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Deputy Hires New CMO, Expands International Team to Silicon Valley


  • Jennifer Shambroom, Former CMO of YouAppi, takes on role at Deputy with 18-year track record of success
  • Joins future unicorn startup aiming to build a world-class workforce management platform
  • Shambroom to lead global Deputy team from new SF office, expands company presence in US

Deputy, the award-winning workforce management software platform, today announced the hiring of Jennifer Shambroom as its new Chief Marketing Officer, expanding its global team to San Francisco. With a long-standing track record leading high performance marketing teams, Shambroom brings a wealth of experience to Deputy on the heels of its $81 million Series B investment round.

“The CMO role is an essential part of our strategy in building a global business,” said Steven Power, Global President at Deputy. “I am excited to welcome Jennifer to the team and to have her on board for this next part of Deputy’s journey. Her experience leading teams across high-growth tech companies like Lookout, Motricity, Payfone, Crittercism and YouAppi put her in great stead to build a superior global marketing team at Deputy.”

As the CMO of YouAppi, a digital marketing platform powering mobile engagement, the company was named to Deloitte’s 15th Fastest Growing Company in Bay Area, grew revenue over 16,000 percent and Shambroom was responsible for leading global teams across 15 offices worldwide while driving key marketing strategies. Shambroom also authored her first book, “The Everything Guide to Mobile Apps,” the first-ever resource on how to market mobile applications.

With smartphone infiltration universally growing across all regions, Deputy is heading toward hosting a growing community of end users that interact with the company via smartphones, making Shambroom’s extensive background and knowledge in mobile indispensable to the future success of the company.

In her role at Deputy, Shambroom will lead the global marketing teams across Sydney, London and Atlanta and contribute to the company’s efforts of building out a new office and expanding the team based in San Francisco.

About Deputy

Deputy is the ultimate employee management tool, simplifying scheduling, timesheets, tasks and workplace communication, helping businesses to transform operations and empowering employees to work the way they want.

Deputy connects businesses and employees seamlessly through technology to make work easier. Deputy is used by more than 90,000 workplaces across 70+ countries each day.

Deputy was founded in Australia in 2008 after Steve Shelley asked Ashik Ahmed to develop a solution to his own business problems. The software soon became Steve’s “deputy” in the day-to-day running of the business, and together, Ashik and Steve set out to expand the software’s capabilities for other businesses. Today, Deputy has more than 200 employees across global offices in Australia, the UK and the U.S., and has raised in excess of $106 million to date. For more information, visit www.deputy.com, or find us on Twitter, Facebook, the App Store or Google Play.

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