FusionOps Adds David C. Schwab to Board of Directors

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David C. Schwab, enterprise application and infrastructure expert from Sierra Ventures, joins FusionOps Board of Directors.

The FusionOps’ team has a strong foothold with major global accounts and is poised for substantial growth. I look forward to working with them during this exciting phase.

FusionOps®, the world’s only provider of cloud-based, pre-built supply chain analytics, today announced that software investment professional David C. Schwab, Managing Director of Sierra Ventures, has joined the FusionOps’ Board of Directors. Dave brings deep experience in enterprise software applications and infrastructure and joins Prabhu Goel, Ram Gupta, Kamil Hasan, Gary Meyers, and Shariq Mansoor on the FusionOps’ Board.

Dave began his professional career as a guidance and control software engineer and engineering manager at Lockheed Corporation where he worked for five years. He subsequently earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and returned to Silicon Valley to work in sales and sales management at Sun Microsystems. Dave co-founded Scopus Technology, serving as Vice President of Sales. Scopus was taken public by Morgan Stanley and subsequently acquired by Siebel Systems in a $480 million transaction.

Dave joined Sierra Ventures in 1996 and built Sierra’s enterprise software investment practice. His primary investment focus is business applications and next generation infrastructure. Portfolio companies Dave has worked with in the past include: Accruent (acquired by Vista Equity Partners), Crosslogix (acquired by BEA Systems Inc.), CSS (acquired by Partners Group), SalesLogix (IPO and acquired by Sage), Knova (Merger of Kanisa and ServiceWare), MicroMuse (sold to IBM), OnLink Technologies (sold to Siebel Systems), and 360Commerce (sold to Oracle). His portfolio includes Corrigo, Parature, Prelert, Revionics, Trivantis, Zebra Imaging, and Zoom Systems.

In addition to his MBA from Harvard, Dave holds two graduate engineering degrees from Stanford University and an undergraduate degree from UC San Diego, where he currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Dean’s Council of Advisors at the Jacobs School of Engineering.

“Having seen many companies in the enterprise BI arena, I’m very impressed by FusionOps’ laser-like focus on its supply chain analytics application,” said Schwab. “The FusionOps’ team has a strong foothold with major global accounts and is poised for substantial growth. I look forward to working with them during this exciting phase.”

“Dave brings a strong enterprise application perspective and major industry expertise to our Board of Directors,” Gary Meyers, CEO of FusionOps. “We welcome Dave to our Board and look forward to his guidance during the upcoming period of accelerated growth.”

About FusionOps

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.

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