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Vice President

Upside Commerce, Inc.
Phone: (212) ***-****  
Email: b***@***.com
Local Address:  New York City , New York , United States
UPSIDE Commerce , LLC
206 486 4898 600 108Th Avenue NE
Bellevue , Washington 98004
United States

Company Description: The UPSIDE Integrated Trade Management (ITM) solution manages dynamic pricing decisions in a single solution that can easily be configured to accommodate each...   more

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  • B.S. , Psychology
    New York State College at Buffalo
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Upside Commerce, 4 Sept 2012 [cached]
Bill Kester
VP of Business Development & Co-founder
Bill is a co-founder of Upside. Bill drove development and strategy for the Microsoft Dynamics product line in the retail / distribution markets. Bill has held similar roles at Oracle and Siebel, and was EVP of Information Resources, Inc.
UPSIDE Commerce Integrated Trade Management :: About Us, 11 Sept 2011 [cached]
Bill Kester
Senior Consultant
Bill Kester brings over twenty of years of management, sales, and marketing experience in application (ERP, CRM, BI) software to UPSIDE. Prior to UPSIDE, Kester drove development and strategy for the Microsoft Dynamics ERP product line in the retail/distribution markets, as well as overseeing the integration of Dynamics ERP with the Microsoft stack. Prior to Microsoft, Bill held global management and marketing positions for Oracle and Siebel, where he was responsible for Consumer Products marketing, strategy, messaging, competitive landscape and sales execution. Prior to Siebel, Bill was Executive Vice President of Information Resources (IRI), where he oversaw and managed IRI's $60 million revenue and 225 person software business unit. Bill holds a B.S. in Psychology from New York State College at Buffalo.
Home, 15 Jan 2007 [cached]
Ribbon Cutting, Javits Center, NY, NY - Left to right: Jeffrey B. Kratz, Director, US ISV Team; Bill Kester, Industry Manager, Retail & Hospitality, Microsoft Dynamics; Michael Mauerer, Chief Executive Officer, Retail Teamwork; Mogens Elsberg, General Manager, Microsoft Dynamics; Todd Bergeson, US Product Manager, Microsoft Dynamics NAV
ITtoolbox E-Business News Headline, 8 Feb 2002 [cached]
"Siebel e Consumer Goods 7 provides our customers with unprecedented breadth and depth of industry-specific functionality, based on industry best practices and close collaboration with our global customer base of more than 125 major consumer goods companies," said Bill Kester, general manager of Siebel e Consumer Goods, Siebel Systems, Inc."The applications' comprehensive support of trade management, account management, and customer service functions results in a significantly faster return on investment (ROI)."
Siebel e Consumer Goods 7 includes a range of new and enhanced features that include: Increased trade marketing effectiveness and improved account management.Reduced costs through the integration of customer-facing and back-office business processes across all touchpoints.New market opportunities through collaboration across the demand chain.Building consumer demand and brand loyalty by understanding and anticipating changing consumer preferences.
Food Logistics: The Coming e-Supply Chain, 15 June 2001 [cached]
There has been a lack of integration in the area of supply chain management on the Internet , and CRM can pull that together , explains Bill Kester , general manager of the consumer goods practice at Siebel Systems.
CRM gives a central repositioning for the company so everyone is working off the same database for plans and programs.As you go out of the company , products like Siebel eChannel allow the exposure of their plans over the Internet to trading partners.This allows for more collaboration..
CRM products like Siebel's eConsumer Goods offer a comprehensive e-business solution that empowers consumer goods manufacturers , wholesalers and retailers to successfully manage , coordinate and synchronize all end-consumer and customer interactions across all touchpoints and through the entire relationship life cycle.
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