Ryan Kelly named as CEO for Openforce

by Jake Tully - Published: 9/04/2018

Earlier today, transportation technology company Openforce reported that Ryan Kelly had been appointed as CEO of the company, replacing Drake Pruitt at the position.

Taking the helm of a company that providing onboarding and compliance management software to the commercial transportation industry, Kelly brings with him experience in the fields of transportation, software and the legal realm with him.

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“Openforce is the undisputed leader in 1099 contractor workforce management and its software solutions are fundamentally changing how companies onboard, manage, and mitigate risk for independent contractors,” said Kelly. “I am excited to join the talented team at Openforce and to leverage our technology leadership and legacy of deeply understanding how to address our customers’ pain points as we continue to grow Openforce.”
According to sources at Openforce, Kelly will help the company offer solutions to the transportation industry in terms of improving compliance, settlement processing and contractor onboarding and other issues within commercial trucking.

Steven F. Kaplan, General Partner at Riverside Partners and Chairman of Openforce’s Board of Directors, reports that Kelly’s background in software is a valuable asset in his appointment as CEO as well as Openforce’s future goals.

“We are thrilled to have Ryan leading the Openforce team as we continue to invest behind the business to bring our customers and prospects the best technology and customer service in the industry,” said Kaplan. “As a skilled software executive who began his career as a transportation attorney, Ryan brings the right skillset to successfully lead Openforce in its next phase of growth.”

More information about Openforce and its product offerings may be found at the company’s site.