US insurtech Pie Insurance has appointed two executives to its leadership team.
Ekta Aggarwal has joined Pie, which provides workers’ comp insurance for small businesses, as chief product officer. Erin Mesick has joined as vice president of finance.
Both Aggarwal and Mesick will “leverage their unique experiences at industry-leading companies to fuel innovation and effectively support Pie’s next phase of growth”, according to the Denver, Colorado-headquartered insurance provider.
A former Microsoft and Amazon executive, Aggarwal has more than 20 years of experience leading product and engineering teams at major technology companies.
As chief product officer at Pie, Aggarwal will be responsible for scaling the product team and driving innovation across the insurtech’s roadmap.
Mesick, previously a vice president at Realtor.com where she held leadership roles in finance, strategy and operations, will oversee the financial planning and analysis team at Pie.
She will also be responsible for leading the strategic finance functions, including financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and KPI reporting.
Commenting on the appointments, John Swigart, co-founder and chief executive officer at Pie, said: “We’re honoured to have Ekta and Erin join our team of Pie-oneers during a pivotal period of maturation for the company. Both are deeply connected to serving our customers and are passionate about Pie’s mission of enabling small businesses to thrive.”
“Ekta’s expertise in executing on incredibly complex product visions and fostering world-class talent will be invaluable, and Erin’s ability to seamlessly manage risk and forecast for both large enterprises and growth stage companies will be critical to Pie’s long-term success.”