Press Releases


Mei Li
Senior VP
Corporate Communications
NetSuite Inc.
Phone: 650.627.1063


SAN MATEO, Calif.—October 2, 2006—NetSuite, Inc., the leader in on-demand business software suites, today announced that NetSuite CEO, Zach Nelson, has been named by CRM Magazine as one of 2006's "Influential Leaders" in the CRM industry. Mr. Nelson is recognised for being a driving force behind CRM innovation, changing the CRM industry and spearheading NetSuite's success in the process. Other honorees include: Larry Ellison, CEO, Oracle; Greg Gianforte, CEO and founder, RightNow Technologies; and Brad Wilson, general manager, Microsoft CRM. The full story appears in CRM Magazine's October "CRM Leaders 2006" issue, and is available online at

The 'Influential Leader' award identifies industry luminaries who have made the CRM industry what it is today and who are shaping it into what it will be tomorrow. CRM Magazine highlighted Mr. Nelson's contribution by saying: "NetSuite continues to innovate and does so with flair. Much of that flair comes from Zach Nelson, the on-demand CRM suite provider's corporate face. His presence with the company since 2002 has taken it from dotcom-bust survivor to industry leader, quintupling revenue, doubling the workforce, and reaching SMBs worldwide.Most recently, Nelson has taken NetSuite to the brink of a much anticipated IPO."

"The CRM industry is showing continued momentum, marked by its second straight year of double-digit growth. Our 2006 CRM Market Award recipients are largely responsible for this turnaround as they continue to help their clients make better use of customer data. Congratulations to this year's CRM Market Award recipients," said David Myron, editor-in-chief of CRM Magazine.

"It is an honor to be recognised by CRM Magazine," said Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite. "Whether you call it Enterprise 2.0, Office 2.0, Web 2.0 or Business 2.0, the next era of business computing will be driven by on-demand software suites. Combining SaaS with NetSuite's all-in-one application suite, businesses can do what they could only dream of before."

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