Certpoint Appoints Robert Stewart to Vice President of Technology, Product Innovation

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Certpoint today appointed Robert Stewart to the position of Vice President of Technology and Product Innovation. In his role as VP of Technology and Product Innovation, Mr. Stewart will work directly with major Certpoint clients to assure product innovation is focused on assisting leading organizations in overcoming challenges incurred by rapidly changing markets, competition, and dynamically evolving customer requirements.

Long Island, N.Y., September 5, 2008 – Certpoint, a leading global provider of corporate training software and solutions, today appointed Robert Stewart to the position of Vice President of Technology and Product Innovation. In his role as VP of Technology and Product Innovation, Mr. Stewart will work directly with major Certpoint clients to assure product innovation is focused on assisting leading organizations in overcoming challenges incurred by rapidly changing markets, competition, and dynamically evolving customer requirements.

In a statement made this morning, Certpoint’s CEO Ara A. Ohanian said, “Rob has proven his technology leadership beyond question, as some of our largest global clients consider him their trusted advisor on strategic matters of technology, innovations, implementation and rapid deployment models. Rob possesses a keen understanding and the experience to deliver measurable business impact with technology in a rapid, dependable, and cost-effective manner. Thanks to his leadership, Certpoint successfully innovated many state-of-the-art capabilities in the area of Web 2.0 collaboration, reusable content sharing, rapid content development, knowledge impact measurement, and performance management.”

During his tenure at Certpoint, Mr. Stewart previously held the position of Senior Product Manager, in which he effectively integrated ‘Lean Thinking’ practices into the core product development approach of Certpoint, putting clients at the center of key product innovations. This achievement earned Certpoint the “Kaizen Spirit Award” from the University of Toyota. Furthermore, in his earlier capacity as Chief Network Officer of the company, Mr. Stewart had successfully led the global implementation of Certpoint’s e-Learning suite in more than forty countries, deployed in over thirty-five languages, while ensuring 99.99% up-time. Mr. Stewart will continue to lead Certpoint’s technology localization initiative with global clients to streamline multi-lingual, multi-cultural, and multi-country content deployment.

In his position as Vice President of Technology and Product Innovation, Mr. Stewart will continue to infuse the culture of ‘Lean Thinking’ into all aspects of product development and innovation while keeping the customer at the center of all such activity. In addition to holding the leadership title in research and development, he will also manage Certpoint IT and deployment and quality assurance.

About Certpoint

Certpoint provides an all-in-one software suite to manage talent, deliver knowledge, and track business results. Global leaders like Toyota, Honda, and Black & Decker use Certpoint's technology to arm their employees and partners with the knowledge they need to win and retain customers. Certpoint helps more people in more places easily gain knowledge faster with measurable business results. Founded in 1996, Certpoint is used by more than 1,000 businesses in over 35 countries and languages to deliver knowledge beyond the organization deep into sales and service channels. Please visit http://www.certpointsystems.com.

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