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Construction Technology Veteran JD Sherrill Joins LeapThought to Lead Sales in North America

LeapThought, a leading provider of intelligent construction management platforms, is expanding its team with the recruitment of JD Sherrill, a proven sales leader in the Architecture, Engineering, Construction (AEC) technology industry.

With over 15 years of experience in scaling SaaS software sales and market development in the AEC industry, Sherrill brings a wealth of expertise and insight to LeapThought.

"JD's impressive experience will be instrumental in our mission to transform the construction sector through next generation technology solutions that directly address the sector's productivity challenges," said Ratnakar Garikipati, CEO, Founder, and Chair of LeapThought. "We're committed to investing in top-tier talent to drive our expansion."

Sherrill's appointment is part of a larger initiative as the firm also welcomes go-to-market executives Ky Hacker as Chief Revenue Officer and Jackie Young as VP of Global Marketing and Growth. Both are seasoned B2B SaaS leaders, bolstering the company's commitment to revolutionizing project outcomes through collaboration, efficiency, and productivity.

In his new role, Sherrill will work closely with Hacker and Young to expand LeapThought's market presence in North America, leveraging the company's innovative platform built around open-standard BIM processes, cloud-native access, and AI-enabled decision making.

"I'm excited to join forces with LeapThought to better serve the AECO industry with transformational solutions. Together, I believe we can make a significant impact," said Sherrill.

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