Airbase strengthens its management team with a new vice president of products

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Air-base, the only spend management platform that scales with businesses, from idea to IPO and beyond, today announced the appointment of Krishna Panicker as VP of Product. Krishna will oversee product strategy and execution across Airbase’s product and engineering organization, and work with Founder and CEO Thejo Kote to continue the company’s rapid product growth. business.

Prior to his new role at Airbase, Krishna was the Chief Product Officer at Pipedrive, which he grew from a single to a multi-product business. Prior to Pipedrive, Krishna led the product development team at Skype, where he was responsible for driving the company’s efforts to innovate real-time and asynchronous communications.

“Everyone in the company is delighted with Krishna’s appointment,” said Thejo Kote. “His technical experience, track record of scaling high-performance product teams, and speed of execution will be a great addition to Airbase during this time of rapid growth.”

“Our product is well ahead of other budding expense management vendors in what is shaping up to be a highly competitive category, and that makes it even more important to continue to innovate quickly, while others follow.”

Rapid innovation is at the heart of the company’s DNA – Airbase recently announced a investment and pilot product with American Expressand a partnership with Bank of Silicon Valley. In February 2022, Airbase was ranked the top spend management company in multiple categories on G2’s Best Software Products for 2022. The company has a reputation for rapid innovation — Released, over the past few weeks, integrations with 27 HRIS systems, compliance policies, and SSO support for all SAML identity providers.

About the airbase:

Airbase is the only comprehensive expense management platform that can grow with your business, from idea to IPO. It combines complete accounts payable automation, software-enabled corporate cards, and simplified employee expense reimbursements. Airbase enforces consistent approval workflows across all areas, automates accounting, and provides real-time reporting for all non-salary expenses. Innovative accounting automation results in faster closing, better visibility and true control. Most companies rely on a combination of siled software products, spreadsheets, and manual workarounds to pay vendors and reimburse employees. Airbase eliminates the messy tech stack and resulting inefficient processes by replacing products like Expensify and Bill.com. Airbase gives employees a uniform approach to spending money, whether it’s spending a corporate card, issuing a purchase order or requesting a refund.

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