Chevy Chase, MD (PRWEB) June 08, 2011
LearningGuide, a leader in performance support – learning that’s embedded directly into worker’s applications and processes, today announced the appointment of John McDowell as US President and Tom Hohman as Chief Financial Officer. McDowell and Hohman bring to LearningGuide decades of experience and proven track records growing technology companies.
“Strong demand for learning embedded into workflow, highlighted by several blue-chip customer wins, has led us to this exciting new stage of growth,” said Alfred Remmits, LearningGuide’s Chief Executive Officer. “John and Tom fit perfectly into our plans for rapid expansion in the US market. I am proud to welcome leaders of their caliber to the company.”
John McDowell will be responsible for leading LearningGuide’s US team. Backed by over 25 years of technology business experience, he has managed national and international operations, with a focus on developing high performance sales and marketing teams. Prior to LearningGuide John was SVP Sales with Astadia, one the world’s leading cloud computing integrators, where he presided over impressive sales growth. John previously held sales leadership positions at MedeAnalytics and FICO.
“I am very excited to join LearningGuide, because the problem they solve for today’s workforce is so differentiated and compelling,” said McDowell. “The company has all the raw ingredients necessary for success including defensible market-proven products, successful customers, and a steep growth curve.”
Tom Hohman will be responsible for finance, accounting, and overall operations on a global level. Previously he was the founding CFO of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), a $160M organization that grew from 35 employees to over 500 employees over his five year tenure. Prior to this position, he served as Chief Financial Officer for a number of high-growth technology companies, ranging from start-up to $100 million in revenue. Tom began his career as an auditor with Ernst & Young, LLP and is a Certified Public Accountant.
About LearningGuide Solutions
LearningGuide Solutions is the leading provider of performance support solutions designed to increase business process compliance, maximize user adoption, minimize help desk calls, and decrease training costs. Unlike traditional training and eLearning, LearningGuide’s unique platform supports workers at their exact moment of need with guidance that’s context sensitive, embedded within key applications, and optimized to be rapidly applied to the task at hand. LearningGuide’s customers include JetBlue Airlines, News Corp., Shell, Johnson & Johnson, Genzyme, Deloitte, Herman Miller, FDIC, and the DAU.