Orem, Utah (PRWEB) October 8, 2007
AtTask, Inc., the leading global provider of on-demand project and portfolio management (PPM) software, has announced the appointment of Shawn Neider as Vice President of Finance.
Neider comes to AtTask with 15 years of business management experience. Previously, he served as Vice President in the U.S. Corporate Groups of Bank of America and KBC Bank where he assisted clients in numerous transactions covering syndicated senior debt, high yield debt, asset monetization, subordinated and mezzanine debt, letters of credit, equity derivatives, sale leasebacks, cash management, foreign exchange, project finance and real estate that represented over $5.5 billion in commitments.
Prior to that, Shawn worked with Fortune 100 clients as a strategic planning consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), where he worked on business process reengineering, sales automation, call center technologies, new customer attraction/retention, alliance network development, knowledge capital management, e-commerce, cost reduction initiatives and systems integration projects.
Most recently, Neider founded and served as President and CEO of Sandman Studios, a visual effects and multimedia production studio that has created award-winning work for feature film, television and corporate clients.
"Shawn brings to AtTask a wealth of experience from his time with Bank of America and KBC Bank where he handled investment and corporate bank products for Fortune 100 clients," said Scott Johnson, CEO of AtTask. "His extensive experience as a strategic planning consultant also brings tremendous value to AtTask. We are certain with Shawn on board, AtTask will continue to reach its goal of bringing powerful project management to corporations - big and small - around the world."
Neider's own experience with @task was what eventually led him to join the AtTask team. "I was a big fan of @task as a client," said Neider. "It solves the biggest challenges faced by today's project and portfolio managers and is an invaluable tool that drives improved collaboration, resource allocation, efficiency, and profitability." Neider continued, "I've also known the AtTask management team for years, and I've been impressed with their success in strategically positioning the company for growth as a key player in the SaaS PPM industry; it shows me that they don't just preach work smart, work happy - they live it."
Neider earned his MBA in Finance from UCLA, where he served as Chairman of the Student Council, and his BA in Japanese & Business from Brigham Young University.
For more information, visit http://www.attask.com
About AtTask, Inc.
AtTask is the leading provider of on-demand project and portfolio management software. Its flagship product, @task, places business intelligence tools in the hands of executives and makes team-collaboration accessible to the front line. Its platform independent and multi-lingual solution is increasing efficiency and productivity for Fortune 500 companies across the globe. AtTask's clients include Apple, CBS, Johnson & Johnson, Chevron, Fujitsu, Hanes, Hawaiian Airlines, HBO, Hitachi, GE, McDonalds, Toyota, UCLA, and Walt Disney.