IoT startup Hologram hires Mike Georgoff as Chief Product Officer
Hologram, a global cellular platform for IoT, announced it hired Mike Georgoff this month as its first Chief Product Officer as the organization continues its growth. Georgoff has more than 15 years of experience as a growth-stage executive focused on strategy, product and design. Georgoff's scorecard with growth-stage startups speaks for itself, three companies he previously worked for had successful exits including two acquisitions and one IPO.
Previously, Georgoff worked at Redbox, RetailMeNot, Main Street Hub, and H-E-B Digital. Most recently, Georgoff was the Chief Product Officer at Main Street
Hub, which was acquired by GoDaddy, and at H-E-B, the 12th largest privately-held company in the United States. Georgoff also held senior positions during critical growth periods for both Redbox and RetailMeNot, where he helped drive increased revenue growth through his leadership roles in strategy, marketing, and product. Georgoff's has extensive experience and expertise with developing and launching software as a service (SaaS) products and scaling a variety of business models.
Ben Forgan, Co-founder and CEO, Hologram: "We're thrilled to welcome Mike to our team. His emphasis on a customer-centric approach to product was a natural fit for us. He easily understood some of the critical elements that we pride ourselves on, such as our dashboard that serves as a sophisticated offering for IoT monitoring and optimizing the entire device fleet upon deployment."
Hologram recently announced it has grown in four main areas - revenue, device usage, lead generation and team members.
On his appointment, Georgoff said: "I'm excited to join Hologram because they're on the front end of an exploding IoT industry and Hologram is seeing increased demand and usage across every industry from healthcare to retail to agriculture. Additionally, I immediately recognized during the interview process that the modern workplace culture was the right fit along with their very talented team readily positioned to grow and scale. I'm excited to be part of it."