Jul 2, 2024

Envoy Appoints James Colgan, Former Microsoft and Slack Leader, as Chief Product Officer

Industry veteran joins Envoy to drive innovation in workplace solutions
Envoy Appoints James Colgan, Former Microsoft and Slack Leader, as Chief Product Officer

SAN FRANCISCO – July 2, 2024Envoy, the only integrated workplace platform that connects people, spaces, and data, has appointed James Colgan as Chief Product Officer to lead the company’s product strategy and vision, aiming to further enhance Envoy's workplace offerings through sales and product-led growth. 

James brings a wealth of experience from industry-leading companies such as Microsoft, Slack, and Spendesk, where he played pivotal roles in driving product growth and operational excellence. Throughout his career, James has been instrumental in building high-performing product teams and processes with a customer-centric approach, ensuring sustainable growth across global markets. James joins the Envoy team to help redefine how workplaces run during the company’s next phase of growth.  

"The addition of James to the Envoy executive leadership team marks a significant milestone as we continue to deliver on our promise of making workplaces more efficient," said Larry Gadea, CEO of Envoy. "The culture at Envoy is more than just about providing tools; it's about elevating the entire workplace experience. James’ customer-first approach and visionary leadership will help Envoy push the boundaries of what's possible in our industry.”

James is renowned for his ability to build high-performing teams and foster transformative business impacts. His deep understanding of product strategy, combined with a customer-centric approach, ensures sustainable growth and innovation.  

"I am thrilled to join Envoy and contribute to their journey to revolutionize the workplace experience,” said Colgan. “With Envoy’s integrated platform, we have the unique opportunity to transform how businesses operate all while optimizing employee experience to create a more delightful, engaging, and productive work environment.” 

The expansion of Envoy’s leadership team underscores its commitment to growth and innovation. As companies navigate the complexities of modern workplace dynamics, Envoy continues to lead the way in providing tools that enhance operational efficiency and employee experience. 

About Envoy

Envoy empowers over 16,000 workplaces and properties around the globe to redefine how their workplaces run. We connect people, spaces, and data in one seamlessly integrated workplace platform, providing a single solution to manage every aspect of any facility, anywhere. Companies of all sizes can deliver unrivaled employee and visitor experiences to optimize working together in-person. By capturing data and space usage across multiple sources, we help customers make informed workplace resourcing and investment decisions–all while supporting the requirements of operating a secure, safe and fully compliant workplace. We power the places where people work best together.

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