Willowstick Technologies Adds Two Vice Presidents to its Management Team
Willowstick is strengthening its sales and marketing teams by hiring
Ryan Blanchard as Vice President of Sales, and promoting Jud Kennedy
to Vice President of Marketing and Business Development
Draper, UT—Willowstick Technologies (www.willowstick.com) announced today the
addition of two Vice Presidents to the Management Team. These additions demonstrate
Willowstick’s commitment to expand its market presence and product offering by
enhancing its sales and marketing capabilities, and laying a framework for growth.
Ryan Blanchard is joining Willowstick as Vice President of Sales, and will focus on
increasing Willowstick’s domestic and international footprint. Ryan brings more than 20
years of environmental, construction and technology sales experience to Willowstick.
Jud Kennedy joined Willowstick in 2016 and quickly made an impact in both marketing
and business development. In his new role, Jud will be responsible for lead generation,
branding, content creation, and distributor and partner relations. Prior to Willowstick,
Jud developed and implemented innovative marketing plans for Marriott, Colgate,
Qualcomm, Google, Amazon and others.
“As we enhance our existing capabilities, release new products, and enter other
markets, it has become clear that we require additional expertise in sales and marketing
to support our growth,” said Gary Kennedy, CEO of Willowstick Technologies. “Ryan
has built a variety of sales teams in his career and we are confident he will continue his
pattern of success at Willowstick Technologies. In his short tenure, Jud has successfully
transferred his marketing skills to a new industry and we are already seeing the
benefits in the form of new opportunities and more compelling product positioning.”
Founded in 2004, Willowstick Technologies has used its patented process, instruments,
and software to map and model groundwater activity. Willowstick’s patented
technology is revolutionary in its software and ability to efficiently gather large
amounts of data to pinpoint subsurface flow paths. The breadth of applications of the
Willowstick technology has expanded from tracking leaks in dams, to the oil and gas
industry, mining and environmental applications, and most recently to municipalities
for leak detection in pipelines and tunnels.
Presently, Willowstick has completed over 260 groundwater characterization projects
around the world. Willowstick is happy to count as its clients many of the most
sophisticated companies and engineering consultants in over 25 countries. Please visit
www.willowstick.com for more information.