Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013
FusionOps®, the world’s only provider of a pre-built, cloud-based, analytics application, specifically designed for supply chain business users, today announced the addition of Ram Gupta to its Board of Directors. Ram brings a wealth of knowledge and board-level strategy, marketing, and management expertise for guiding companies through periods of rapid growth and change. Ram joins Prabhu Goel, Kamil Hasan, Gary Meyers, and Shariq Mansoor on the FusionOps’ Board.
Since 2007, Ram has contributed his expertise in strategy and execution to the Boards of nearly a dozen fast-paced technology companies, including: Progress Software, SourceForge Inc., S1 Corporation, Platform Computing, and Cast Iron Systems. Prior to becoming a hands-on investor and advisor, Ram was the President and CEO of Cast Iron Systems. During his tenure, the company became the first and the largest vendor of application integration in the cloud. Both the revenue and the customer base grew over 500%. It was then acquired by IBM. Before that, Ram was the Executive Vice President at PeopleSoft Inc., responsible for strategy, development, marketing, customer support, alliances and mergers and acquisitions. He led over 6000 people in 15 different countries and managed a P&L of $1.6B. During his tenure, the market capitalization grew from $3 billion to over $10 billion and the company was acquired by Oracle.
Before that, Ram was the Senior Vice President and General Manager at WebMD Corp. He was part of the executive team that grew WebMD from a $5 million annual revenue start-up to a public company with a market cap of over $2B. Before that, Ram led various teams at Silicon Graphics, IBM, and Tata Consultancy Services. He holds several patents in the U.S. and was presented the Smithsonian Computer World “Search for Heroes” Award for the year 2000. Ram holds an MS degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and graduated with Honors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from BITS Pilani, India.
“FusionOps’ remarkable technology is poised for dramatic growth and has the very real potential to transform the way supply chains are operated in companies,” Ram said. “I look forward to working with the FusionOps’leadership team as it leverages the momentum it is now enjoying with huge global accounts.”
“We are honored to welcome Ram to our Board of Directors and look forward to his insights and perspective, stemming from his extensive background in our industry,” said Gary Meyers, CEO of FusionOps. “Ram is a strong complement to our Board and will be a terrific asset as we expand over the coming months,” he concluded.
FusionOps is the only application that combines supply chain and SAP expertise to deliver a pre-built, supply chain analytics application for business users, in just one day. The fast, easy, and affordable application delivers thousands of tickers, metrics, and reports right out of the box. With a full portfolio of best-practice-based supply chain analytics as the starting point, global manufacturing supply chain and sales managers have immediate access to real-time data across the supply chain. Founded by a team of SAP supply chain developers, FusionOps’ patented, cloud-based, SaaS platform delivers immediate value. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, FusionOps, a Certified SAP Software Partner and Gartner “Cool Vendor,” is privately held. For additional information, please visit: http://www.fusionops.com.