its partners, and most importantly, customers.

“We look forward to their leadership and guidance in supporting our continued growth and leadership position.”

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Tim Horoho

New Zylo CTO Horoho is set to oversee product architecture, engineering and operations at the SaaS provider.

Before joining Zylo, Horoho most recently served as senior vice-president of engineering at Salesforce, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, as well as technology operations.

Spending over seven years at Salesforce, he previously held the position of senior vice-president of engineering for its Marketing Cloud business, leading the architecture and delivery of the platform at scale.

“I’m proud to be joining a team that’s helping companies control SaaS-based costs and risks while providing their employees with easy access to the applications that make them effective,” said Horoho.

“I look forward to my role in expanding Zylo’s leadership position through innovative solutions that empower, energise and connect all of our team members and the customers we serve.”

Bob Grewal

Zylo’s new CRO, Grewal, will be responsible for revenue operations, retention, and growth.

Grewal brings extensive experience in creating new revenue streams for venture-backed and public SaaS companies, having previously served as the senior vice-president of sales, North America at Conga.

Prior to his tenure at Conga, he served as vice-president of sales at Worksoft, and managing director for Archive and Backup Business Unit at Rocket Software.

“The pandemic accelerated the growth of SaaS as companies moved quickly to empower their newly distributed workforces with the applications needed to improve communication and collaboration,” said Grewal.

“Zylo’s industry-leading SaaS Management platform helps customers optimise their software investments.

“From the outset, I was attracted to the company’s strong vision and success as an innovator in the fast-growing SaaS Management market, and I’m looking forward to helping Zylo scale the business, while working closely with customers and partners to deliver solutions that control costs and risk while accelerating digital transformation.”

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Aaron Hurst

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