Jay O'Connor Joins NetSuite from CaseCentral
SAN MATEO, Calif.—March 31, 2005—NetSuite, Inc. the leader in on-demand business solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, today appointed Jay O'Connor as Vice President of Worldwide Marketing. In this role, Mr. O'Connor will oversee all aspects of NetSuite's marketing activities, including demand generation, marketing programs, and brand strategy to further increase the visibility and awareness of the company's award-winning products including NetSuite, NetSuite Small Business, NetCRM, NetERP and NetCommerce.
"We are excited to have someone with Jay's experience, capability and integrity to join our team," said Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite. "Jay's deep experience in the SMB market gives him unique insight as he guides our marketing initiatives toward both national and global markets."
"I am pleased to have the opportunity to work with such a pioneering team of professionals," said Jay O'Connor, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at NetSuite. "NetSuite is revolutionizing the way companies do business, and I'm excited to help bring NetSuite to the next level."
Mr. O'Connor came to NetSuite with extensive experience in marketing software, services and on-demand solutions to small and mid-sized businesses, including over six years at Intuit where he managed the QuickBooks business. Most recently, Mr. O'Connor was Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at CaseCentral, which he helped become one of the largest and fastest growing on-demand software companies in the U.S. Prior to CaseCentral, Mr. O'Connor was Vice President of Marketing at Inzap, a Web-based provider of credit services for banks and their small business customers. Before Inzap, he served as Vice President of Marketing at PlanetRx, a pioneer in online pharmacies.
Previous to PlanetRx, O'Connor held a number of senior positions at Intuit. As Group Product Manager of QuickBooks, he led the marketing and product management team that acquired the first one million QuickBooks customers and grew market share from zero to more than 70% in the small business accounting category. In addition, he served as Director of Corporate Strategy and as Director of the Quicken.com business.