To our Funovation Community and Partners,
We are pleased to announce today that Ryan Borton, currently Funovation’s Director of Sales, has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer. A proven leader, Borton brings entrepreneurial, financial, marketing, and business development expertise to Funovation, along with experience managing international teams.
Co-founder and former CEO, John “JB” Bonvallet will remain part of Funovation’s executive team as Chief Technology Officer with Ted Ziemkowski becoming the company’s Chief Visionary Officer. The new appointments will enable Bonvallet and Ziemkowski to devote more time to engineering to further shape Funovation’s renowned maze technology and develop new technologies. Borton will be accelerating sales performance and product development while continuing to guide Funovation’s partnerships.
“I am honored to be chosen as Funovation’s next CEO and I am looking forward to tackling the challenges ahead. Funovation has built a solid foundation and reputation since opening in 2007. I am excited to expand on that foundation and lead Funovation into the next phase of growth,” said Borton.
Bonvallet added, “This is a great change for Funovation. Ryan is a wonderful person and brings a fresh and diverse business perspective to the CEO position. He is passionate about the entertainment business and Funovation’s vision, mission, goals, and values. With my transition to CTO, I am excited to be able to focus my business and engineering background on improving and developing Funovation’s products and services. This reorganization creates the perfect fit for Ryan, myself, Funovation, and our customers and the entire Funovation team is excited for his transition to CEO.”
The Funovation Team
Original Posting Date: June 27, 2016