Castlight Health Hires Enterprise Software Executive John McCracken As Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales
January 22, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO – January 22, 2015 – Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE:CSLT), a pioneer of the Enterprise Healthcare Cloud, today announced John McCracken joins its executive leadership team as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Mr. McCracken brings a 25-year track record of accelerating sales growth at technology companies and expanding global market categories.
“The magnitude of the healthcare business problem dwarfs the problems addressed with existing enterprise technology — sales, marketing, HR, and finance, for example. Further, it impacts every employer and employee in America. Fixing it will deliver immeasurable value to every Castlight customer.”
“John McCracken is one of the most talented, experienced and proven sales executives in the U.S. We are honored to have him join Castlight’s mission to empower employers to cure enterprise healthcare in America,” said Giovanni Colella, M.D., co-founder and CEO of Castlight Health. “Healthcare costs American companies a staggering $620 billion annually. John and his team will help our customers provide high quality, cost-efficient care to their employees, reduce waste and convert healthcare spending into a strategic investment.”
Most recently, McCracken led the Jive Software global sales organization as Worldwide Senior Vice President of Sales, helping to drive the company’s growth through its IPO and establish its leadership in the Social Enterprise category. Prior to Jive, McCracken served as Senior Vice President of Sales at Inovis. McCracken also served as Vice President of Sales, Americas for Mercury Interactive Corporation, where he helped drive the company to leadership in the Business Technology Optimization category. He has also held executive management positions at Checkfree Corporation, American Express, Warrantech, and PC Service Source, and served as an Advisory Board Member for iConclude.
“I am excited to join the Castlight team and deliver the first enterprise class healthcare management platform to automate and integrate highly complex and manual healthcare processes,” said McCracken. “The magnitude of the healthcare business problem dwarfs the problems addressed with existing enterprise technology — sales, marketing, HR, and finance, for example. Further, it impacts every employer and employee in America. Fixing it will deliver immeasurable value to every Castlight customer.”
Today, more than 155 companies across 25 industries have selected Castlight’s Enterprise Healthcare Cloud to leverage existing investments in employee health and wellness, eliminate waste, and eradicate unnecessary spending. Castlight customers include more than 40 Fortune 500 companies, including those in retail, technology, manufacturing, and transportation, as well as government entities.
About Castlight Health
Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE:CSLT) is the leader in Enterprise Healthcare Management. We believe great healthcare builds great business and U.S. enterprises can gain control over the $620 billion spent annually on healthcare, transforming a crippling cost into a strategic business advantage. Recognized as a top 2014 software platform by the HR Technology Conference & Exposition, Castlight’s Enterprise Healthcare Cloud enables employers to understand and manage all their healthcare investments while helping employees make the best possible healthcare decisions. Castlight is a great place to work, honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice award and recognized by Rock Health for Diversity in Leadership. For more information visit www.castlighthealth.com. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn and Like us on Facebook. Source: Castlight Health.
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