INDUSTRY VETERAN LAURA BRUMAGE TO LEAD NETSUITE ON-DEMAND BUSINESS SOFTWARE EDUCATION INITIATIVES
New VP to Lead ERP Software, CRM Software, and Ecommerce Software Business Application Suite Training Programs
SAN MATEO, Calif. — April 1, 2008 — NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N - News), a leading vendor of on-demand, integrated business software suites that include Accounting / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Ecommerce software for small and midsized businesses and divisions of large companies, announced today that Laura Brumage, a software executive with more than 15 years of experience, was appointed Vice President, Worldwide Education Services. In this new role, Brumage will lead NetSuite's business software education initiatives which include expanding the education of NetSuite's partners, customers and employees about its wide array of on-demand business applications.
"Laura Brumage is a terrific addition to our Worldwide Services team and she has exactly the right kind of experience to assist our customers in learning the best way to take advantage of all the power in NetSuite's integrated business application," said Tim Dilley, Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer of NetSuite. "Enabling our customers to grow and succeed in their business is our top priority. Laura's educational expertise will give our expanding customer base, along with a rapidly increasing adoption rate, the tools to position themselves for increased growth and profitability."
Prior to joining NetSuite, Brumage served as Vice President, Learning Programs / CRM On-Demand at Oracle Corporation (Nasdaq: ORCL). At Oracle, she was responsible for the learning strategy to support the on-demand model of CRM business software delivery and was also an executive business sponsor and program strategist for several technology innovations aimed at improving the on-demand business application customer experience. Before that, Brumage held several leadership positions at Siebel Systems, Inc. in the areas of customer, partner and internal education, including training CRM life-cycle product development, elearning, certification and program management. Brumage has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vassar College.
" NetSuite is a world class organization with a stellar business application suite. I look forward to joining a team of such high-caliber, talented people, all committed to revolutionizing the Software-as-a-Service industry," said Brumage. "Education is a vital spoke in the user adoption wheel and I am excited at the prospect of lending my expertise to the task of helping customers and partners achieve success in implementing and using NetSuite business software solutions."
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