Segue Appoints Ira Cohen Vice President of Strategic PartnershipsSegue Software, Inc. - Investor Relations - Press Releases
...Segue Appoints Ira Cohen Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2005--
Leader in Software Quality Optimization Names Industry Veteran to Senior Management TeamSegue Software Inc.
, (NASDAQ-SCM: SEGU), the leader in software quality optimization (SQO), today announced the addition of Ira Cohen
to its senior management team.Mr. Cohen joins Segue as vice president of channel sales and strategic partnerships.
The hiring of Mr. Cohen
commitment to the growth of its partner relationships and extension of the vision of software quality optimization into Segue's partner channels.
In this newly-created role, Mr. Cohen
will be responsible for developing and overseeing Segue's world-wide channel strategy, business development and overall partner revenue.He
will ensure that the growth of Segue's
partner ecosystem continues to evolve and contribute to the Company's success throughout 2005."I could not be more thrilled to join the Segue team," said Ira Cohen, vice president of channel sales and strategic partnerships.
"This is an opportunity to work with Segue's partners - who are some of the leading companies in the industry - to promote our software quality optimization solutions.Segue's reputation in the software quality industry is second to none and I look forward to being able to further develop its already thriving partnership program."Mr. Cohen
brings extensive experience in executive management as well as channel partner design, recruitment and development of new partners.Most recently, Mr. Cohen
consulted with Rohner Associates
, a prestigious Silicon Valley channels consulting firm.Rohner
works with companies like Sun Microsystems, Microsoft
to re-architect their channel programs, driving revenue through strategic partnerships.Prior to that, Mr. Cohen was president and chief operating officer at Aztec Technology Partners, chief operating officer at Datatrend Services and co-founder and executive vice president at Copley Systems.
"The addition of Ira
to lead our partner program is an extremely important step in showing that we are successfully executing on our business plan, and that we recognize our partners as a key component of Segue's success."