Constellation Gains Strong User Advocate
Chicago, Illinois, United States of America – February 15, 2011
08:00 AM (GMT -7:00) Central Time
Constellation Research Inc, a next generation research analyst firm helping clients navigate emerging and disruptive technologies, announced today the addition of Bridgette Chambers to the Board of Advisors. Bridgette currently serves as the CEO of Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG), a professionally-managed association of 85,000 business and technology professionals in the SAP community.
Constellation Research’s Board of Advisors play a key role in shaping the research agenda and providing advice and guidance to its members. Board members bring significant industry experience, represent the leaders in their field, and serve in 6 to 12 month terms. These esteemed individuals:
- Guide research direction
- Advise on business strategy
- Maintain an outside-in perspective
- Deliver mentorship from seasoned professionals
- Garner input from clients and prospects
- Grow the constellation of experts
- Identify new talent
- Maintain and exude the Constellation values in public
Advisory Board members do not have a commercial relationship with Constellation nor are they represented by Constellation. Board members do not have fiduciary responsibility.
Since joining the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group as CEO in June of 2009, Bridgette Chambers has led the transformation of ASUG from a volunteer-run organization into a professionally managed technology association that has become the largest independent SAP user group in the world. In her role as CEO, and also as a member of the ASUG Board of Directors, she works with the Board to direct the long-term strategy and growth of the organization. In addition to overseeing all of ASUG’s daily operations, Chambers has responsibility for creating value-added initiatives and services to help drive return on investment for ASUG’s 85,000 individual members who represent 2500 companies across 17 industries.
Prior to joining ASUG, Chambers was CEO at Voile Enterprises, a leading management consultancy, where she increased both revenues and profitability and successfully guided the organization through acquisition. Before that, Chambers served as vice president of Enterprise Business Solutions at Comsys, where she had global responsibility for the company’s Enterprise Resource Planning, Business Intelligence, and Analytics solution divisions.
Chambers received her Bachelors of Science from the University of Houston, her MBA from Texas A&M University, and developed her leadership skills while serving proudly in the United States Army Reserves and the Texas Army National Guard. She lives in Chicago, where ASUG is headquartered.
“I’m looking forward to reinforcing Constellation Research’s end-user point of view. In the analysis business, few companies have had so many experienced and credible individuals dedicated to end-user advocacy”, noted Bridgette Chambers
“Bridgette’s devotion to excellence, leadership skills, and support of the end user will play a major role in guiding and mentoring our team. We are fortunate to have such a talented executive and strong buy-side voice join our Board. ”, said R “Ray” Wang, Principal Analyst and CEO.
About Constellation Research, Inc. Constellation Research is a leading research analyst and advisory firm guiding organizations and their leaders through the hype and buzz of the latest disruptive technologies. Constellation takes a holistic approach touching board members, and marketing, technology, operations, human resource, and finance executives.
The firm’s analysts deliver pragmatic, creative, and disruptive research focused on business value, profitability, and market differentiation. Research analysts bring real world experience, independence, and objectivity to our clients. Most analysts bring over 2 decades of hands-on experience in working with senior leaders in enterprise organizations.
Constellation serves the needs of buyers and end users who seek insight, guidance, and advice in dealing with a dizzying array of disruptive business models and technologies. The firm provides the bridge between legacy optimization and future innovation. Constellation also advises sellers from both the buyer’s point of view and how to deliver value to their customers.
Constellation builds partnerships with its clients. The client and their organization’s success is Constellation’s only mission.
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