Neptune, N.J. (March 24, 2016) – WorkWave® (www.workwave.com), a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for field service management and “last mile” fleet management, today announced the appointment of Perry Pappas as its Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. As a member of WorkWave’s senior management team, Mr. Pappas will be responsible for all legal and compliance aspects of WorkWave’s rapidly expanding domestic and international operations.
Perry joins WorkWave with more than 25 years of legal experience, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, joint ventures, securities, commercial contracts, licensing, technology transactions, corporate governance, compliance and general corporate counsel. As outside general counsel he has represented dozens of software, SaaS and other technology companies, and he served as vice president and general counsel at a growth stage technology company through its public offering.
“Perry’s deep understanding of, and skill in the legal facets of strategic transactions, commercial contracts, compliance and working with software and technology companies through their growth cycle will be a valuable asset to WorkWave,” said Chris Sullens, president and CEO of WorkWave. “This unique experience and skill set will strengthen our business infrastructure and facilitate our growth with keen focus on security, compliance and risk management. I’m thrilled to have such an experienced legal professional join our incredibly talented team as we continue our rapid expansion.”
Mr. Pappas holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Michigan State University, and a juris doctor degree from the University of Michigan. He began his legal career at Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP and was most recently a partner in the firms of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Morrison Cohen LLP.
To learn more about WorkWave’s executive team, visit workwave.com/leadership.
WorkWave (formerly Marathon Data Systems) is a fast-growing leader in the massive industries of field service management and “last mile” fleet management software – a $45+ billion market worldwide. The company connects all aspects of field services and “last mile” transportation companies' business through its tightly integrated, mobile-first suite of cloud-based software, which includes PestPac, WorkWave Service, Service CEO, WorkWave Route Manager, WorkWave GPS, WorkWave Marketing and ContactUs. This comprehensive offering provides its 9,000+ customers with an unprecedented level of insight and information about their business that empowers them to delight their end-customers at every touch point and supercharge their business. Founded in 1984, WorkWave has been recognized with multiple awards for its outstanding growth and culture, including the Inc. 5000, SmartCEO Future 50, and Best Places to Work in New Jersey. For more information, visit www.workwave.com.