Castlight Health Announces Appointment of Randy Womack as Chief Operating Officer
San Francisco, CA, November 9, 2010—Castlight Health, the premier company empowering consumers with information to make informed health care shopping decisions, today announced that veteran executive Randy Womack has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
“We are extremely pleased that Randy has joined our team,” said Castlight co-founder and CEO Giovanni Colella, M.D. “Changing health care is a challenging yet rewarding mission, and Randy’s proven success in leading high-growth SaaS companies will help accelerate our mission of bringing transparency to health care. We are especially excited to leverage his remarkable customer success, operations, technology and security experience as we take Castlight to the next level.”
As COO, Womack will manage the company’s day-to-day operations including engineering, marketing, logistics and finance, as well as help guide Castlight Health as it expands its existing product line.
Womack has a strong track record in managing Internet and software companies. Most recently, he was CIO and VP of Operations for SuccessFactors, a customer-focused business execution software company with more than eight million users and 3,000 customers across 168 countries. He first began working with SuccessFactors as an early stage startup while a partner in the Fast Forward Group at Greylock Partners. Prior to Greylock, he served as CIO at Digital River, an e-commerce ASP with more than 6,000 online stores, where he helped lead the company to a successful IPO. Randy’s previous experience includes Xerox, Oracle, Artificial Linguistics and Dell Computer.
“It is an honor to join the top-notch team at Castlight Health,” said Womack. “It’s exciting to join this vibrant company with such incredible momentum, and I look forward to this groundbreaking opportunity to fundamentally change health care through transparency.”
About Castlight Health:
Castlight Health was founded in 2008 to empower consumers with the knowledge to make informed health care shopping decisions. The rising cost of health care has put an increased burden on the consumer, while visibility into health care pricing and quality has remained elusive. Castlight Health offers companies a hosted software tool that provides employees with personalized views of their medical benefits and the costs associated with medical procedures. Castlight Health is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by prominent investors, including Venrock, Oak Investment Partners, Maverick Capital, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Wellcome Trust, Cleveland Clinic, and U.S. Venture Partners. For more information, please visit our web site at http://www.castlighthealth.com or call (888) 227-8544. Contact: Susie McDonald (503) 443-7297 [email protected]