Jeffrey Beir to Lead Documentum's New Worldwide Products Organization
...PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Documentum, (Nasdaq: DCTM - News), the leading provider of enterprise content management (ECM) and extended enterprise collaboration (EEC), today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Beir to executive vice president of its newly created Worldwide Products organization.Beir was formerly the founder, president and chief executive officer of eRoom, which Documentum acquired in December 2002.
Under Beir's leadership, Documentum
is unifying its global product organization within a single operational group to better align its product business units for aggressive revenue growth and expansion of addressable markets.In this newly established position, Beir
will drive all of Documentum's
industry leading ECM products and the recently acquired eRoom collaboration and TrueArc records management products.
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..."With more than two decades of experience in the software industry, including more than 16 years at IBM and Lotus, Jeffrey brings tremendous knowledge and experience to Documentum," said Dave DeWalt, president and CEO of Documentum.
has developed category-leading products, formed world-class teams, leveraged technology transitions to create market value and built profitable businesses.His
experience and vision will be instrumental in guiding the continued expansion of Documentum's
enterprise content management and collaboration platform, helping the company establish leadership in new product areas and positioning Documentum
for future growth."
has outstanding products, talented people, a strong executive team with great vision and tremendous market opportunity," said Beir
."I'm pleased to expand my role within the company at such an exciting time, and look forward to extending Documentum's
product leadership, exceeding customer expectations and positioning the company for accelerated growth." As eRoom founder and CEO, Beir built a profitable business in one of the most challenging IT spending environments.He
spearheaded the design, development, marketing and sales of eRoom's
collaboration solutions, which are used by more than a thousand companies worldwide, including Airbus, Aventis Pharma, Bausch & Lomb, Deloitte Consulting, EDS, Flextronics, Ford Motor Company, Hewlett-Packard, Siemens and Sony
.Recognized as the pioneer and leader of the collaboration market, eRoom
received numerous industry awards and analyst accolades. At IBM/Lotus, Beir served as senior vice president of applications, where he led the desktop applications organization and spearheaded the effort to integrate the applications into a desktop suite.Prior to Lotus, Beir held software and hardware engineering positions at IBM and Xerox.Beir received an MBA from the Harvard Business School, an MSEE from Syracuse University and a BSEE from Northwestern University.
About Documentum Documentum
is the industry's leading enterprise content management provider, automating the production, exchange and personalization of all types of content, making it easier for the Global 2000 to gain competitive advantage by connecting employees, business partners and customers, worldwide.Built on an Internet-scale, XML-enabled and standards-compliant platform, Documentum products manage Web content, power portals, enable collaborative commerce, and solve regulatory content challenges.Over 300 partners across all major industries, including high tech, pharmaceutical, healthcare, consulting services, government, manufacturing, financial services, automotive, retail, and consumer goods, build and implement specialized applications using Documentum's
content management infrastructure.For more information, visit Documentum on the Web at http://www.documentum.com/.