FirePond has announced the appointment of Randy Harvey to senior vice president of Product Development. Harvey will lead the strategic planning and development for the FirePond Application Suite, mainly in the automotive, financial services, and high tech/ telecoms markets.
He comes to FirePond from Vignette where he was vice president of Engineering at OnDisplay. Previously, Harvey was senior vice president with Sterling Commerce, a provider of e-business consulting solutions, and brings seventeen years of leadership experience in the transportation and telecommunications industries.
“Randy is a proven motivator and leader, who will contribute extensive expertise in global product strategies, commercial software delivery, market analysis, product positioning and strategic acquisitions,” commented Klaus Besier, CEO of FirePond.
Some of the world’s most successful companies use FirePond solutions, including Freightliner, ABB, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, Renault, Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Compaq, Ricoh Europe and Hitachi Construction Machinery.