SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Globant, leader in the creation of innovative software products that appeal to global audiences, announced the addition of Mark Gauger to its Management Team, as President of Globant North America. Mr. Gauger will be responsible for managing the strategy and operations of the company in the North America, and will focus on fostering the company's positioning and growth while expanding its business and innovation profile.
Mark joins Globant from the Aricent Group where he served as the Chief Development Officer at the global innovation firm frog design. In that role he oversaw frog's mobile applications business unit, marketing, and business development organizations worldwide. During his ten years at frog design, Mr. Gauger played a key role in transforming frog into one of the world's foremost innovation firms. Additionally Mr. Gauger served as Senior Vice President of Sales for the Aricent Group, managing the entire worldwide sales organization.
"We are extremely proud to have Mark on our team. Since the foundation of Globant we have been working hard towards one common goal: to create the best software product creation company in the world and challenge the status quo with a strong culture of innovation and creativity. We want to increase and strengthen our global presence, and Mark will be key to help us achieve that goal," explained Martin Migoya, Globant CEO and co-founder. "His experience in innovation and business development are completely aligned with our vision and passion of creating a company where engineering, innovation and design meet scale."
"Joining Globant at this stage of its development is very exciting," said Mr. Gauger. "Globant has established itself as a technology innovator capable of creating important software products and intellectual property for its customers around the world." He explains further, "that strengthening and expanding the innovation services mix at Globant in concert with Globant's technology and software engineering expertise, will allow Globant to better serve its customers in the increasingly competitive and fast paced world of software technology; helping those customers to germinate new business ideas, strengthen existing business platforms, and deliver world class user experiences."
Trained as a product designer, he has focused his entire career on the creation of competitive advantage through product and brand development. Mr. Gauger holds a BS degree and an MS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.
Globant is the Latin American leader in the creation of innovative software products that appeal to global audiences. For us, that means we are the place where the best engineers team up with art design studios and innovation labs to deliver a superb user experience.
In only 9 years, we created a Company that:
- Has more than 2,500 professionals working for companies like LinkedIn, JWT, Zynga, Google and Coca Cola, among several others.
- Was selected as Endeavor Entrepreneur (2005)
- Was named among the top 10 product engineering vendors (2011) by Global Services
- Was included in the 2010 Cool Vendor in Business Process Services Report by Gartner
- Was featured as a case study at Harvard, MIT, Stanford and others
- Was recognized among the top 10 vendors in mobile applications development (2012) by an IDC Survey
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