Chris Ramsey, Previously COO, elected as new CEO at Latista Technologies.
Latista Technologies announced today that the board of directors has unanimously elected Chris Ramsey its next chief executive officer (CEO). Mr. Ramsey assumed his new role July 3rd, 2013. Mr. Ramsey was previously Latista’s chief operating officer (COO).
“Chris’ track record of execution and strategic leadership, combined with his open-minded approach to problem solving has earned him the respect of employees and customers. He has the right combination of knowledge, depth and experience to lead the company during this period of rapid growth,” said Joseph Callanan, Latista board member. “His insight and leadership skills are incredibly valuable to Latista and our customers.”
Formerly, as the COO at Latista, Mr. Ramsey was responsible for global day-to-day operations and helped develop Latista’s first product offering in 2005. Prior to being COO, he was the Executive Vice President at Latista, where he led the development of Latista’s global sales, services, support and marketing teams. Prior to Latista, Mr. Ramsey was the global senior vice president at NIC Inc. While at NIC, he led the creation of the company’s sales, marketing and public relations organizations. NIC went public during Mr. Ramsey’s tenure raising $130M in capital and grew to more than $50M in annual revenues. Before NIC, he served in various management roles at IBM in operations, sales and international channels.
Mr. Ramsey received a BA from Washburn University, graduated from IBM’s management program and earned an MBA from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business.
“I am deeply honored by the opportunity to lead Latista,” said Mr. Ramsey. “We have the construction industry’s most exciting mobile and cloud solution, unique technologies, tremendous talent, and top-pedigree clients. I look forward to working with our team to continue our proud legacy of excellence and success, while accelerating the company forward even faster.”
About Latista: Unparalleled in the industry, Latista’s mobile and cloud software delivers a field management solution for construction. Latista’s current customers already include Fortune 100 capital project owners and top 100 general construction and engineering firms. Latista’s customers attest that their use of Latista has led them to higher quality production, lower costs and reduced legal and financial risks.