Wednesday's Whispers: People Whispers - August/September 2009
Congratulations to all! Good to see that the job scenarios have improved as a number of individuals made organizational changes and promotions. As always, thanks for your emails and alerts. If you've got a change or know of a promotion, keep dropping me a line! If you need a referral, and we've worked together in the past, don't hesitate to reach out to me via Linked In.
eBenchmarkers in May 2009. Martha's a Star Analyst in the financial services industry with roles including FS Research Director at Datamonitor, VP, Research Director at Forrester, VP at Giga Information Group, and Head of Advanced Technology at Prudential.
is now Vice-President of Worldwide Marketing at Palo Alto Networks. Renee has served various senior marketing roles at Serena Software, Inc., Salesforce.com, SAP, Business Objects, Veritas Software, Oracle, Ingres Corporation, and Relational Technology
became Head - IT Management Consulting at L&T Infotech in July 2009. Previous roles over the past 5 years include other senior management positions as the GM and Center Head for the Manufacturing business unit and JGM.
is now Associate - Tech M&A at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Sam served as a research analyst at Forrester prior to graduating at Harvard Business School.
became Director, Marketing at CA in June 2009. Paul's served various roles at CA. Other industry positions include senior marketing manager at Selectica and Director of Marketing at IBM.
is now Manager, Product Strategy at Ultimate Software. Prior roles include Sr. Account Manager and Team Leader at Forrester Research and Account Manager at
became Principal User Experience Architect at PayPal in April 2009. Other roles include senior manager at eBay/Paypal, Director of Program Management and Group Manager of Program Management at Oracle.
became Operations Director at SynCom Electronics in June 2009. John previously served as the CIO at Optical Cable Corporation, President and Foudner of IntegriSoft LLC, and Director of Channel Systems and Strategy and Microsoft Business Solutions - Great Plains.
is now Partner at Herman & Company. Sos has served as Nordic Director at Forrester Research, Senior Consultant at Telenor, Client Sales Executive at EDS, Customer Account Manager at Baan Company. and Senior Consultant at Maconomy.
Lenley Hensarling is now Vice President for Business Development at stealthy startup C3. Lenley brings deep technology experiences with roles such as Group Vice President at Oracle, VP of Product Strategy at JD Edwards/PeopleSoft, Senior Vice President at Enterworks, and Vice President of Engineering at Novell.
became Principal Consultant at Market Progress International in July 2009.
became VP Sales & Marketing at Sakhr Software in June 2009. She served as the Vice-President for Dial Directions for the past 2 years prior to the acquisition by Sakhr Software. Other senior positions include VP of channel sales at Voxify and VP for client services at Personify.
is now Data Architect at Cisco. Chi's a software development pro with experience at Netflix as the Business Intelligence Lead at Netflix, Senior Principal Consultant at Oracle, and Software Development Manager at Oracle.
is now Lead Analyst at Ovum. Daniel now heads up Ovum's Customer Interaction (CI) practice. Prior to the acquisition by Ovum, he served as a lead analyst at Datamoniotor and prior to that he served as a Research Associate at Columbia Institute for Tele-Information.
became Consultant at Capgemini in June 2009. Kunal served Business Development APJ and Project Manager roles with Wipro Technologies.
became Managing Principal at Third Idea Consulting LLC in June 2009. Marshall's been an active voice and thought leader in the CRM and press community with roles including a 4 year run as a Senior Editor at CRM Magazine and contributing editor at Vault.com.
became Media Consultant at Yellow Pages Group in April 2009. Ms Lapointe's served many roles including Director of Industry Analyst Relations at Bell Canada, Director of Industry Analyst Relations at Equant, Director of Marketing Communications at Global One, and Director of Marketing Communications at France Telecom North America.
became General Counsel at Japan America Society of Washington, DC in June 2009. Mr. Levine currently is a Principal at Groom Law Group and the Director at DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative.
is now Legislative Director for for NJ Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo. Previous influencer relations roles include associate director at Capgemini and account executive at Mindstorm Communications.
is now Sales Executive at Salesforce.com. Previously, he served as the General Manager for Oracle's Financial Services Industry business unit. Other roles include Senior Director, Human Capital Management Solutions at Oracle.
is now Web Strategy Consultant at Verndale. Prior to Verndale, Pete served as senior analyst covering CRM at Forrester Research. Other roles include Partner at Horstman Builders, Program Manager at Molecular, and Senior Consultant at KPMG Consulting / Peat Marwick.
is now Business Technical Analyst, Web Portal Team at McDonald's. Phil's served other roles in IT at McDonald's including Business Technical Analyst -- Enterprise Architecture and IT Research Analyst -- Global IT Strategy over the past decade.
is now Client Development Director at AnswerLab. Nancie's served senior sales roles as an Account Manager at Forrester Research, Account Executive at OneSource Information Services , and Account Executive at Giga Information Group
is now Owner at SysTechPlus. Prior to starting out his own consulting, Michael spent almost 11 years with International Aid as their IT director. In July 1, 2009, the non-profit ceased operations.
is now an independent Consultant. Former roles include heading up UK Analyst Relations at Hill and Knowlton, serving as a Principal Consultant at Serendipp Ltd, and consulting for Sunesis Analyst Relations.
became ES - Sales Effectiveness Manager at Infosys in May 2009. Prior roles include AM- Marketing at Infosys, marketing manager at Pronto Networks, and marketing at Indscape Softech Pvt Ltd.
became Head of Supply Chain Development & CNO Planning at Marico in June 2009. Mr Prabhu has built a 9 year career at Marico with roles as Head of Business Applications, Head of Buying (Edible Oils), Manager of ERP, and Manager of buying
Sarah Reed joined BMC Software as the Lead Analyst Relations Manager in August 2009. She most recently served at Eloqua as the Director of Corporate Communications. She brings a wealth of experience from similar roles at Vignette and IONA Technologies.
is now PR/AR/Marketing consultant at JR Communications. Previous marketing roles include work with companies such as UST Global, Entropia, and Telogic.
became Vice President, Retail Sales at RedPrairie in July 2009. J's 25 year tech company management experiences include tours of duty as the CEO at Ascend Software Inc, VP of netASPx Inc, and President and CEO at SalesTactics, Inc.
is now North America - Alliances Management at Infosys BPO. Mr. Roye brings significant professional services expertise with roles as a Director at Trianz, Practice Manager - North American Enterprise Apps at Wipro Technologies, Director at iGATE Global Solutions, Director of Oracle Business at Solix Systems, Inc. and Business Manager at Oracle Corporation.
is now Product Design Manager at Aspen Technology. Jeremy brings a wealth of tech marketing experience serving as a Director for Technology Marketing at Infor, Solution Marketing Manager of Technology at SSA Global, Software Engineer at Marcam, and Technical Presales Consultant at Wonderware Solutions.
is now VP of Strategic Accounts at IANS. Ms. Teitler has served senior sales role including Senior Account Executive at izmocars, Forrester, Headhunter.net, and The Employment Guide.
David Anthony Wilkins is now a Managing Director at ICI in Dubai, UAE. Previously roles include Senior Consultant at indigo - pure ICT recruitment solutions and Senior Contract Recruiter at Computer People
Offbeat Guides. Lisa provides business development, strategy, and marketing services in technology and consumer products with a focus on mobile and Social Media.is now Business Development Consultant at
Endeca Technologies, Inc.. Previously, he served as the Vice President, Project Management Group, Information Technology at Eaton Vance
is now Senior Product Manager at Jive Software. Oliver served various research roles at Forrester looking at the technology industry including Web 2.0 and tech industry economics.
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