Hi Marley Names SaaS Industry Pro Neil Murphy as Chief Financial Officer
Finance, Strategy and Ops Expert to Manage Growth for Insurance Industry’s Leading Intelligent Communication Platform
Boston, MA – August 17, 2021— Hi Marley, creators of the only intelligent communication platform built for the insurance industry by people who know and love insurance, today announced the appointment of Neil Murphy as its Chief Financial Officer. Neil has extensive experience building and scaling finance and operations teams across multiple verticals within leading software technology companies. In his new position, Neil will bring Hi Marley to its next stage of growth in an environment of unprecedented demand for communications technology within the insurance industry.
“Neil is a leader who brings the level of professionalism and scalability Hi Marley needs to successfully manage growth in relation to the demands being put on our business,” said Mike Greene, CEO and Co-Founder of Hi Marley. “Neil’s years of enterprise software experience, and proven background of building high-performing finance teams will solidify our leadership in the insurance technology space, and we’re excited to have him as a member of the Hi Marley leadership team.”
Neil is a veteran finance executive with more than 20 years experience within the software industry – from startups to publicly-traded operations. He has proven successes building and growing finance and operations teams in dynamic environments. He joins Hi Marley from Zaius, where he was the CFO from 2018 until this year, and managed the company’s acquisition by Optimizely in March.
Prior to Zaius, Neil held multiple positions with Enservio, including Co-CEO and CFO during his tenure from 2011 to 2018. He helped scale the business until it became profitable, and managed Enservio’s acquisition by Solera, where he remained on as Chief Financial Operating Officer.
Earlier financial positions included Vice President, Finance for Phase Forward, a publicly-traded company and provider of data collection and integration management services for clinical trials and drug safety until the company was successfully sold to Oracle.
“I’ve been a part of many high performing companies and they all had one thing in common: a singular vision for how their solution will change their market; that’s where Hi Marley is today, and I’m excited to help Mike and his team scale this incredible offering and solve an acute insurance industry problem,” said Neil Murphy, CFO, Hi Marley. “This is an opportunity to build a generational business right here in Boston, and I’m excited to work alongside this world class team and high-caliber investors on the mission to make insurance lovable.”
About Hi Marley
Hi Marley is the intelligent communication platform for the insurance industry. Built by people who know and love insurance, the platform enables hassle-free texting across the entire ecosystem, empowering insurance professionals and delighting policyholders. Hi Marley’s industry leading analytics deliver novel insights that fuel continuous improvement. The solution is built for the enterprise – fast to deploy, easy to use and seamlessly integrates with other core systems. Hi Marley is empowering the world’s leading insurance carriers to reinvent the customer and employee experience.