Moorestown, NJ – Eric Cone has joined RunSignUp as VP of Strategic Business Development. In this role, Eric will be helping with strategic directions for the overall business, as well as working with some of RunSignUp’s strategic clients and business partners.
“We are very fortunate to have Eric’s deep industry knowledge and solid technology background to help guide us as we grow the company,” said Bob Bickel, RunSignUp Founder. “The fact that Eric was a technology-first CEO really fit our ambitions to continue providing best in class technology solutions to our clients.”
“I’m very excited to be back in the industry I love,” said Eric Cone. “I was impressed by RunSignUp’s strong platform and focus on meeting the hard requirements of the endurance industry. And it is a great cultural fit of caring about technology and making clients happy.”
Eric was the founder and CEO of RaceIt, a well respected registration platform he started in 2007 that was acquired by Competitor Group in 2012. Before that, Eric had a successful career as a developer and consultant. He will work out of the RunSignUp Richmond office alongside Bryan Jenkins, VP of Sales.
RunSignUp is the leading innovator of online tools for races registration, race day solutions, and running clubs. Services include RunSignUp for registration, RunSignUp Go for Race Day, RunSignUp RD Go for Timers, RunSignUp Clubs to enable membership management, and RaceJoy for mobile experiences. More than 10,000 race directors, timers, running club officers and running stores use these services today, including leading organizations like the Boilermaker Road Race, Crim Festival of Races, Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc., Fifth Third River Bank Run, Komen Race for the Cure Toledo, Mercedes Marathon, Kentucky Derby Festival, Leone Timing, KC Running Company, Compuscore Timing, Knoxville Track Club, Pike Peak Road Runners, Gulf Coast Runners, Columbus Running Company, Playmakers Running Store and many more. In 2016, over 14,000 races used the system to register more than 4.2 million participants. Services are free except for processing fees when conducting monetary transactions such as race registration or club membership renewal. RunSignUp is founded by runners for runners, using technical capabilities to bring the power of cloud computing to benefit the running community. For more information, visit www.RunSignUp.com.