ContinuumCloud Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

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ContinuumCloud, a leading provider of software solutions for behavioural health organisations, has appointed Bob Bates as its new Chief Executive Officer. With a distinguished track record of scaling companies and maximising their impact, Bob Bates brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role.

Bob Bates joins ContinuumCloud from RedSail Technologies, where he served as Chief Operating Officer. At RedSail, he drove innovation and operational excellence, achieving significant growth and customer satisfaction, with the company tripling its revenue under his leadership. Bates’ experience in the healthcare technology sector positions him as the ideal leader to guide ContinuumCloud towards future success.

“Bob is precisely the right person to lead ContinuumCloud forward,” said Chelsea Stoner, ContinuumCloud Board Member and General Partner at Battery Ventures. “His industry expertise and track record with similar organisations will drive ContinuumCloud’s success, providing the sector with the much-needed investment in new technology to enhance service delivery and strengthen our communities.”

Bob Bates expressed his enthusiasm for his new role, highlighting the unique opportunities at ContinuumCloud. “ContinuumCloud stands out with its unique offering of solutions built for behavioural health. I’m excited to work with the talented team to transform the customer experience, accelerate growth, and help the company reach its full potential,” said Bates. “On a personal note, the behavioural health sector has had a positive impact on my family, as my wife and I navigated the challenges of raising a severely autistic child. I have always dreamed of giving back to an industry that does such meaningful and important work.”

As CEO, Bob Bates aims to strengthen client relationships, improve customer satisfaction, enhance service quality and speed, and drive innovation across ContinuumCloud’s product offerings. His strategic vision is to position ContinuumCloud as a leader in the behavioural health space with a suite of best-in-class software solutions.

Bob Bates’ prior experience includes overseeing global teams of more than 1,500 employees, managing multiple P&Ls, and leading four companies to successful exits. He has held senior positions at Connecture, Peoplenet, Aetna, Molina Healthcare, ACS/Xerox, Benefitfocus, and AT&T. Bates holds an MBA from Nova University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Florida.