PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peoplefluent®, a leading social human capital management technology company, today announced the appointment of Chauncey Kupferschmid as SVP of Sales and Business Development. Based in Palo Alto, CA, Kupferschmid will have responsibility for direct and channel sales for the company's Talent Management, Vendor Management and Workforce Planning and Analytics product lines in North America and will also have oversight of Peoplefluent's Global Accounts across all product lines. He will report directly to Jeff Carr, President and CEO of Peoplefluent.
Kupferschmid brings more than 25 years in software sales leadership from large global businesses, including Platinum Technology and Divine, Inc. He also brings more than a decade of direct Human Capital Management cloud domain expertise with leadership experience from Silkroad, where he was most recently Chief Sales Officer, Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development. During his ten years as the CSO and EVP of Sales with SilkRoad the company experienced record growth and new client penetration throughout the Americas, Asia and EMEA.
"We are extremely pleased that Chauncey joins Peoplefluent at this exciting time for our business. We have just closed an incredibly strong record quarter – a quarter which delivered exceptional validation of our Mirror Talent Management Suite and continued interest in Colossus, our data integration cloud solution," said Jeff Carr, President and CEO of Peoplefluent. "Combining Chauncey's deep domain expertise, proven leadership track record and demonstrable success with Peoplefluent's significant momentum in the marketplace will be a winning combination for our customers in 2014."
Prior to his role at Silkroad, Kupferschmid was Senior Vice President of Global Field Operations for Divine. In the ten years before joining Divine, Kupferschmid was Senior Vice President of Global Field Operations at Platinum Technology, where he was instrumental in the company's growth from $1 million to $1 billion in annual sales revenue during his tenure. In his near decade with Platinum, Kupferschmid was a President's Club participant every year, a three-time employee of the year winner, and he earned the only Lifetime Achievement for Outstanding Service and Dedication Award ever given before the company was acquired by CA in 1999.
Commenting on his new role at Peoplefluent, Kupferschmid said "I have watched Peoplefluent innovate very successfully in the last year – and so have key analysts – in areas I know well are increasingly strategic to customers in the HCM market. I am delighted to be able to deliver Peoplefluent's Mirror solutions, comprised of differentiated collaboration and engagement solutions with embedded video and social technologies across the Talent Management suite. I am also really enthusiastic about Peoplefluent's unmatched workforce analytics and data integration cloud services, which dramatically expand the value of all existing investments within an organization. It is inspiring to know the success and impact we will deliver to customers in the years ahead. This is without question the right company at the right time. Peoplefluent will be the one to watch in 2014, and I am incredibly excited to be a part of this leadership strategy, solution and team."
Peoplefluent® is the leading provider of talent management solutions designed to support the entire workforce. An innovator in mobile enablement, social collaboration, information visualization and domain expertise required to empower strategic decision making and true employee engagement, Peoplefluent's talent management software enable organizations to unlock each individual's potential by removing the boundaries that limit the performance and productivity of your workforce. With the most comprehensive talent suite in the industry including solutions for talent management, workforce compliance and diversity, contingent labor management, analytics and workforce planning, Peoplefluent offers a solution to optimize every step of the talent lifecycle.
Peoplefluent solutions have helped over 5,100 organizations in 214 countries and territories successfully achieve their talent aspirations. Today, 80% of the Fortune 100 relies on Peoplefluent solutions as part of their talent management delivery strategy.
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