Deltek has named Natasha Engan as SVP of global consulting. She had been with IBM from May 2004 before taking the new job. Her positions include serving as VP of North American Security Services from January 2015 through June 2016 and VP of the security financial services market from July 2016. Engan takes the position formerly occupied by Duane Kotsen. Who was originally hired in 2014 as SVP of global services. In her new position, Engan reports to CEO Mike Corkery
Sage's global chief marketing officer Santiago Solanas is leaving the company to join Cisco. In a recent Tweet, Solanas said he was moving to Cisco in the position of southern European lead. Solanas had held the position since June 2014. He joined Sage in June 2007 and became CEO of Sage Spain, serving in that position from December 2010 through November 2010. This strikes mean as a big loss of experience in the executive ranks.
Former CEO of Sage North America, Pascal Houillon, who brought new meaning to the word "focus", has become CEO of the Cegid Group. His LinkedIn profile shows Houillon joined the firm in France's Lyon area this month.
And in today's episode of "Leave It to Beaver", the Beave asks Wally about that funny smell that was coming from behind the garage after he spotted Wally coming around the corner of the building. He also asks about the funny balloons he found in Wally's room... I was discussing the Fibonacci Series and someone asked, "Oh, which sport is that?"
Avalara will hold its second Crush conference in Austin, Texas, in the spring. The Seattle, Wash.-based sales-tax software company on May 2 and 3. The company says attendees will include accounting professionals and financial executives.