RealPage Announces Appointment of Dana Jones as CEO

WE: RealPage, a global provider of software and data analysis in the real estate industry, announced the appointment of Dana Jones as new President and CEO [CEO].

Jones, who has served on the RealPage Board of Directors since 2019 and has more than two decades of experience leading and growing global enterprise software companies, will succeed the CEO and longtime founder on August 2. , Steve Winn. She will also be president and board member of RealPage.

Most recently, Jones served as CEO of Sparta Systems, an enterprise quality management software provider, where she led the company’s transition to the cloud, accelerated growth, reinvigorated business innovation. products and focused on customer success. Prior to Sparta Systems, she was CEO of Active Network, and previously held several leadership roles at Saber Airline Solutions.

Jones currently serves on the boards of Agilysys and Zapata Computing.

Charles Goodman, President of RealPage and Operating Partner at Thoma Bravo, said, “We are delighted to have Dana join us on our mission to drive digital transformation in the residential rental real estate industry. As a seasoned executive with a successful track record in transforming enterprise software companies into innovative market leaders, as well as her deep understanding of RealPage through her work as a board member, Dana is the choice. ideal for leading RealPage in its next phase of growth.

“We thank Steve Winn for his vision, leadership and dedication to the company. She is uniquely positioned to take over from Steve and build on RealPage’s tremendous success as a trusted partner for property owners, managers and investors, ”he added.

Winn, the current CEO of the company, said: “The next generation of RealPage will benefit from Dana’s experience as a member of the board of directors of Agilysys, an enterprise software provider for the hospitality industry, and her leadership as Director of Marketing for Saber Airline Solutions. At Saber, Dana has partnered with airlines to redefine passenger travel, leveraging a modern suite of integrated solutions.

“RealPage has had a similar mission with owners and residents, and there are more opportunities than ever before. Our customers seek exceptional experiences made possible by the suite of solutions offered by RealPage.

“As a board member, Dana already understands our business and it was also imperative that we find someone with a successful background in the private equity world. Dana brings a higher level of proven results in all these disciplines, ”he added.

Jones said, “I am excited to take on this new role at RealPage and couldn’t be more excited to lead RealPage into its next chapter. Under the visionary leadership of Steve Winn, RealPage has developed a suite of world-class solutions and a team of inspired software pioneers.

“RealPage serves a dynamic industry, where our customers are still undergoing significant transformation and need an innovative partner like RealPage to help them achieve their goals. With industry-leading solutions from RealPage, a strong commitment to the needs of our customers and the operational expertise of Thoma Bravo, we will continue to create value for our customers, partners and employees, ”she added.

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Richardson, Texas, RealPage currently serves more than 19 million units worldwide from offices in North America, Europe and Asia.

Earlier this month, the software and analytics provider announced that it is partnering exclusively with Airbnb to launch its apartment colocation solution. Migo, which is designed to make it easier for residents and apartment owners to share their space on Airbnb and benefit from home sharing.

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