SmartBear Names New Chief Revenue Officer

SmartBear, a provider of software development and quality tools, has promoted Lou DiFruscio to Chief Revenue Officer, overseeing the company´s global sales organization. He joined SmartBear in 2014, and most recently served as VP, North American Sales, the company said.

Software development and delivery continues for many SmartBear customers during the COVID-19 crisis. There´s an ever-increasing need for APIs, as well as functional and load testing, in particular as organizations rapidly develop and evolve software tools and services in reaction to their new realities. The company continues to lead the industry with its wide array of development and testing tools that support software quality around the world.

The role of Chief Revenue Officer was previously held by Frank Roe, who was promoted to CEO in March. Prior to SmartBear, Lou spent two years as Technology Sales Manager at Oracle. For two decades, he held sales leadership roles at various companies, including AccuRev, Empirix, and Coverity, among others.

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