IRVINE, Calif., May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mavenlink, the leading provider of project management and resource planning software and a Gartner 2015 Cool Vendor*, announced today it has hired veteran technology sales and services leader, Andrew Ely. Andrew previously built the high-performing sales team that helped drive billions in the growth and expansion of Accenture's Global Technology Consulting practice.
"We're thrilled to have a sales leader of Andrew's caliber join our talented and ambitious team," said Ray Grainger, Mavenlink CEO and co-founder. "Andrew's extensive experience in selling and delivering technology solutions to some of the largest businesses in the world will help us continue our own rapid growth, and it will elevate our practices."
Andrew brings 25 years of global sales leadership to Mavenlink. Prior to Mavenlink, Andrew served as partner at Accenture, where he held multiple global and North American leadership roles and served among the core leadership responsible for growing Accenture's Global Technology Consulting practice to more than $2.4B from $200M. Andrew has also held senior leadership roles at numerous startups, including Rasna, Silicon Graphics, BroadVision, and PeopleSoft, where he built a career moving these companies from early-stage growth to high-performing established global brands.
"This is a great time to be in services delivery, as the market for professional and specialized services continues to explode," Andrew said. "With my experience working with and for global services firms, I understand the opportunities and challenges our clients face. I'm extremely excited to help offer a new-age solution to help our clients grow and scale."
Andrew joins Mavenlink following the company's record-breaking 2016 fiscal year. Recently, Mavenlink announced a major expansion plan that includes opening two new U.S. locations, expanding its current San Francisco engineering and product headquarters, and rapidly adding jobs at its Irvine headquarters.
For more information about Andrew and the Mavenlink executive team, visit https://www.mavenlink.com/team.
Mavenlink delivers enterprise-class Software as a Service (SaaS) that transforms how businesses work with distributed teams, contractors and clients around the globe. Mavenlink's innovative technology suite enables organizations of any size to successfully manage and scale their people, projects, and profits. Consulting firms, creative agencies, IT services organizations, and professional services teams in more than 100 countries are running their businesses more effectively and predictably with Mavenlink. Mavenlink was recently named a 2015 Cool Vendor by Gartner, the world's leading technology research and advisory firm. Learn more at www.mavenlink.com.
* Gartner, Cool Vendors in Program and Portfolio Management, 2015, Robert A. Handler, Matt Light, Donna Fitzgerald, Teresa Jones, 24 April 2015.
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