Minneapolis, MN. (January 12, 2015) — WAND Corporation, the global leader in restaurant technology, is pleased to announce the hiring of Erik Hanson to lead its restaurant software development division.
Mr. Hanson comes to WAND with nearly 15 years software development experience, most recently as Director of Software Engineering at Virtual Radiologic. His position is critical as WAND continues towards its mission to be the greatest restaurant management technology partner in the world.
“Erik is a fantastic addition to the WAND family,” says Dave Perrill, President at WAND. “He has an impressive background in building software, particularly with agile development, which is something we’ve been focused on. We’re very excited to see the positive impact of his leadership as our software continues to grow in size and capabilities.”
In his role Mr. Hanson will be focused on developing restaurant software to expand WAND’s capabilities in the digital menu space, as well as increase its POS and back-office restaurant management features. As the industry has shifted away from static to dynamic systems, the demand for fast and flexible restaurant technology has increased.
“I’m very excited about my transition to WAND. This is a company poised for extreme growth and very focused on customer needs,” says Mr. Hanson. “We’ve got a fantastic team and some awesome technology now and I’m greatly looking forward to expanding that technology and making it even more impactful for our customers.”
Mr. Hanson started his career in web development working for companies in the healthcare and education industries. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Grinnell College and a Masters in Health Informatics from the University of Illinois in Chicago.
About WAND Corporation
WAND Corporation is the global technology leader for the restaurant industry partnered with the most well-known and world-class brands in the business. Delivering on our mission to be the greatest restaurant management and technology partner in the world, WAND delivers Digital Menu Board, Point of Sale, Back Office through the next generation cloud-based Total Restaurant Management (TRM) platform. We encourage you to learn more at www.wandcorp.com or by calling us at 1-800-RUN-WAND.
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