Pleasanton, CA (PressExposure) December 22, 2011 -- In a year of tumultuous global change that put many organizations out of business Steelwedge Software announced today that it has doubled its global business and team. Steelwedge is the leading cloud-based provider of Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) and Integrated Business Planning (IBP) solutions.
In 2011, business planning for global organizations became a significantly bigger headache as uncertainly became the "new normal." Executives-- grappling with how to course-correct their enterprises-- are increasingly turning to Steelwedge. Large global manufacturers from diverse industries including chemicals, consumer electronics, high tech, and automotive have recently selected Steelwedge to build more agility into their businesses with an integrated planning solution that connects sales, operations and finance data into a single view for a line of sight from plan to performance to profit.
Growing demand from companies with headquarters as far-flung as the US, Japan, China and India, has resulted in rapid global expansion beyond Steelwedge's established North American and Indian operations. The company's EMEA subsidiary has also benefitted from tremendous demand this year.
Gearing for continued growth, Steelwedge has built out its leadership team this year, adding seasoned executives in global customer service, support, sales and product strategy. Last month, Didi D'Errico joined as the VP of Marketing, bringing Steelwedge deep experience in marketing and brand-building cultivated from enterprise software companies of all sizes, including Oracle, CA, HP, Hyperion and BEA. Most recently, Didi was Vice President of Corporate Communications at Taleo Corporation, a leading cloud-based solution provider, where she developed marketing, brand and customer engagement strategies that contributed to the company's two-fold growth in less than three years.
Boosted by an equity investment from Mainsail Partners earlier this year, Steelwedge is set up well with global customer demand, a strong bench of seasoned management, and a powerful solution of SaaS technology and deep domain expertise, to have another break-out year in 2012.