SEATTLE, WA. - Traction Guest, a global leader in cloud-based solutions for enterprise visitor management, is excited to announce that David Sutcliffe has joined the company’s board, assuming the position of Board Chair. This new appointment comes on the heels of a highly successful year for Traction Guest, which had a rapid increase in customers, opened global offices in the U.S. and Europe, and grew the employee base by over 300%.
“David has consistently been a game-changer to the enterprise tech companies he has led, taking them to new heights," said Keith Metcalfe, CEO of Traction Guest. “He is a valuable addition to our board and we will leverage his knowledge of building companies as Traction Guest continues to expand globally, setting the standard for enterprise visitor management solutions.”
Mr. Sutcliffe brings nearly 40 years of leading category-defining technology organizations. Prior to Traction Guest, he held CEO and Board Chair positions at Sierra Wireless, where he led their IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange and their public listing on the Nasdaq. Mr Sutcliffe has previously served on several technology company boards, including his most recent tenure as Board Chair at Neurio Technology. He also spent five years as Board Chair for the non-profit organization, Social Venture Partners Vancouver and six years as Board Chair at E-Comm 911.
“David has spent his entire career building and leading innovative technology companies,” said Greg Malpass, CEO and Founder of Traction on Demand, and current board member at Traction Guest. "We are very fortunate to have somebody so accomplished in the enterprise technology space, and I have no doubt that we made the perfect choice for Board Chair.”
David joins a seasoned board that includes Greg Malpass, Co-Founder of Traction Guest, Norm Francis, CEO of Boardwalk Ventures, and Brian Feinstein, Partner of Bessemer Venture Partners.
“Traction Guest has experienced impressive growth over the past few years and is quickly establishing itself as a category leader in enterprise visitor management,” said Mr. Sutcliffe. “I admire the culture and the way the management team strategically approaches the business, its customers and its product. I am excited to join this accomplished organization and provide guidance and support as our technology continues to make an impact on global companies.”