Portland, OR, April 26, 2022 – Cayuse, provider of the market-leading research administration cloud platform, is pleased to welcome Ben Panning as Chief Technology Officer, and Traci Gregorski as Vice President of Marketing to the executive leadership team. Panning and Gregorski join the team at a pivotal time in accelerated growth, providing clear direction and proven strategies to enable Cayuse to effectively scale and deliver the Cayuse Research Suite to research organizations globally. .

“Our team is laser-focused on supporting globally connected research through intuitive and integrated solutions that meet the needs of the research community and enable them to have a meaningful impact on science and society,” shared Cayuse CEO, Matt McLellan. “Ben and Traci bring a powerful combination of skills, experience, and genuine curiosity that will empower and inspire our team to achieve these goals.”

A seasoned technology leader, Ben is well-suited to lead the growth and expansion of the technology footprint at Cayuse. He oversees the engineering team, with a focus on delivering meaningful, high-quality solutions that enable Cayuse to scale and further meet the needs of research organizations. He is also renowned for building strong, high-performing teams through effective recruiting, retention and motivation by providing opportunities to solve compelling business problems, use of leading technologies, collaborative work environments, and proper incentives for achieving goals. 

“Cayuse is at the forefront of research administration technology with a clear mission to support and empower the global research community. I’m excited to contribute to this mission and help the team succeed and grow even further,” said Panning.

With 15+ years of experience building marketing teams and programs for high-growth B2B SaaS companies, Traci brings tremendous knowledge and experience in creating an atmosphere of curiosity and learning that drives meaningful and positive change. This will enable her to empower and support Cayuse users, delivering the right information, at the right time. She has served in leadership positions in technology SaaS companies serving a variety of industries, including higher education, insurance, public safety, and more.

Gregorski credits her early career in trade publishing as the foundation for her passion for content and storytelling, which has served as a cornerstone in her marketing career, enabling her to truly make a meaningful impact for her team and the audience they serve.

“There’s so much opportunity at Cayuse,” commented Gregorski. “The company is well-established with proven solutions that provide real value to our customers. I’m excited to be a part of the Cayuse mission and work with some incredible people along the way.”  

About Cayuse

Cayuse empowers organizations to conduct globally connected research and modernize research administration. Our industry-leading cloud-based research platform powers a suite of applications that maximizes researcher success, improves collaboration and simplifies work across the entire research lifecycle including commercialization and tracking of research outcomes. The Cayuse global community includes academic institutions, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospital and health systems, government agencies, independent research institutions, and non-profit organizations. www.cayuse.com


Traci Gregorski