Fast-growing Columbus software maker hires new CEO in Austin

Arcos-website-header-welcome Odus “Boogie” Wittenburg as the new CEO

Arcos LLC, long one of Central Ohio’s fastest-growing companies, has named a new CEO as 10-year chief Bruce Duff retires.

Odus “Boogie” Wittenburg has led high-growth teams at both private and publicly traded technology companies in Texas, including 10 years at Rackspace, the company said. He will lead the Columbus company from Austin.

Aiming for the next stage of growth, last year the software maker took on a new private equity owner. Vista Equity Partners bought out the majority stake from Cleveland-based Riverside Co., which focuses on growing smaller middle-market companies, in the second quarter of 2021 for undisclosed terms. Austin-based Vista also co-led last year’s record-breaking $400 million VC round in Columbus’ Olive AI Inc.

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Written by Carrie Ghose.

Originally published February 17, 2022.

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