BambooHR, the industry’s leading cloud-hosted software provider dedicated to powering the strategic evolution of human resources, announced today it has created two new executive positions to increase product innovation efficiency and delivery cadence.
Ryan Sanders, co-founder, has accepted the position of chief product officer, charged with leading engineering, product design, and product management. Alan Whitaker will join as head of artificial intelligence, with the goal to prioritize the design of user-friendly, intelligent products.
“We’re proud of the fact that BambooHR has been a product-led company since its founding, and these new positions will allow us to continue to innovate and build products that delight our customers,” said Brad Rencher, CEO of BambooHR. “I’m thrilled that Ryan has agreed to step into a day-to-day role working with our talented product teams, and I’m excited to watch Alan expand our AI capabilities with more intelligent and human-like interactions.”
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Founded in 2008 by Ryan Sanders and Ben Peterson, BambooHR leads today’s employee experience evolution for its own employees and the company’s 19,000 customers across 120 countries. These new product positions continue the company’s executive team expansion: BambooHR appointed Amy Frampton as head of marketing in April 2020 and Brad Rencher as CEO in October 2019.