Zelros Appoints New US-Based Board of Director Skip Glass, CMO Linh Ho and Strategic Alliances Director Ann Musgrave
Latest Expansion in North America is on the Back of Successful European Growth and Increased Customer Demand in the US and Canada
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
MONTREAL, QC Zelros, a pioneer of AI/ML in Insurtech and Award Winning provider has appointed new US-based Board of Director Skip Glass, Chief Marketing Officer Linh Ho and Strategic Alliances Director Ann Musgrave. Zelros in recent months have opened its North American headquarters in Montreal, Quebec with the relocation of Co-Founder and COO, Damien Philippon from Paris. The opening of the Montreal office came off of the increased demand in N.A. and its successful growth in Europe namely France, Germany, Switzerland and Italy. The addition of Skip, Linh and Ann are part of its initial strategic hires for this next growth stage to drive expansion in the market, this region accounts for more than 37% market share in global Insurtech, which has a global revenue forecast of USD 61B by 2028*.
“We are delighted to welcome Skip, Linh and Ann to the Zelros team. With Skip’s successful background in advising technology companies, Linh’s extensive marketing experience, and Ann’s deep relationships with key partners such as Capgemini, we are looking forward to accelerating our growth.” Said Christophe Bourguignat, CEO and Founder of Zelros.
Skip Glass is a Silicon Valley Investor, Managing Director at Union Square Advisors and Former Partner at Foundation Capital. Skip brings a solid track record as an advisor and board member in tech startups. He was instrumental in helping create over $6 billion in market cap for four startups where he was part of the management team including Netscape (acquired by AOL), Sybase (SAP), and another $6 billion in market cap for companies he advised while at Foundation Capital.
“The Insurance industry is increasing its investments in technology, and more specifically leveraging AI/ML to drive better customer experience across all distribution channels. Insurtech is expected to have a 48.8% CAGR leading to 2028, there is no better time to be in this market. I’m pleased to join the Zelros team.” Skip Glass, Managing Director at Union Square Advisors and Former Foundation Capital Partner.
Linh Ho, a Seattle-based marketing executive brings 20 years of B2B technology experience. She recently served as the CMO and COO for conDati, a Silicon Valley marketing AI/ML provider. Prior to that, Linh was the CMO’s Chief of Staff and Business Operations leader at Concur (acquired by SAP for $8.3B). She also held marketing leadership roles at Compuware (Dynatrace) and OpTier.
“I am so proud to join the team at Zelros, and I am impressed with the deep experience in applying data science and AI to help transform an industry that is ready. With the rising needs of personalization, customer experience, and better efficiencies — the timing for Zelros in Insurtech is now.” Said Linh Ho, CMO at Zelros.
Ann Musgrave is a Global Alliance Executive with a background in Financial Services, Sales, Marketing, and Operations, she has a strong history of growing software solutions and services and an exceptional ability in partner relationship management. Ann has a history of achieving long-term productive client relationships and a consistent history of driving substantial increases in market share and revenues. Ann was a Global Alliance Executive at Capgemini, Persistent Systems and held Alliance and Sales positions at Pegasystems.
“I’m excited to join Zelros as part of the N.A. expansion. I believe strong alliances are key drivers of success in Insurtech, and I look forward to continuing to deepen the relationships we have here with Capgemini, Microsoft and Salesforce while driving new growth through strategic partnerships.” Said Ann Musgrave, Director of Strategic Alliances.
*source: Grand View Research