April 3, 2017 – Raleigh, NC-headquartered Goodwin Executive Search has placed Tom Bright as chief executive officer at Field2Base. Managing partner Bill Goodwin led the assignment. In his new role, Mr. Bright will be responsible for leading an existing team and aggressively growing revenues through the building of a robust marketing and sales team. A primary task will be to ensure the company drives shareholder value and overachieves on customer expectations.
Mr. Bright was recruited to Field2Base from CertiRx Corporation where he served as chief operating officer and as a member of the company’s board of directors. Mr. Bright is an accomplished CEO and veteran technology leader who has a proven track record of scaling software businesses. He has led 100-plus mergers and acquisitions, handled two IPOs, owned a $450 million P&L, and managed a 500 member business team.
He previously served as president and CEO at LuLu Press where he grew revenues and took the business into new market areas. Prior to his role there, Mr. Bright served as EVP and COO and PeopleClick, where he drove high double digit growth year after year and spearheaded the successful sale of the business. He has also served as a board member at Mobile Reach and Swordstone Partners.
“I am truly excited and honored to lead Field2Base,” Mr. Bright said. “The company is a leader in the mobile field work enablement and delivery and forms automation markets. Field2base is at the forefront of a quickly evolving market. I am thrilled to be join at this exciting time.”
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Headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, Field2Base is an enterprise software-as-a-service provider of award winning solutions in the area of mobile data capture & delivery and forms automation. It has developed one of the most robust, completely customizable and intuitive mobile forms solutions on the market today. The business has thousands of users across the U.S. and internationally and serves clients across all industry verticals, from healthcare (nursing, pharmacy, home health) and government to construction and field service (utilities, telecom, insurance, HVAC).
Goodwin Search was founded in 2011 to provide personalized executive search and assessment services to clients across the U.S. and globally. The firm specializes in building leadership teams for high-growth, disruptive companies in the technology and services sectors and focuses on the following areas: technology; board member searches; business / information services; financial services / private equity; customer services / retail, industrial / manufacturing / consumer products; and professional services. Its clients include Axiom; Digital Reasoning Systems; HSM Solutions; TOA Technologies; Accenture; Dell; IBM; Sterling Commerce; Pep Boys; MSX International; and Hexaware Technologies.
Mr. Goodwin, the firm’s founder, is responsible for end-to-end search execution and client development. With extensive experience working for clients within the technology and services sectors, he has completed hundreds of senior level recruiting assignments over the last 15 years across all functions and continents, including C-suite, VP, and director levels in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media