Openbay, Industry-Leading On-Line Marketplace and Provider of SaaS for the Automotive Aftermarket Appoints Jim Gregoire as Chief Product Officer


CAMBRIDGE, MA, Aug 1, 2017 – Openbay, an award-winning online marketplace for auto repair and provider of SaaS-based offerings for the auto care industry, announces the appointment of Jim Gregoire as Chief Product Officer. This news follows Openbay’s announcement to expand beyond its marketplace to offer subscription services (SaaS) to the auto care industry.
A proven SaaS product veteran and with more than 25 years of experience in the software industry and multisided marketplaces, Gregoire will lead the company’s product strategy as it continues to expand its platform to better serve the auto care industry.
Gregoire brings more than two decades of leadership at startups and enterprises managing early-stage to mature, industry-leading products. Most recently he served as VP Product at NEA-backed Placester where he was responsible for both SMB and enterprise products, and helped the company achieve its traction in the SMB market. Previously, Gregoire held senior-level product and marketing positions at Aol, Yodle and Monster.
“Openbay continues to execute on its vision to transform the way the auto care industry acquires and retains new customers. With strong growth in its SaaS offering since its release, Jim is the perfect fit to continue to innovate and expand our platform,” said Rob Infantino, CEO and Founder of Openbay.
About Openbay
Openbay is an online marketplace and SaaS software company transforming the auto-­repair experience for consumers, and the way that service providers acquire and service customers. Openbay is headquartered in Cambridge, MA, is privately held, and its investors include Stage 1 Ventures, Boston Seed Capital, GV (formerly Google Ventures), a16z seed, and several individual investors. Openbay holds an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.
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