David Ruby is the new vice president of European Operations at CRM software provider Saratoga Systems, with responsibility for business operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Ruby brings to Saratoga Systems over twenty years of successful international sales management experience and will be responsible for operations, sales and support for the company's international subsidiaries.
Most recently Ruby was Managing Director and Vice President of Sales of Silicon Wireless, in Paris, France, where he successfully managed high-profile sales throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, and Asia.
Prior to joining Silicon Wireless, Ruby spent seven years at Madge Networks N.V., increasing the company's European, Middle East and Africa operations to 34 office locations, after two years as Vice President of Sales for ViaNetix Corporation - until it's acquisition by Western Digital Corporation. Within Western Digital, Ruby was Paris based as Managing Director of Southern Europe. Earlier in his career he spent seven years at Storage Technology Corporation where he held various senior sales and management positions.
"David Ruby is a skilled industry veteran who brings tremendous expertise that will help guide our company's international sales and management," said Mark Elconin, Chairman and CEO of Saratoga Systems. "We're delighted to have Dave's broad experience in the global high-tech industry and proven business acumen helping us build Saratoga Systems' success as the leading provider of CRM software throughout the world."
"Saratoga Systems is the world leader in the customer relationship management software marketplace," said Ruby. "I am looking forward to the challenge of spearheading the company's increasing international sales and business success throughout the areas I'll be overseeing. This is a very exciting time to be working in the CRM industry, and I am very pleased to be associated with the frontrunner in the industry."