Avvo names Ashley Raiteri VP of Engineering

Seattle, Wash — Avvo® Inc., the leading online legal marketplace connecting lawyers and consumers, today announced it has hired Ashley Raiteri as VP of Engineering. He reports to Kevin Goldsmith, Chief Technology Officer.

Raiteri has over 22 years of developer and manager experience working at international startups and Fortune 500 companies, including Boeing and Hewlett-Packard. He has held CTO positions for over six technology startups in the medical, travel and legal technology verticals. Prior to joining Avvo, Ashley served as Chief Information Officer at Airhelp.com, an international legal technology startup for the travel industry.

At Avvo, Raiteri will lead the software development teams. “I’m excited to join Avvo’s dynamic and Agile culture, where rapid testing and learning is at the forefront,” said Raiteri. “I’m looking forward to incorporating my data-driven approach so that we can continue iterating and improving – and so that we can continue to connect consumers with the legal help they need.”

“Ashley brings a level of insight, experience, and energy that will benefit our engineering team,” Kevin Goldsmith said.  “His strategic thinking combined with great technical skills will help push our teams and our company forward.”

Raiteri holds a Bachelor of Science, Physics, from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He began his career as a rocket scientist in the Arizona Desert, and has been launching technology startups ever since.  Outside of work, Raiteri enjoys traveling with his family, hiking, and being a foodie.

About Avvo, Inc.

Avvo helps people find and connect with the right lawyer through industry leading content, tools, and services. Founded in 2006 in Seattle, Avvo provides transparent information about attorneys, with Avvo-rated profiles for 97% of practicing lawyers in the United States. A free Q&A forum with more than 11 million questions and answers and on-demand legal services that provide professional counsel for a fixed cost, make legal faster and easier. For more information on how Avvo helps people through legal issues from research to resolution, visit www.avvo.com.