New Additions to Executive Team Position AtTask
OREM, UT – AtTask, the world’s most popular provider of project and portfolio management (PPM) solutions, announces the addition of three new members to their executive team. Ray Connolly has been appointed VP of Sales, Michael Olson Chief Financial Officer, and Kevin Hayden Chief Marketing Officer, rounding out a world-class executive management group.
“I am delighted to announce the addition of these talented leaders to our executive team,” said Scott Johnson, CEO of AtTask. “This infusion of proven and capable leadership extends our ability to help industry-leading organizations around the world manage critical enterprise projects, reduce costs, and increase productivity in IT, marketing, finance, services, development, and operations.”
Ray Connolly comes to AtTask with a proven knack for exploring and expanding potential markets and creatively communicating the “big picture” to executives and team members. With nineteen successful years in the high-tech industry, most recently at Microsoft and Placeware, Connolly has a reputation for implementing internal and external sales strategies that consistently drive revenues.
With over thirteen years of financial management experience in software, hardware, and manufacturing, Michael Olson will be responsible for the overall financial direction and strategy of AtTask as well as the legal and human resource departments. Olson joins AtTask from inthinc, inc., The SCO Group, and Arthur Anderson.
Kevin Hayden, recently of BEA Systems, Interwoven, and EnterConnect, will direct all of AtTask’s global marketing, including market strategy, positioning, demand generation, corporate communications, industry analyst relations, brand marketing, and media relations. Hayden’s background spans over 20 years of executive marketing experience in managing both public and private high tech companies through periods of rapid growth and positioning them for success.
“2008 was a breakout year for AtTask,” says Johnson. “We’re projecting continued growth through 2009 as more and more industries across the enterprise turn to AtTask for transparency, visibility, and accountability on business-critical projects.”
About AtTask, Inc.
AtTask (www.attask.com), with over 1600 customers, is the world’s most popular on-demand project and portfolio management software. By providing transparency, visibility, and accountability on critical business projects across the enterprise, AtTask allows organizations to reduce costs and increase productivity. Its platform-independent and multilingual solution increases efficiency and productivity for small- to medium-sized businesses and Fortune 500 companies across the globe. AtTask’s clients include Apple, Boeing, CBS, Chevron, Cisco Systems, GE, Google, HBO, Johnson & Johnson, Samsung, Toyota, Walt Disney, and Whirlpool.