What to know about When I Work’s first CFO:
- CEO Martin Hartshorne has appointed Greg Wallace, the hourly workforce management company’s vice president of finance for the past six years, as the When I Work CFO
- According to the release, Wallace helped grow the company’s revenue 900% during his VP of finance tenure and oversaw Series A and B financing
- As the When I Work CFO, Wallace will oversee the finance, legal, IT, and data teams
- Wallace previously held roles at Code42 and HighJump Software
The Quote: Martin Hartshorne, CEO of When I Work
“As I’ve gotten to know the many talented people within When I Work, it became clear that Greg is the natural person for the CFO role. As we set out on a path to triple the value of the company over the next several years, I knew I needed a key financial partner in the C-suite at my side. Greg not only has the financial acumen for this job, he has deep expertise on the ins and outs of When I Work’s business and customers, which is incredibly valuable.”
Read more about the new When I Work CFO in the release below, and recap more When I Work news including its new CEO.
Minneapolis, Minn. – Jan. 14, 2021 – When I Work, a market leader in hourly workforce management software with more than 150,000 workplace partners worldwide, is excited to announce the hiring of its first-ever chief financial officer. Greg Wallace, When I Work’s vice president of finance, will take on the role of leading the company’s finances through the next phase of growth.
“As I’ve gotten to know the many talented people within When I Work, it became clear that Greg is the natural person for the CFO role,” said Martin Hartshorne, who took over as When I Work’s CEO in July 2020. “As we set out on a path to triple the value of the company over the next several years, I knew I needed a key financial partner in the C-suite at my side. Greg not only has the financial acumen for this job, he has deep expertise on the ins and outs of When I Work’s business and customers, which is incredibly valuable.”
Wallace joined When I Work as the vice president of finance in January 2015 and has helped the company grow tenfold since. He has guided the company through successful Series A and Series B financing rounds as well as to profitability with When I Work now serving over 150,000 workplaces worldwide. As CFO, Greg will oversee not only the finance team, but also the company’s legal, IT, and data teams.
“I’m honored to step into the role of CFO,” said Wallace. “Over the past five years, I’ve been able to build up When I Work’s financial, legal, data science, and IT areas. I’m excited to join Martin’s senior leadership team to help execute on our growth strategy and bring When I Work to millions more employees in shift-based workplaces around the globe.”
Prior to When I Work, Wallace worked as the senior finance manager at Code42 and in several financial roles at HighJump Software. During his nearly nine years at HighJump, he oversaw six acquisitions—including Global Beverage Group and Evenex ApS—and the company’s growth from $40 million in revenue to $160 million. Wallace also led two sales of HighJump, from 3M to Battery Ventures and from Battery Ventures to Accel-KKR, a combined value of nearly $330 million.
About When I Work: When I Work is a market leader in hourly workforce management that provides businesses a fully integrated scheduling, time tracking and team messaging solution. Trusted by over 150,000 workplaces worldwide, When I Work ensures reliable shift coverage, engaged employees, and faster decisions — giving everybody what they need to be successful at work. For more, visit www.wheniwork.com.