FourKites, a leading global supply chain visibility platform, has announced the expansion of its leadership team to drive customer value and support continued growth. The company has welcomed industry veteran Sean Fallon as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Product Officer Priya Rajagopalan to an expanded role. Additionally, Mike DeAngelis has been appointed as Head of International Solutions, with a focus on ocean.
FourKites serves over 1,200 customers, including some of the largest and most complex supply chains in the world. With its platform touching over 50% of the Fortune 500, the company is well-positioned to meet the growing need for visibility beyond transportation. As global supply chains become more intricate, customers now require end-to-end solutions that provide visibility into inventory, yards, warehouses, stores, and more.
Gartner, a leading research and advisory company, recognized FourKites as the top-scoring solution for the world’s most complex supply chains in its 2023 Critical Capabilities for Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platforms report. The company’s modal coverage and extended capabilities were specifically highlighted. FourKites has also been widely recognized for its industry-leading innovation, earning a spot in FreightWaves’ FreightTech 25 for the third consecutive year.
To support its aggressive innovation agenda, FourKites has expanded the role of Chief Product Officer Priya Rajagopalan to encompass customer operations, product development, and research and development. Rajagopalan, with over two decades of experience in product management, marketing, and strategy, has been instrumental in driving customer-driven innovation at FourKites. Many of the platform’s capabilities have been developed in close collaboration with customers such as Land O’Lakes, Coca-Cola, Kimberly-Clark, and Walmart Canada.
Sean Fallon, returning as Chief Strategy Officer, brings extensive technology executive and advisory experience to the team. He has led businesses through strategic liquidity events and mergers and acquisitions, including the sale of BigMachines to Oracle in 2013. Fallon previously served as President at FourKites from 2017 to 2021.
Joining the leadership team as Head of Ocean is Mike DeAngelis, who will drive strategy and innovation around FourKites’ ocean solutions. DeAngelis has a proven track record in the industry, having held key positions at Maersk, WiseTech Global, and project44.
FourKites’ expansion of its leadership team comes as the company experiences significant growth. Over the past year, the company has seen a 28% increase in customers, a 37% growth in its carrier network, and nearly 30% growth in shipment volume across more than 220 countries and territories. FourKites continues to lead the way in innovation, introducing key features such as Inbound Visibility, Appointment Manager, Fin AI (FourKites Intelligence Network), and My Workspace.
Mathew Elenjickal, Founder and CEO of FourKites, expressed excitement about the new appointments, highlighting the increased opportunities for digitization in the current landscape. Elenjickal believes that these additions will strengthen the connection between the voice of the customer and the company’s high-velocity research and development team, ultimately driving accelerated innovation and customer value.
With its expanded leadership team and commitment to providing maximum visibility for its customers, FourKites is well-equipped to continue transforming global supply chains and delivering real-time insights that expedite decision-making throughout end-to-end operations.
FourKites is a leading global supply chain visibility platform that empowers business leaders with comprehensive visibility into transportation, yards, warehouses, stores, and more. Tracking over 3 million shipments daily across various modes of transportation, FourKites combines real-time data and machine learning to digitize end-to-end supply chains. The company serves over 1,200 recognized brands, including many top consumer packaged goods and food and beverage companies. For more information, visit the FourKites website.