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Innovyze names Rick Gruenhagen Chief Technology Officer

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Innovyze, an Autodesk company
Innovyze is a global leader in building innovative, industry-leading software for the water industry for over 35 years; serving thousands of clients including the largest utilities, ENR design firms, consultancies and refining plants around the world
  • Innovyze names Rick Gruenhagen Chief Technology Officer

Innovyze has named Rick Gruenhagen as Chief Technology Officer. Gruenhagen assumes a key role on the executive team reporting to CEO Colby Manwaring. He will oversee the company’s overall product direction and development and will lead the engineering, product and infrastructure teams.

Gruenhagen brings over 20 years of experience in organizational leadership and innovative software engineering to his new role. Gruenhagen has served as CTO for Spireon where he led the development of their connected vehicle SaaS and hardware platforms.  Preceding Spireon, Rick served as Vice President of Software Engineering at Impinj, where he built the end-to-end technology platform that propelled the company into a successful Initial Public Offering.

Gruenhagen served in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant Commander and Naval Flight Officer. He held senior software engineering and development roles at some of the most prominent tech organizations in the world, including America Online, PayPal, Amazon, and Microsoft.

“I am thrilled to have Rick join us at Innovyze,” said Colby Manwaring, CEO of Innovyze. “Rick brings diverse and vast technology expertise to the CTO position based on key leadership roles at PayPal, Amazon, and Microsoft.  He has a proven track record of building SaaS-based platforms that effectively leverage Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. We are fortunate to have him join our organization.”

“I couldn’t be more excited to join the Innovyze, the leader in water system intelligence,” said Gruenhagen. “The strength of Innovyze’s existing products and its industry-leading computational models initially drew my interest. With the addition of Emagin AI to our technical portfolio, some of the most exciting work is yet to come.  It’s an honor to be able to take the lead in bringing AI and the Innovyze analytic capabilities into one Cloud offering.”

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