CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – June 19, 2018 – Quickbase, the leader in no-code application development platforms, announced the appointment of Doug Wendell as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Wendell will be responsible for overseeing Quickbase’s financial planning and analysis, accounting, sales operations and business enablement functions.
Wendell brings 20 years of experience in the software industry, having advised senior leadership teams and their boards on both financing and strategic transactions. Prior to joining Quickbase, Wendell was a managing director in the Technology Investment Banking Group at Jefferies LLC, focused on the enterprise software sector. He also spent 13 years at Citigroup, where he was a managing director in their Technology Investment Banking Group specializing in the software sector. Additionally, he served as a trust officer at Northern Trust Corp. in the firm’s International Client Services Group.
“I am thrilled to add someone with the breadth and depth of Doug’s software experience to our world class leadership team,” said Rick Willett, CEO of Quickbase. “The next phase of our growth acceleration will undoubtedly leverage strategic partnerships and Doug’s experience and relationships across the broader software and services ecosystem will be invaluable.”
“From my perspective, the future of software development is a platform that empowers those closest to the work, not always pro-developers, with the ability to automate and continuously improve their processes and work environment,” said Wendell. “I am excited to join the clear market leader and contribute to Quickbase’s significant upside growth potential.”
Wendell received an M.B.A from The Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Vermont. He and his family live south of Boston.