Workiva names Iskow president and COO
Workiva Inc. announced Tuesday the promotion of Julie Iskow to president and chief operating officer, effective March 1. Iskow will be responsible for Workiva’s global growth strategy and commercial operations, including enterprise-wide product development, platform innovation, sales, marketing, service delivery and customer success. She will continue to report to Marty Vanderploeg, chief executive officer. “Julie’s expertise, insight and leadership have played an integral role in our company’s success,” Vanderploeg said in a release. Iskow joined Workiva in 2019 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. She has extensive experience in product development, optimizing operations, and scaling enterprise software-as-a-service companies with strong, profitable growth. Before joining Workiva, she held a variety of executive technology and engineering leadership positions, including chief technology officer and chief information officer with other SaaS companies. The Ames-based publicly traded company also reported fourth-quarter and full-year financial results on Tuesday. Workiva had a 28.8% increase in subscription and support revenue and a 28.7% increase in total revenue in the fourth quarter, and anticipates revenue growth in the low-to-mid-20% range this year. The company reported a GAAP net loss for full-year 2021 of $37.7 million, compared with a net loss of $48.4 million in the prior year.