Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Akeroyd

As the CEO of Sovos, Kevin leads the industry’s premier SaaS technology platform company focused on enabling 100% compliance in a digital, cross-border, regulated world. With a diverse background encompassing roles at VC startups, private equity firms, and Fortune 500 companies like Oracle and Salesforce, Kevin’s success is built on his distinct ability to identify opportunities for companies to innovate and find their break-through potential, applying strategic acumen, operational excellence, and an unwavering commitment to driving company growth and success.

Prior to Sovos, Kevin served as the CEO of Magnit, where he spearheaded the growth of the largest contingent workforce management SaaS and services player in the HCM market. During his tenure, he significantly increased revenue from $700 million to over $2 billion across various business segments, delivering a remarkable 4x+ MOIC return for the private equity sponsor.

Before Magnit, Kevin held the position of CEO at Cision, where he successfully led the company through an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CISN) and drove substantial stock price appreciation within the first year post-IPO. Kevin’s strategic vision and operational expertise also played a key role in company’s successful multi-billion dollar private equity acquisition.

Kevin’s extensive experience in the tech industry includes leadership roles at some of the tech industry’s most well-known brands, including Oracle, where he served as GM and SVP of Oracle Marketing Cloud, overseeing remarkable revenue growth from $100 million to over $1 billion. His tenure at Oracle was also marked by strategic acquisitions and unparalleled organic growth rates, positioning Oracle Marketing Cloud as a key player in the industry.

Throughout his career, Kevin has demonstrated a deep commitment to driving innovation, fostering customer success, and building high-performing teams. His leadership style is characterized by a strong focus on purpose-driven initiatives, inclusive organizational culture, and people-centric values. Kevin’s ability to navigate complex international business landscapes and drive sustainable growth strategies has earned him a reputation as a visionary leader in the tech sector.

For more, see Kevin’s LinkedIn profile.