Hearsay Systems said Wednesday that is has hired two new executives to help strengthen and expand the firm’s Advisor Cloud ecosystem.
Gaurav Agarwal joins as vice president of product management and Bill Rusitzky comes on as vice president of business development.
“The rapid rise of mobile, social and digital has changed the way clients expect and want to engage with financial firms and their advisors, yet the industry lags far behind,” said Clara Shih, Hearsay founder and CEO, in a statement. “Having Gaurav and Bill on our executive leadership team will be instrumental to our mission of enabling true digital transformation, and of laying the foundation for millions of financial advisors and insurance agents to build a successful future.”
Prior to joining Hearsay, Agarwal led product management for Splunk’s flagship machine data products, including Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Cloud.
As vice president of product at GoodData, he played a critical role in building out the company’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) analytics platform. Agarwal also served in product and engineering leadership positions at Microsoft and Teradata, and holds multiple patents, according to Hearsay.