SciQuest (NASDAQ: SQI), the leading provider of cloud-based business automation solutions, today announced the appointment of two key executives to its management team. Mark Digman joins SciQuest as vice president, product marketing and strategy, bringing 20 years of product marketing, product management and sales experience, most recently with SAS Institute. The company also named Eric Zoetmulder vice president, product management. Eric has nearly 20 years of experience in product management, product marketing and professional services, and has been with SciQuest since 2006. “I am extremely pleased to have Mark and Eric join our management team, as they will be instrumental in shaping our product portfolio and go-to market programs based on market opportunities and customer needs,” said Stephen Wiehe, president and CEO of SciQuest. “Coming off an extremely successful and vibrant company event at NextLevel, we know the expectations of our customers for us to deliver innovative products that meet their needs across all aspects of business automation are higher than ever. Mark and Eric will help ensure we continue our product excellence.” Mark Digman is responsible for shaping the company’s product strategy, and working with SciQuest marketing, sales and customers to understand the market and develop relevant content and tools to support the buying cycle of SciQuest prospects. Before joining SciQuest, Digman was director of worldwide industry and solution product marketing at SAS Institute, where he was responsible for the planning, positioning, messaging and go-to market approaches of SAS solutions across industries. Digman joined SAS after serving as director of product marketing at ABC Technologies, the market leader in activity-based management (ABM) solutions, which was acquired by SAS. Earlier in his career, he was the vice president of sales and marketing for a leading value-added reseller (VAR) of mid-market enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in the Pacific Northwest.
Eric Zoetmulder is responsible for product management of the SciQuest business automation solutions. Previously, Zoetmulder held the positions of director of product marketing and director of supplier network services at SciQuest. He was instrumental in driving the company’s market expansion in higher education and the public sector, and was deeply involved in the recent product expansion and acquisitions of Upside Software and Spend Radar. Before SciQuest, Zoetmulder was senior director of information systems at Thomson Reuters, where he was responsible for business systems and editorial operations Zoetmulder has substantial international experience with career stops at Accenture in The Netherlands and George Weston Limited in Canada managing and implementing information systems.For a Q&A with Mark Digman and to learn more about his product roadmap vision, please visit The Open Kitchen. About SciQuest With a reputation for deep domain knowledge, a solid customer-driven portfolio, and industry-leading customer satisfaction, SciQuest (NASDAQ: SQI) is the largest public provider of cloud-based business automation solutions that turn spending into a source of savings. SciQuest solutions enable greater visibility and compliance organization-wide to help you gain control, optimize efficiencies, and reduce spend. These cloud-based solutions are easier to implement and proven to deliver measurable, sustainable value with SciQuest’s high-touch support, analysis and automation. To join the conversation, please visit our blog, The Open Kitchen – or follow us on Twitter @SciQuest.