SmartBear Adds Chief People Officer to Executive Leadership Team

Anne Scanlon brings 20 years of experience to further accelerate HR initiatives on the heels of successful growth year
Somerville — Januar 21, 2020 —

 SmartBear, the driver behind the industry’s leading tools for ensuring quality software delivery, has added Anne Scanlon to the company’s executive leadership team as Chief People Officer. Anne is responsible for leading the company’s global human resources function, including employee and culture development, talent acquisition, and retention and change management. She has more than 20 years of experience leading Human Resources at various high-growth companies.

“As we continue to grow globally and prioritize employee engagement, Anne will be incredibly valuable in helping us to succeed,” said Justin Teague, CEO of SmartBear. “Anne’s leadership and expertise will further accelerate the HR initiatives underway by our team.”

Anne comes to SmartBear from Aptus Health, Inc. a subsidiary of Merck and Co., Inc. where she was the Chief Human Resources Officer. Previously, she held global HR leadership roles at ACI Worldwide, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and EMC. She specializes in building and sustaining a positive employee experience as well as developing strategic partnerships with executives to help scale and support company vision.

Anne has a bachelor’s degree in business operations and master’s degree in human resources from Northeastern University. She has a master’s degree in business administration from Syracuse University.

SmartBear was named a BostInno 50 on Fire company in 2019, honoring the fast-growing businesses and influential people driving Boston forward. Most recently, the company was named on Built In Boston’s prestigious Best Places to Work in 2020 list.

About SmartBear

SmartBear provides a portfolio of trusted tools that give software development teams around the world visibility into end-to-end quality through test management and automation, API development lifecycle, and application stability, ensuring each software release is better than the last. Our award winning tools include SwaggerHub, TestComplete, Bugsnag, ReadyAPI, Zephyr, and Pactflow, among others. SmartBear is trusted by over 16 million developers, testers, and software engineers at 32,000+ organizations – including innovators like Adobe, JetBlue, FedEx, and Microsoft. With an active peer-to-peer community, we meet customers where they are to help make our technology-driven world a better place. SmartBear is committed to ethical corporate practices and social responsibility, promoting good in all the communities we serve. Learn more at, or follow on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.