AutoQuotes appointed David Demres and Eric Farr to the newly created positions of vice president of business development and chief technical officer for the software company that serves the foodservice equipment and supplies industry.

Demres will develop new technology and distribution partnerships and build on current relationships with foodservice equipment and supplies industry partners. Most recently, he was vice president of business development at Light Wave Dental, a non-clinical management services company. Prior to that, he was a management consultant at Boston Consulting Group.

Farr becomes responsible for accelerating new product delivery and the application of advanced technologies within the AQ platform. Previously, Farr led the engineering effort to deliver a ‘predictive analytics as a service’ solution at EagleEye Analytics, since acquired by Guidewire, per a release announcing his hiring. Prior to that, Farr held senior leadership roles in product development and engineering at companies including Marathon Data Systems, now WorkWave, Agentek, and Clear Measure.

The hiring of Demres and Farr comes several months after AutoQuotes named Jim Contardi CEO.