Seasoned Health and Fitness Executive to Grow Tech Company’s Sports and Fitness Business
DENVER—July 28, 2016—MuscleSound®, a Denver-based technology company that helps users optimize performance levels and reduce injury risk through MuscleHealth® measurement, today announced the appointment of Andy Jackson as MuscleSound’s president and chief executive officer. Jackson will take the technology startup to the next level of growth, focusing on the sports and fitness business. Jackson succeeds Stephen Kurtz, who will be moving into the role of chairman.
“Andy is an effective and strategic leader who has a proven track record of delivering results and a deep understanding of technology, fitness and sports industries,” said Stephen Kurtz, Chairman of MuscleSound. “He has been an integral part of the company’s growth to-date, and this position is the natural next step for him. I am confident that Andy’s results-oriented approach and ability to think strategically will play a pivotal role in taking MuscleSound to the next level.”
Jackson brings more than 20 years of relevant experience to his new role, having worked extensively in the wearable technology, sports and fitness industries. He joined MuscleSound in 2015 as the director of business development. Prior to MuscleSound, Jackson served as the CEO of CloudTag, distributor of wearable fitness trackers, and lead new product development, sales and marketing for the FitPro group, the largest global professional association of fitness leaders.
“I am honored to lead MuscleSound,” said Andy Jackson, President and CEO of MuscleSound. “I look forward to collaborating with the MuscleSound team and our partners, as we work together to grow the company’s sports and fitness business. Whether professional athlete, weekend warrior or ICU patient, I am excited that MuscleSound will grow into an essential tool for all.”
Jackson will be based out of the company’s Denver headquarters.
Founded in 2011, MuscleSound is a performance and health technology company that helps users optimize performance levels and prevent injury with non-invasive MuscleHealth® measurement. The company’s patented software technology and methodology has made non-invasive, real-time measurement of muscle fuel and body composition a reality. The MuscleSound methodology delivers prompt and precise data that allows for proactive performance and health-based recommendations to effectively optimize overall recovery and injury prevention. For more information, visit www.musclesound.com