QlikTech, (NASDAQ: QLIK) a leader in Business Discovery – user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), today announced the appointment of Mark From-Poulsen as Senior Vice President of Global Services. From-Poulsen will be responsible for driving the business of QlikTech Service across Education, Consulting and Support to help customers gain the highest possible value from their investment in QlikView. He will report directly to Les Bonney, Chief Operating Officer at QlikTech.
With over 28 years of experience in the IT industry, From-Poulsen has held a number of senior roles at various companies, including Executive Vice President, EMEA Head of Field Services at SAP, Vice President of Worldwide Consulting Sales at HP and Vice President of Global Consulting at EDS as well as Partner at A.T. Kearney.
“We are delighted to welcome Mark on board to lead QlikTech’s post-sales services at such an important time in the company’s development,” said Les Bonney, Chief Operating Officer at QlikTech. “Mark’s enthusiasm and proven track record will add tremendous value as we continue to grow and help implement further enterprise-wide deployments of QlikView. With his knowledge and expertise, we are in a great place to look at developing our current services and delivering new solutions to help customers gain the most from their investment.”
“QlikTech is a company I have admired for a number of years,” said From-Poulsen. “Headed up by an impressive leadership team, the company’s growth, values, and QlikView’s ability to redefine how organisations build and interact with BI solutions are all things I wanted to be a part of. QlikTech entered the ‘Enterprise Space’ in a big way during 2012 and the services surrounding the QlikView product are essential for success in these enterprise-wide implementations. Traditional BI projects can be long and complex, however with the QlikView product and the right services we can deliver results very fast and go beyond traditional BI to help customers discover dynamics in their business that before was out of reach to them.”