Dallas, TX, September 04, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Telligent, a leader in social community software for the enterprise, announced today the appointment of Steve Poncini as the senior vice president of worldwide sales. Poncini will report directly to Telligent CEO Patrick Brandt.
Poncini has been with Telligent since July 2008, serving previously as vice president of international sales, vice president of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and director of international sales. In these roles, Poncini helped to expand Telligent’s international presence. This included helping to expand Telligent’s international business to include offices in both London and Paris. Poncini also helped to expand Telligent’s global footprint by acquiring customers in countries all over the world from England to Germany to South Africa and Australia.
Poncini will transition from the London office to the headquarters in Dallas to be the head of sales worldwide in his new position on the executive management team.
“Steve brings a wealth of global experience and has proven to be a great asset to the Telligent executive team,” said Brandt. “He further strengthens Telligent’s executive team by helping to create an integrated worldwide sales team, aligned with the company’s strategic business objectives, that continues to result in ongoing success.”
With over ten years of experience in software sales, Poncini is a veteran who has a successful track record worldwide. Prior to joining Telligent, Poncini held management positions at several software companies such as Plumtree Software, Oracle and BEA Systems. Having worked in both the US and Europe, Poncini has a wealth of experience that ranges from building strong customer relationships and partner channels to executing a global sales strategy.
“I am honored to take on this new responsibility to help grow sales worldwide for the leader in the industry,” said Poncini. “I look forward to helping Telligent grow from a global perspective, while ensuring that our customers reach optimal success and achieve the greatest business benefit with their community and collaboration initiatives.”
One of the pioneers in enterprise social community and workforce collaboration software, Telligent helps companies worldwide to implement social communities for their employees, customers and partners. Its powerful community development platform allows customers and partners to customize their community experiences and build award-winning applications on top of the platform.
Telligent differentiates itself with an ease of business and a level of confidence to which seasoned and successful organizations are accustomed. With a customer-focused culture, Telligent sets the social enterprise standard for positive business outcomes. With Telligent, thousands of organizations worldwide have created successful communities that drive collaboration, communication, innovation, networking and support, including American Marketing Association, Dell, Microsoft, Psion, U.S. Department of Defense - All Partners Access Network (APAN) and more.
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