DALLAS, TX (April 22, 2010) – Worksoft, an innovative provider of test and lifecycle automation solutions for use with SAP® applications, has appointed Jim Kent as its new Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors. Kent most recently served as a Board Director for Exact Holding N.V. and CEO of Exact Software America. Exact Holding N.V. is a publicly-traded company listed on Euronext with $400M in revenues and is one of the world’s leading providers of business software solutions including ERP, HRM, CRM, CPM, and electronic workflow.
“We are very pleased to have Jim lead Worksoft through its next phase of growth,” said Chris Pacitti, General Partner of Austin Ventures. “Jim has a proven track record in leading and growing software companies. His strategic leadership skills will help Worksoft leverage direct and indirect distribution channels worldwide to accelerate customer acquisition and increase shareholder value.”
Kent has more than 20 years of significant experience leading and growing software and service companies in both the U.S. and abroad. Kent brings to Worksoft extensive senior management and board-level experience including product and geographic expansion, mergers and acquisitions, and innovative sales and go-to-market plans.
“Worksoft has a tremendous amount of momentum in the application lifecycle management market and I look forward to accelerating that growth,” said Jim Kent, CEO of Worksoft. “Personally, Worksoft is a great fit for me and I’m excited to be part of an organization that has a strong blue chip customer base, innovative and stable products, exceptional employees and strong financials. I look forward to delivering increased value to our customers, partners, employees and investors.”
About Worksoft Inc.
Worksoft is the industry’s leading continuous test automation platform for Enterprise Packaged Apps, offering a diverse ecosystem of service providers, software integrations, and machine learning solutions to enable true end-to-end, unattended automated testing of mission-critical business applications, including SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, Workday®, SuccessFactors, ServiceNow, and more. Microsoft, Cardinal Health, P&G, Honda, 3M, Intel and Siemens are just a few of the world’s leading global companies who have turned to Worksoft to achieve unparalleled continuous testing at scale and realize DevOps and Agile initiatives. Chosen by the world’s foremost Global System Integrators, Accenture, IBM and Cognizant, Worksoft is embedded into their ERP practices to support their Agile, DevOps, and SAFe methodologies and accelerate digital transformations.
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