by Meridith Levinson

Former CIO Assumes CEO Post at Echo Global Logistics

Jan 10, 20072 mins

Echo Global Logistics, a provider of transportation management services, hired a former CIO to serve as its new CEO. Douglas Waggoner, 47, joined the Chicago-based company yesterday. He has experience in operations, marketing, sales and IT. Most recently, Waggoner was president and CEO of USF Bestway. He also previously served as USF Bestway’s SVP of strategic marketing.  Prior to USF Bestway, Waggoner worked for Daylight Transport first as its CIO and then as its president and COO. As Daylight Transport’s CIO, he led the development of a transportation management system. 

Clayton Holdings hired a former Intuit executive as its new CIO. John Courtney worked for the maker of Quicken software for six years. During his tenure with Intuit, he served as its VP of product development and product management and lead the corporate business applications group. He joined Intuit in 2000 with its acquisition of EmployeeMatters, a company he co-founded. Earlier in his career he held senior IT positions at Citibank and Waterhouse Securities.

Todd Sander, the former CIO of the city of Tucson, Ariz., joined the Center for Digital Government as its deputy director. He is in charge of setting the strategy for the Center’s government intelligence programs and serves as director of Government Technology magazine’s Digital Communities program. Sander is also a former Deputy CIO for the state of Washington.