Press Release

Skyward App Company Appoints New CEO and CTO

Contact: Marjorie Valin


July 13, 2021

Management change positions Skyward for growth in key markets

Columbia, MD–The Skyward App Company (Skyward), a specialist in complex software and data integrations, has appointed Katherine (Kat) Crawford as CEO to replace Nick Elliott, who assumes the first CTO position.

Kat’s appointment as CEO clarifies the work she has been doing in setting strategic goals, leading day-to-day operations and managing relationships with clients and external partners.

In addition to Kat’s leadership at Skyward, she is completing her fellowship in the Maryland LEAD Program, which is devoted to identifying and developing leaders to serve agriculture, natural resources, and rural communities.

In taking over as CTO and chief software architect, Nick will be able to devote more time to developing the high-quality digital solutions clients have come to expect, build our team’s growing capabilities, and explore emerging technologies.

Founded in 2011, Skyward has been developing data-driven applications for organizations adopting digital technologies to work smarter and grow faster. The company is regarded as an expert in building and connecting precision agriculture web and mobile applications, from pilots and prototypes to digital platforms that aggregate and integrate big data.