Deepcrawl SaaS technical website positioning platform appoints Craig Dunham as CEO
With a proven track record of strategic growth and leadership roles, Dunham will lead Deepcrawl’s ambitious growth plans after 12 months of market-leading product innovation
Harnessing the power of SEO to drive website performance and sales for leading companies, Deepcrawl capitalizes on the accelerated adoption of digital technologies and digital-first consumer habits in a post-pandemic world
Deepcrawl, the world’s leading SaaS technical SEO platform, today announced the appointment of Craig Dunham as the new Chief Executive Officer. Dunham, who joined the company earlier this year as chief operating officer and has a track record of growing large-scale SaaS companies, will assume the responsibility of co-founder Michal Magdziarzwho will take on a new role as President and Chief Architect to contribute his technical expertise and drive further product innovations for the company.
Dunham takes on the position of CEO at a strategic time for Deepcrawl after its strongest quarter yet – adding more enterprise customers than ever before and reaching an ARR milestone of $ 10 million.
Established in 2010, Deepcrawl has successfully closed a $ 19 million Series B funding round last year, led by Five Elms Capital and Beringea, which raised the overall funding $ 25.8 million. In the past 12 months alone, the company has launched its groundbreaking SEO Automation Hub automated SEO testing tool – the first of its kind on the market – to penetrate the US market.
A pioneer in cloud-based web crawling technology and technical SEO, Deepcrawl enables the world’s leading brands to realize their full revenue potential by providing marketers and SEO professionals with actionable data and insights to diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues to improve website visibility and drive more organic traffic.
Deepcrawl is benefiting from the widespread adoption of digital technologies accelerated by the pandemic, with data showing that consumer digital interactions have increased by 58%. Likewise, e-commerce penetration in the US grew as fast in 2020 as it did in the previous ten years.
Dunham will begin his new role immediately, leading Deepcrawl through the next phase of growth as it accelerates its vision of empowering companies to bring SEOs, marketers and engineers closer together, to connect and bring together the dots between often isolated SEOs and the broader business Doing business to improve the performance of your website.
Deepcrawl’s SaaS technical SEO platform is used daily by Adobe, eBay, Microsoft, Twitch, Canva, and Paypal, and is trusted by thousands of corporate brands and all six major global corporate advertising agencies, including more well-known names in its portfolio this year and beyond.
Commenting on the appointment, Deepcrawl Board Member and Managing Director of Five Elms Capital, Thomas Kershisnik, said, “The board and I are excited to welcome Craig in his new role as CEO of Deepcrawl. With his leadership, vision and extensive experience, we are confident that Craig will take Deepcrawl to the next level – drive the vision, expand the products and accelerate growth. We can’t wait to see Deepcrawl flourish in the years to come. “
“I am honored to be the CEO of Deepcrawl,” said Dunham. “There has never been a more exciting time to be in the SEO industry. As companies shift from finding isolated marketing roles to broader cross-functional operations, Deepcrawl is uniquely positioned to drive continuous innovation and organic growth for companies worldwide. I look forward to expanding the strong partnership with Michal and the founding team to advance our shared vision and enable many more marketers and brands to grow fearlessly through technical SEO. “
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