Convoy Adds Accomplished Business and Legal Leader to its Leadership Team as General Counsel
Press Release • Published on October 21, 2021
Seattle, WA — October 21, 2021 — Convoy, the nation’s most efficient digital freight network, today announced that John Morrow has been appointed General Counsel, effective November 01, 2021. In this role, Morrow will leverage his 20+ years of experience in legal, corporate development and business operations helping high growth technology companies scale, along with his data-driven approach to oversee their legal team and strategy. Morrow will report directly to Convoy CEO Dan Lewis.
Prior to Convoy, Morrow was a key team member in creating over $4 billion in equity value via two IPOs and two $1+ billion company exits – Apptio, Paymentus and Vertafore. Earlier in his career Morrow was a corporate partner in a major international law firm focused on representing technology companies in public offerings, SEC compliance, general corporate matters, venture financings and M&A. Most recently, Morrow served as the General Counsel at Paymentus, where he quarterbacked a successful IPO and previously led Apptio’s IPO and acquisition activity globally.
“John is a strategic business leader with proven success scaling and leading diverse teams of all sizes across legal, corporate development and operational functions,” said Dan Lewis, CEO of Convoy. “John’s experience is perfectly aligned with our needs and he is going to be an excellent addition to our team and the culture we are building at Convoy. I look forward to working with him as we continue on our mission, to transport the world with endless capacity and zero waste.”
“The $800 billion trucking industry literally drives the health of our economy, yet new technology-based solutions to decades-old problems have been slow to materialize,” said John Morrow, Convoy General Counsel. “Convoy focuses on solving the problems of waste and inefficiency in the freight industry, and by doing so, reduces costs for shippers, improves the lives of more than 3 million truck drivers, and helps save the planet. I am excited to be joining Convoy in this next chapter of their digital transformation journey and help find solutions to the most difficult challenges in the freight industry.”