By Stacie Bauer
Ungerboeck, the World’s Event Software, has hired Ryan Morrow as Chief Financial Officer and recently promoted several key leaders, as the organization looks to grow and scale globally.
Morrow serves as Ungerboeck’s first CFO. As part of the executive leadership team, Morrow will focus on building a high-performing organization that will scale with the expected growth coinciding with a recent investment from Cove Hill Partners. As a strategic advisor to Ungerboeck’s CEO and Board of Directors, Morrow will drive the overall financial strategy of the business while building out FP&A, corporate development, accounting, treasury, tax, and other departments.
“We are glad to have Ryan join our rapidly growing team. Ryan brings a wealth of cross-industry experience in accelerating companies’ growth, as well as strategic business planning and handling mergers and acquisitions.” said Manish Chandak, President and CEO. “Ryan will help us continue to achieve our financial metrics and accelerate our growth trajectory.”
Along with the addition of Morrow, several recent promotions round out the leadership team.
“We are thrilled about the post-pandemic growth of the events industry, and we are preparing our team to support that growth,” Chandak said. “I am very excited to announce our expanded leadership team. This leadership team truly embodies our values and is ready to serve our customers and lead the industry with expertise and innovation.”
The new roles include:
FRED LAZZERINI – Senior Vice President, International
In his new role, Lazzerini will oversee sales and delivery for all markets outside of Americas, where he will drive the rapid growth of Ungerboeck activities and the company’s ongoing focus on customer success.
Lazzerini brings more than 20 years of experience in the events industry, first working for the technology branch of GL Events, a major venue and exhibition management company based in France, and then having held a variety of roles with Ungerboeck, providing and delivering their event technology solutions to customers in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. For the last 10 years, Lazzerini has overseen the expansion of the Asia-Pacific region.
MIKE CAMERON – Vice President, People & Culture
Mike Cameron will continue fostering a workplace culture where employee engagement, strong leadership, employee relationships, and successful endeavors can thrive. The importance of company culture has become an even more vital element of the work experience for all of us. While working alongside our leadership team and each individual employee, the People and Culture team strives to attract, engage, retain, and unleash the potential of our teams.
JENNIFER DIEBLING – Vice President, Marketing
Jennifer Diebling will serve as an active contributor and collaborative member of our dynamic senior leadership team. She will be responsible for designing and implementing the organization’s strategic global marketing plan. Diebling will be instrumental in positioning the brand for growth, increasing brand awareness in emerging markets, growing the sales pipeline with strategies that align with our business goals, and developing opportunities to grow affinity and advocacy with current customers in the broader Ungerboeck community.
JOE WHITE – Vice President, Product Development
After a six-year hiatus from Ungerboeck, Joe White is returning home as Vice President, Product Development. White will focus on the new direction and the next generation of Ungerboeck software. He will concentrate his efforts on automation, unit testing, and a heightened level of customer satisfaction and confidence in the products that the department delivers. White’s teams are the backbone of Ungerboeck, delivering high-quality software at an amazing pace. In his new role, White will continue to focus on delivering business value while ensuring that we’re building our products on a solid foundation.
Stacie Bauer is the Event & Sponsorship Coordinator, Marketing at Ungerboeck.