Avid’s brand new CEO is Wellford Dillard

Avid, a prominent technology provider in the Media & Entertainment sector, has announced the appointment of Wellford Dillard as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), marking a pivotal moment in the company’s growth trajectory. Dillard, a seasoned software executive with over 20 years of industry experience, steps into this role following his tenure as CEO of Marigold, a leading provider of omni-channel marketing SaaS solutions. Prior to Marigold, Dillard held CFO positions at renowned vertical software companies including Opower and GetWellNetwork.

In response to Dillard’s appointment, William Chisholm, Managing Partner, and Patrick Fouhy, Principal, of STG expressed their enthusiasm, citing Dillard’s exceptional track record in driving growth within software businesses. They also extended their gratitude to outgoing CEO Jeff Rosica, who will remain with the company in an advisory capacity to facilitate a seamless transition.

Dillard himself conveyed his excitement about joining Avid, emphasizing the company’s significance as a technology leader in the Media & Entertainment industry. He underscored Avid’s commitment to innovation and its role in empowering its esteemed customer base to achieve creative and business objectives.

Echoing sentiments of confidence in Dillard’s leadership, Jeff Rosica expressed optimism about Avid’s future prospects under Dillard’s guidance. Rosica highlighted Dillard’s suitability for the role and expressed pride in his own tenure as CEO.

The appointment of Dillard marks a strategic move for Avid as it navigates through a transformative period in the industry, positioning itself for sustained growth and innovation under new leadership.

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