Wednesday's Whispers: The Word On the Street – October 2008

Published on October 1, 2008 by R "Ray" Wang


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David Corrigan is now a VP of Product Management at Camilion Solutions.  David was the public face for MDM at IBM and the acquired entity DWL.

Ira Hall is now Acting Director of Global Revenue at Silicon Graphics.  He joins from PWC where he served as a Director and Advisory Services Partner.
Charlene Li is now a Thought Leader and Founder at Altimeter Group as of July 2008. She joins from Forrester Research where she was a VP and Principal Analyst; and co-author of Groundswell.

Jeff McKee is now a Sr. Director, Microsoft OEM Division Product Management.  He previously led various roles within the Microsoft Dynamics AX team including Director, Microsoft Dynamics ERP Industry Product Management.

Robert McNeill is the Founder at ThoughtBright.  He joins from where he was the VP of Strategy and Marketing.
Mark Szeleyny is now Director of Product Marketing at ON24.  He joins from Jigsaw where he served similar roles in growing that start up.
Eric Verniaut is now at Lawson as the company’s Executive VP of Lawson Professional Services.  He joins from T-Systems North America where he serve as the CEO and Chairman – Americas Regions.

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  1. Project Based SolutionsThe word on the street is that there will be some more acquisitions in the project based solutions space.  This market is going through consolidation and the acquisition of OpenAir by NetSuite was just the beginning.
  2. Heatlhcare Information Systems are all the buzz.  The VC’s I’m talking to hint that a big name like a McKesson, Cerner, Epic, or Medi-tech may make the move or be the target.

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