Hanzo announces executive promotions
New York, NY, April 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hanzo, a technology pioneer in the preservation, collection, examination and export of dynamic and complex web-based and collaborative data, announces today two C-level leadership appointments and several other key personnel changes. Paul Suh has been named president and Robert Hirst will become Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Additionally, the company announced that Dave Ruel will be head of product, Evan Gumz has been promoted to director of account management, Mariana Rosario is the new director of sales, and Sarena Regazzoni has been promoted to senior director of communications.
“Paul and Rob have shown transformative leadership in helping Hanzo expand its delivery of innovative solutions to meet the growing need for complex data management for corporate legal, investigative and compliance functions,” said Julien. Masanes, CEO of Hanzo. “They have earned the respect and trust across the organization and will continue to position Hanzo as the leading technology partner helping enterprises organize their complex collaboration data.”
Mr. Suh, based in the United States, was the former chief financial officer of Hanzo. As President, Paul will oversee all operations of the company. Suh is a seasoned finance and operations executive with expertise in SaaS platforms, fintech, digital media, games and payments. His comprehensive experience includes leading financial services, operations, product, marketing, human resources, legal and corporate development for fast-growing startups. His appointment will allow Hanzo’s CEO to focus on strategic partnerships and investments to accelerate the pace of growth.
“I am delighted to take on this new role. I see Hanzo at a major inflection point poised for huge growth with several factors contributing to our tailwinds, the most exciting of which is the launch of our new AI and ML capabilities that help our enterprise customers stay a step ahead. ahead of potential litigation. Above all, I am honored to be part of such a talented group of new, next generation leaders here at Hanzo.
Mr. Hirst, based in the UK, is a technology and software development veteran with multiple leadership roles in developing market-leading solutions for the B2B, B2C, retail, fintech, mobile, and business sectors. insurance, SMEs and businesses. As CTO, his primary responsibilities will be to oversee Hanzo’s product roadmap for innovative technology solutions to organize and gain an understanding of complex collaboration and SaaS technology stacks. He will also oversee the engineering, security, service and delivery teams.
“I am very excited to take on the role of CTO at Hanzo and to use my experience to lead our excellent group of forward-thinking technologists, who are well positioned to lead Hanzo to new levels of excellence,” said Rob Hirst. Work to date has positioned Hanzo as a market leader in innovative multi-approach information capture, management and delivery for complex enterprise SaaS applications and other collaborative sources that are at the cutting edge of software eDiscovery, legal and compliance. It is an honor to lead and collaborate with world-class engineering, safety and service delivery teams at Hanzo.”
As the business has doubled, Hanzo is also happy to live up to its value of developing talent from within. Senior management is excited to welcome the next generation of business leaders to the leadership team with the following promotions.
- Dave Ruel, formerly Senior Product Manager, is promoted to Product Manager, who will oversee product strategy and work hand-in-hand with the product development team on innovative new enterprise solutions.
- Evan Gumz, formerly Senior Account Manager, assumes the role of Director of Account Management, to meet the growing needs of a rapidly growing customer base.
- Mariana Rosario, formerly Corporate Account Manager, will assume the role of Director of Sales to lead Hanzo’s growing go-to-market initiatives.
- Sarena Regazzoni, formerly director of communications, becomes senior director of communications to lead the company’s strategy and execution for internal and external messaging, communications and brand.
Hanzo helps global businesses manage and reduce legal risk wherever work is done. Capture data for investigations, disputes, and compliance wherever employees collaborate, including hard-to-capture sources like Slack, Jira, project management, collaboration platforms, and internal SaaS systems. Hanzo’s software enables defensible curation, targeted collection, and efficient review of dynamic content. Hanzo is SOC 2® Type 2 certified, demonstrating its commitment to data security and serving large enterprises worldwide. Learn more at hanzo.co and follow updates on Twitter: @gethanzo or on LinkedIn.
Hanzo announces executive promotions