Aravo Welcomes Dean Alms as New Chief Product Officer

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022

Enterprise SaaS Software Veteran to Lead Product and Go-to-Market Strategy

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2, 2022 – Aravo, the leading provider of risk and resilience solutions for the extended enterprise, today announced the appointment of Dean Alms as chief product officer. With a career spanning more than two decades in the software industry, Alms will lead product strategy, product management, and product marketing for Aravo’s portfolio of third-party and supply chain risk management solutions.

“It’s more critical than ever for organizations to effectively manage third-party risks as part of doing business,” said Michael Sarancini, chief executive officer at Aravo. “Dean will drive the next phase of our product vision, strategy, and roadmap to ensure our global customers continue to receive value from Aravo’s solutions. His strong background in building and scaling product initiatives at both large and startup technology companies will help fuel Aravo’s ongoing innovation and deliver the best customer experience.”

Prior to joining Aravo, Alms served as chief product officer at Socrates.ai where he played an instrumental role in building a product that leverages AI to deliver a superior employee experience. Prior to Socrates, Dean was head of product strategy for Rimini Street, the leading provider of third-party support services.  At Veeva Systems, he was a founding member of their innovation lab creating innovative products for the heavily regulated life sciences industry. As vice president of product management at PeopleSoft, Alms brought together the company’s four application pillars to form a cohesive enterprise strategy. He was also a founder and held senior management roles at SaaS startups Milyoni and Agistics.

“With many of the world’s most well-known global brands already relying on Aravo to help them mitigate third-party risks and achieve business resilience, I am excited about the opportunity to elevate our product strategy and deepen the capabilities of our platform,” said Alms. “I look forward to delivering new innovations that enable our customers to make informed decisions about their extended enterprise relationships.

About Aravo

Aravo delivers the market’s smartest third-party risk and resilience solutions, powered by intelligent automation.

For more than 20 years now, Aravo’s combination of award-winning technology and unrivaled domain expertise has helped the world’s most respected brands accelerate and optimize their third-party management programs, delivering better business outcomes faster and ensuring the agility to adapt as programs evolve.

With solutions built on technology designed for usability, agility, and scale, even the most complex organizations can keep pace with the high velocity of regulatory change. As a centralized system of record for all data related to third-party risk and resilience, Aravo helps organizations achieve a complete view of their third-party ecosystem throughout the lifecycle of the relationship, from intake through off-boarding and all stages in between and across all risk domains.