JONATHAN SALAMA, CO-FOUNDER AND CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER OF TRANSFIX, APPOINTED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
– Succeeds CEO & President Lily Shen who will proceed to function a Transfix advisor throughout the transition –
NEW YORK, March 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Transfix, Inc. (“Transfix”), the Clever Freight Platform™, right this moment introduced that co-founder and Chief Know-how Officer, Jonathan Salama, has been appointed Chief Govt Officer of the corporate and can proceed to function a member of the Board of Administrators. Departing CEO & President Lily Shen is stepping down after 5 years on the firm.
“On behalf of the Board of Administrators, I want to thank Lily for her management and dedication over the previous 5 years. Throughout her tenure, Transfix has superior its place as an trade chief and innovator, and is poised for a powerful and profitable future forward,” stated Carmen Chang, Normal Accomplice and Head of Asia, NEA. “Jonathan’s distinctive mixture of expertise and operations experience makes him a perfect chief and the pure and strategic successor for the CEO function. We look ahead to a continued partnership with Jonathan and the Transfix workforce.”
“I am excited to step into this new function and proceed to drive the enterprise ahead,” stated Salama. “We are going to stay centered on the identical shared mission that we have had since Day 1 – to construct the world’s most linked and clever freight platform. On this subsequent section of development, we’ll proceed to drive innovation and repair choices for our prospects, in addition to advance our dedication to sustainability and fostering a various and inclusive firm. I thank Lily for all of her accomplishments and contributions over time. She has been a useful associate and chief, and I want her the perfect in her subsequent endeavor.”
Since launch, Transfix has continued to shatter the normal perceptions of freight brokerages, and constructed out a set of latest capabilities throughout the $800 billion trucking trade by means of expertise. Previous to co-founding Transfix, Salama was an early addition to the core engineering workforce at Gilt Groupe, the place he transitioned to a dynamic management function. At Gilt, he oversaw a workforce of engineers and constructed the backend structure, which powered the corporate’s software program options. After Gilt, Salama labored in engineering at Cherry, an on-demand automotive wash startup that was later acquired by Lyft.
“It has been an honor main Transfix,” stated Shen. “I couldn’t be extra pleased with the developments we now have made, the expansion we now have pushed, the influence we now have had on our prospects, carriers and the trade at giant, and the workforce we now have constructed. We proceed to display the energy of our platform and resilience of our workforce day after day. Transfix is stronger than ever earlier than and I am trying ahead to cheering on the workforce as they embark on this thrilling new chapter.”
Over her 5 years at Transfix, Shen drove the corporate’s platform technique and product choices, and accelerated strategic partnerships, resulting in document development and market share. She superior the corporate’s model positioning and dedication to sustainability, and constructed a powerful and numerous management workforce, group, and tradition for the long run development of the corporate. Shen might be supporting the transition, efficient instantly, and persevering with on as an advisor to Salama and the corporate.
Transfix drives fashionable provide chain influence at scale with its Clever Freight Platform™. By combining enterprise-grade, machine-learning expertise with intuitive software program and devoted provide chain specialists, Transfix is enabling organizations to ship with excessive efficiency and excessive reliability, drive long-term technique and capability planning, take empty miles off the highway, and optimize their networks, at scale. Right this moment, Transfix connects shippers to almost 30,000 carriers with real-time, many-to-many freight matching and the visibility they should make their provide chains extra environment friendly and environmentally accountable. Study extra at Transfix.io.
Chelsea Horn, Carve Communications for Transfix