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Searchspring CEO, Peter Messana, Named Top SaaS CEO by The Software Report

Annual ranking of CEOs based on annual growth and strategic thinking
as well as building a culture of diversity and inclusion


San Antonio, TX, August 24, 2021 – Searchspring, the global leader in site search, merchandising, and personalization, today announced that CEO Peter Messana was named to The Software Report list of Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2021.

This year’s CEO awardees represent some of the largest, fastest-growing, as well as unique software companies that are driving the industry forward. From banking technology to IT automation to trucking software and robotic surgery, these CEOs demonstrate that with vision and strong leadership, cutting edge technology thrives and spreads rapidly across the global business economy. 

Moreover, these CEOs have showcased their skill in cultivating a sound work environment that promotes fairness, diversity, and inclusion. As in years past, the 2021 awardees were selected based on thousands of nomination submissions from colleagues, peers, and other software industry participants. 

“I’m honored to be named to The Software Report’s list of top SaaS CEOs,” said Peter Messana, CEO of Searchspring. “I certainly wouldn’t be on this list if it weren’t for the amazing Searchspring team and our creative, innovative clients and partners. Our employees, clients, and partners are truly the ones that deserve the recognition for building Searchspring to where it is today.”

As a result of Messana’s servant leadership, Searchspring has been named as a Best Place to Work in San Antonio two years in a row, as well as being named to the 2021 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. 

Before taking over the helm at Searchspring, Messana co-founded Austin Kayak, served as COO of GroupBy, and was the CEO and President of Summit Sports. Additionally, Messana has held leadership roles at Dell and Home Depot. He is regarded as one of the leading retail technology minds in digital commerce.



Jason Ferrara, Chief Marketing Officer, Searchspring


About Searchspring

Searchspring is on a mission to give ecommerce teams superpowers. We are giving the worlds’ most creative online brands the user-friendly search, merchandising, personalization, and analytics tools they need to increase conversion and curate unique shopping experiences. Learn more by visiting the websites of some of our most heroic customers like Mizuno USA, Badgley Mischka, Peet’s Coffee, Moen, Volcom, Wildfang, and Williams Sonoma.