George Abraham joins Inkbench® as CEO
Upper Montclair, NJ, November 6, 2019 – Inkbench Inc, today announced that George Abraham has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. He had been serving as a startup consultant to the enterprise SaaS company since the summer of 2018.
"George is a proven entrepreneur and has done an outstanding job scaling a variety of emerging companies," said Steve Goodman, Inkbench Founder and Chief Product Officer. "As a consultant to Inkbench, George has been instrumental to bringing Inkbench to market and his decision to join us as CEO is both a strong vote of confidence in the Inkbench platform and a tremendous opportunity to build on the success we’ve already achieved."
The Inkbench platforms allow enterprise business communicators and marketers to confidently and efficiently control, create, collaborate on and distribute on-brand visual communications materials throughout their organizations. The system marries a curated digital asset management system with a sophisticated and easy-to-use design canvas that enforces visual identity and brand standards.
“Inkbench is an exciting enterprise creative collaboration solution,” said Abraham. “It has a loyal following among paying enterprise subscribers who are enjoying the cost savings, speed to market benefits and brand controls that the SaaS platform delivers. The challenge is to deliver the same success at scale, but the platform seems well-positioned to dominate this white space in a large and growing market."
About George Abraham
George Abraham is a seasoned entrepreneur and strategic M&A, business, and financial advisor with 25 years’ experience working with and advising entrepreneurial companies. His experience as the co-founder of a VC fund, managing director with a tech-focused investment bank, operating executive, board member, and angel investor power his work with emerging growth companies.
Prior to joining Inkbench, George has held a variety of executive leadership roles at market-leading companies and is founder and CEO of Rhodium Strategies, which specializes in providing M&A advisory services to technology companies seeking exits or acquisitions in the $2m to $30m range. Rhodium also provides independent valuation services to tech and tech-enabled services companies and will continue to offer valuation services following this announcement.
Before founding Rhodium Strategies in 2008, George served as a Managing Director at the investment bank C.E. Unterberg, Towbin where he ran private placements for tech companies targeting the VC/PE community. He co-founded the VC fund SAS Investors where he led numerous successful investments.
Abraham served as an adjunct professor in the Stevens Institute of Technology School of Business from 2014 through 2019, where he taught the course “Entrepreneurial Thinking” to engineering students. He currently serves on the boards of two non-profit organizations.
Developed by The SPI Group, a leading corporate and internal communications firm as a collaboration platform for its enterprise clients, Inkbench was spun out of the agency in 2018 as a stand-alone creative collaboration solution for large enterprises. Inkbench recently won the NJ Techlaunch Bullpen pitch competition and enjoys blue-chip, paying subscribers including Merck Animal Health, The Medicines Company, Syneos Health and New York Blood Center, among others. Additional background about Inkbench is available at www.inkbench.com.