AutoQuotes has announced two new appointments to its executive team as it focuses on accelerating industry innovation.
David Demres and Eric Farr join the company as vice president of business development and chief technical officer respectively.
Demres will develop new technology and distribution partnerships and build on current relationships with foodservice Equipment and supplies industry partners.
He joins following a spell as vice president of business development at Light Wave Dental, a non-clinical management services company where he was responsible for corporate development initiatives, creating partnerships, and new market expansions.
Farr comes equipped with over 25 years of experience leading development and product teams in high growth tech companies.
He will be responsible for accelerating new product delivery and the application of advanced technologies within the AQ platform.
Previously, Farr led the engineering effort to deliver a ‘predictive analytics as a service’ solution at EagleEye Analytics, since acquired by Guidewire, whilst he has also held senior leadership roles in product development and engineering at companies including Marathon Data Systems, now WorkWave, Agentek, and Clear Measure.
Demres and Farr will report to Jim Contardi, CEO of AutoQuotes, who said: “As the FES industry increasingly embraces the leverage of technology, it is clear that AutoQuotes can be a catalyst to industry transformation by incorporating advanced technologies and third party innovation to our platform.
“I am pleased to welcome these two talented and accomplished leaders to the AutoQuotes team to help drive this effort.”