SmartBear hires chief people and culture officer

Information technology business SmartBear, which is headquartered in Massachusetts and has offices in Ireland, England and Poland, has appointed Veronica Curran (pictured) as chief people and culture officer.

Curran previously held roles at Mendix, Turbonomic and Bain Capital Ventures, and has 15 years of experience.

Most recently, she was chief people officer at Alumni Ventures (AV) where she led its people and culture strategy. She was also vice president of global people and culture operations at Flywire, responsible for teams in the Asia and Pacific region, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Americas.

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Frank Roe, chief executive officer of SmartBear, said: “Veronica brings an extensive background in diversity, equity and inclusion, talent, and various culture programs that will help SmartBear continue to deliver exceptional employee experiences as we scale and grow during these unprecedented times. Throughout her career, Veronica’s passion for building strong teams and leading with authenticity, a strong work ethic, and honesty have been her driving force.”

Curran added: “Company culture is our strongest tool to attract, hire, and retain the best talent, particularly in today’s challenging work environment. It has long been my goal to foster a culture of respect and trust to motivate and energise employees to always do their best work, all while treating every employee first as a human being. I look forward to partnering with Frank and the rest of the SmartBear team on our shared vision to empower all team members to thrive and grow across every stage of their journey as SmartBear continues on its impressive growth trajectory.”