SHIFTMobility Inc. announced that Jeff Lagges will be joining the company as chief sales officer and member of the executive team, reporting to CEO Pavana Jain. Lagges is an industry leader and was part of ALLDATA from its early days in 1990s, serving as president from 2001 onward, following the company’s acquisition by AutoZone.
Beginning in April, Lagges will be responsible for SHIFTMobility’s sales and go-to-market strategy and will play an important role in the company’s continued expansion.
“For 30 years, it’s been my mission and passion to drive repair shop productivity through advances in information technology,” said Lagges. “Leading the industry in ecosystem connectivity and telematics solutions is SHIFTMobility, whose platform delivers on the promises of the Internet of Things, cloud, mobility and connectivity to streamline the supply chain, simplify information distribution and enable the digital repair age. I’m extremely excited to join the SHIFTMobility team on this journey.”
SHIFTMobility says its solutions enable shops to offer the next generation of automotive repair and preventive maintenance services by integrating data from vehicles, parts suppliers and manufacturers on an open platform. This connected service network delivers real-time visibility and accurate insight into the immediate needs of vehicles from anywhere at any time.
“I am thrilled that Jeff is joining our team,” said Pavana Jain, CEO and co-founder. “He shares our vision, values and focus on innovation. His background in connected shop solutions is a perfect fit as we expand our service network and unite the entire vertical value chain on our platform.”