CHANDLER, Ariz., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Infusionsoft, creator of the all-in-one sales and marketing software for small businesses, announced today that Marc Chesley has been named 2013 IT Leader of the Year by the Arizona Society for Information Management (SIM). Chesley has won the award for driving innovation and execution excellence, including company, community and staff development, through information technology. The SIM AZ chapter is the premier local network for IT thought leaders who share experiences and apply rich intellectual capital, while also exploring the future of IT.
"I'm honored to receive such a prestigious award from an organization that is led by the state's most innovative IT leaders," said Chesley. "There are a lot of other IT professionals who also deserve recognition for their leadership and innovation in the Arizona tech community. I'm proud to be part of a growing hub for IT."
Chesley is a cloud computing and agile development leader, a certified SCRUM master and SCRUM product owner. Chesley is helping propel the company to the billion-dollar mark, making Infusionsoft one of the most successful technology companies in Arizona's history.
"Marc was an obvious choice for the inaugural IT Leader of the Year Award," said Deborah DeCorrevont, president of the Arizona Chapter of SIM. "His leadership of Infusionsoft's engineering, systems administration and deliverability teams has helped the company innovate at a very high level. Infusionsoft customers are the beneficiaries of software that is expertly developed and actually does what the company says it will. Marc exemplifies the leadership qualities we encourage for all of our members."
Marc will be presented with the IT Leader of the Year Award on March 20, 2013 at Infusionsoft's corporate headquarters located at 1260 S. Spectrum Blvd. in Chandler. The media is invited to the official awards ceremony and dinner from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
Infusionsoft provides an all-in-one sales and marketing software for small businesses. Its web-based system helps small businesses automatically market to get more customers, grow sales and save time. The privately held, six-time Inc. 500/5000 company is based in Chandler, Ariz. and is funded by Goldman Sachs, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Signal Peak Ventures. For more information, visit www.infusionsoft.com.
About the Society for Information Management
Established in 1968, the Society for Information Management (SIM) is the premier network for IT leaders comprised of more than 3,600 members including CIOs, senior IT executives, prominent academicians, consultants, and other IT leaders. SIM is a community of thought leaders who share experiences and apply rich intellectual capital, and who explore future IT direction. Through its 31 chapters, SIM provides resources and programs inspired by IT leaders for IT leaders that enable CIOs to further develop the leadership capabilities of themselves and the key and emerging leaders in their organizations. SIM provides the collective voice to advocate policy and legislation on behalf of the IT profession across industries.