LASSO Names Christian Oliver as Chief Product Officer
April 21, 2017 Business News(PRLEAP.COM) NASHVILLE, Tenn., and ATLANTA, April 21, 2017 – LASSO, a leading provider of contingent workforce management software solutions, today announced it has appointed Christian Oliver as chief product officer (CPO). Oliver will oversee the strategic direction of the company's products and drive innovation in order to meet the needs of LASSO's rapidly growing customer base and industry reach.
"Christian understands the overwhelming value that customers realize today from our solution as LASSO increasingly helps them manage their entire labor workflow from start to finish," said Angela Alea, president of LASSO. "Christian is a proven strategic thinker, capable of bridging the gap between product development and business teams. He also has an excellent understanding of today's technology-driven marketplace and a proven track record of delivering products on time and to the highest standards. We couldn't be happier to have him join our team."
As an experienced healthcare technology executive, Oliver has built and led the development of robust products for both start-up and enterprise organizations for over 20 years. Most recently, Oliver was vice president, platform, data & reporting at HealthStream (HSTM), where he was responsible for leading a team in creating next generation data solutions in talent management and workforce development for the healthcare industry. Prior to that, Oliver was the associate vice president, product management, also at HealthStream, where he directed the team responsible for creating over 100 partnerships with publishers, healthcare associations and training companies to sell and deliver their products across HealthStream's network.
"The growth of the contingent workforce is being experienced across many industries," said Alea. "We see this in the staffing and live event production industries, but the demand for contingent workers is also on the rise in the healthcare industry. This has created a need for a solution like LASSO to help these companies manage their complex labor processes. Christian's expertise in the healthcare industry will be critical as we further expand our reach into new markets, such as the healthcare industry, and others that employ an on-demand and mobile workforce."
"LASSO is changing the way companies manage their contingent workforce by creating solutions that allow people to do what they do best, but even better," Oliver said. "These solutions enable companies to be more efficient and ultimately more profitable. I am excited to drive product strategy and execution as LASSO continues to experience accelerated growth within the live event service and staffing markets and to help further innovation and expansion into the healthcare industry as well as other new markets."
LASSO is a contingent workforce management software company that helps companies manage their entire labor workflow – from electronic onboarding and document management, to scheduling, communication, time-tracking, spend forecasting, billing, payroll and more. The LASSO platform and mobile app were created to tackle the unique challenges faced by companies when managing their on-demand and on-the-go workforce. Learn more at www.LASSO.io