Tom Barrett Appointed CEO of 7signal
December 12, 2016
Accomplished executive to lead next growth phase
7signal, the Wi-Fi Performance Company announces Tom Barrett has joined the company as President and
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead 7signal through its next phase of growth worldwide. Today, 7signal’s
software is deployed by over a hundred corporations, healthcare systems and universities such as AstraZeneca, Charter Communications and Kaiser Permanente, and provides the proactive visibility and analytics needed to create highly effective Wi-Fi experiences.
“I’m extremely pleased to join 7signal, a company whose innovations in Wi-Fi performance management technology are improving productivity and operational efficiency for companies everywhere,” stated Barrett. “Highly connected organizations gain a competitive advantage when they’re more responsive to their customers’ needs. Companies that can manage the Wi-Fi experience proactively, from the user’s point of view, are even more advantaged. And 7signal, with its Mobile Eye and EyeQ offerings, is uniquely positioned to help global organizations achieve this.”
Mr. Barrett has 25 years of management experience in high growth enterprises, from startups to Fortune 500 companies. He has extensive experience in building and developing high performing teams and delivering results. Barrett was most recently CEO of several portfolio companies at Brennan Management Group. Prior to that he was the GM/Executive Director of Learn.com, where he developed and led sales for the global knowledge exchange that provided more than 30,000 e-learning courses on the Learn.com LMS. Barrett also built and led the North American sales organization for iPass, a leading global remote access provider, which grew from startup to $100 million in recurring annual sales during his tenure.
“7signal has emerged as the leader in Wi-Fi performance management solutions,” stated Jeff Reedy, 7signal’s departing CEO. “Our customer base has grown significantly, the power of our software has grown tremendously, and our team is second to none. Tom is the perfect choice to lead 7signal during the next level of growth.”
Regarding the change in leadership, Board member John McIlwraith of Allos Ventures said, “Jeff has brought the company far in a short amount of time and we thank him for his hard work and diligence in elevating 7signal. We are looking forward to seeing Tom build upon the company’s strong momentum with customers and partners. It’s a very exciting time.”