Tech Provider To Hedge Funds App-X Names New COO

Jun 3 2015 | 12:39pm ET

Application Experts, also known as App-X, a provider of flexible web-based solutions for alternative asset fund managers, institutional investors, and impact investors has named Ben Hendershot as chief operating officer.

Hendershot joined App-X in January 2010 and previously served as director of business development, director of professional services and as a project manager at the company.
As COO, Hendershot will be focused on executing the vision of App-X founder and CEO Kevin Kelly and will work closely with the firm’s leadership team, including VP of internal operations Kristen Larson, VP of customer success Jill Montera, VP of products Jeff Williams, VP of engineering Bryan Ward, and VP of sales and marketing John Peterson.
“App-X has implemented the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), which is a comprehensive approach that empowers leadership teams with actionable tools to build and run successful companies,” said Kevin Kelly, CEO. “Ben Hendershot’s promotion to the key role of chief operating officer will accelerate our adoption of EOS principals, and I believe he is exceptionally qualified to help execute our vision for App-X today, and in the years ahead.”
Hendershot said, “My focus will be to translate our vision into action, and to work in close collaboration with our entire leadership team to make that vision a reality for our employees and our clients.”

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