Blackbaud CEO Mike Gianoni was paid $5.7 million for the year ended 2016, largely from a stock award of $4.4 million. That was well beneath the $11.5 million he received in 2015—his first complete year with the nonprofit software vendor—also largely from a stock award, in that case of $10.1 million.
Oracle plans a significant expansion for what it calls the Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit. The company plans to double the number of data centers globally to 11 from five. This includes adding a fourth North American Data Center in the Chicago, Ill., area.
NetSuite Oracle has established a boundary to delineate the target markets for the company's channel and direct sales force. The threshold outlined during this week's partner kickoff at NetSuite SuiteWorld was 1,500 employees. Below that, it's the field of NetSuite and its VARs; above that the territory the Oracle direct sales force.
Explore Consulting will take over Bi101 starting next month. Explore, a NetSuite reseller based in Bellevue, Wash., said it will leverage some key NetSuite resources from Bi101 based in Livermore, Calif. The combination, they said, will enable them to offer a broadened set of service offerings.
Except for a handful of changes, this year's SuiteWorld conference will be pretty much like the past editions. Those changes are it's in Las Vegas, Nev., not in California for the first time, starting Monday, April 24; CEO Zach Nelson is gone, and, oh yeah, Oracle acquired the company last year.