SVP, Corporate Communications
Frank Iannotti and Doug Kennedy Bring Decades of Enterprise Sales Leadership to NetSuite
SAN MATEO, Calif.—July 13, 2015—NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that it has appointed Frank Iannotti as the Senior Vice President of Enterprise Accounts and Doug Kennedy as the Vice President of Global System Integrators. Veterans of the enterprise software industry, Iannotti and Kennedy will be responsible for strategy and alignment across enterprise sales and partnerships with global systems integrators, building off the strong momentum that NetSuite has seen in the sector as a growing number of enterprise businesses, including American Express Global Business Travel, Shaw Industries, TGI Fridays and HP Software, turn to NetSuite's leading cloud platform.
"Both Frank and Doug bring a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise in enterprise sales and global partnerships that NetSuite needs as it enters its next phase of growth," said Mike Arntz, SVP of Sales Americas. "To bring in just one of them would be a tremendous addition to the NetSuite team, but the chance to bring two accomplished executives like this is a great opportunity for the company."
Iannotti has more than 20 years of management experience in the technology sector in a variety of leadership roles and joins NetSuite from Salesforce.com, where he was the Area Vice President for Enterprise Accounts. Iannotti has also served in senior sales leadership positions at SAP Americas and PeopleSoft, where he oversaw highly successful enterprise sales teams. At NetSuite, Iannotti will be responsible for driving growth among NetSuite's base of enterprise customers.
"In my years in the industry, I've seen firsthand NetSuite's amazing growth rate and a rapidly growing roster of enterprise customers," Iannotti said. "I'm looking forward to being a part of that growth and contributing to NetSuite's next chapter."
Kennedy comes to NetSuite from Microsoft, where he managed channel operations for Microsoft's Dynamics applications business. He has worked in the computing industry for 29 years and held several executive and senior positions at both Microsoft and Oracle, leading a wide variety of programs and initiatives that span partnering, channels, sales, marketing, customer lifecycle management and customer/partner support services. At NetSuite, Kennedy will be responsible for extending and managing NetSuite's relationships with global system integrators (GSIs).
"Global Systems Integrators are increasingly discovering the agility, scalability and value that cloud-based applications can bring to their customers," Kennedy said. "I'm excited to join NetSuite to extend its successful GSI program and bring NetSuite's leading solution to enterprises across the world."
Today, more than 24,000 companies and subsidiaries depend on NetSuite to run complex, mission-critical business processes globally in the cloud. Since its inception in 1998, NetSuite has established itself as the leading provider of enterprise-class cloud financials/ERP suites for divisions of large enterprises and mid-sized organisations seeking to upgrade their antiquated client/server ERP systems. NetSuite continues its success in delivering the best cloud ERP/financials suites to businesses around the world, enabling them to lower IT costs significantly while increasing productivity, as the global adoption of the cloud is accelerating.
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