Canopy, the leading cloud-based software helping tax and accounting professionals streamline their practice, announced Larry Furr has joined the company as vice president of product. A seasoned product executive, Furr’s responsibilities will include overseeing the strategy, management, and design of Canopy’s suite of products and charting Canopy’s product roadmap.
Furr brings nearly two decades of product strategy and development experience to Canopy. He joins the team from Lingotek, where he served as COO and vice president of product, responsible for running the strategy and performance of the company’s entire portfolio of products and services. His product roadmap and strategy led sales revenue to double year-over-year.
“We are excited to have Larry join us at Canopy. He is an exceptional leader with a track record in building, mentoring and inspiring teams to create successful products,” said Kurt Avarell, CEO and Founder, Canopy. “Larry will play a key role as we continue to refine our solutions to help accountants do their job better and faster.”
“Canopy is driving massive innovation for accounting professionals, and as the industry continues to rapidly evolve, we will continue to be a change agent by bringing to market cloud solutions that equip accountants for success. I’m excited to join such a burgeoning industry for technology solutions and look forward to delighting accountants with exceptional software that makes their practice more efficient,” said Furr.
Canopy is a cloud-based practice management, tax resolution and preparation software. The modern, easy-to-use software cuts out tax practice busywork, improves the client experience, and brings all the different tools a practitioner needs under one roof. Canopy is also known for its 2-minute IRS Transcripts Tool. Canopy was founded by Kurt Avarell, who walked away from his career as a Wall Street tax attorney to launch Canopy from his basement in 2014.
Learn more at www.canopytax.com and @CanopyTax.