Skelta Software, a leading provider of BPM solutions, today announced they have engaged the services of Mr. Paul Neel as a consultant to help build strategic technology partnerships. Paul is the President and CEO of Espero, Inc., an Edmonds, WA–based consulting firm that specializes in guiding ISVs in building strategic relationships and accelerating market penetration.
Paul brings over two decades of experience in devising and executing strategy related to alliances, marketing, sales, and product management. Paul in his business career helped companies grow embryonic relationships into global partnerships with leading technology companies such as Microsoft and EMC, Hewlett Packard and others. Prior to Espero, Paul was VP of Business Development, Channel, Microsoft Program and Strategy at Meridio Inc. Paul has also held sales, alliances, product planning, and leadership positions at KVS Inc., Adobe Systems, and AGFA Corporation. Speaking of the appointment, Skelta CEO Sanjay Shah said "We are delighted to announce Paul's appointment as management consultant. Paul's vast experience and expertise will bring immense benefits to Skelta's sales and marketing initiatives, especially in the area of strategic alliances with technology partners".
Paul Neel on commenting on Skelta and the market, “I have always had enthusiasm, a passion towards companies whose vision focuses on delivering compelling value to the knowledge worker in areas of collaboration and communication. Skelta is precisely one of these companies that has tremendous opportunity to drive compelling value to enterprise and public sector markets worldwide.”
Welcoming Mr. Neel to Skelta, Niraj Dube, VP Sales (Americas) added “Paul’s addition to the Skelta team will add significant and immediate value to our efforts in establishing strategic relationships. I look forward to working closely with Paul to increase Skelta’s mindshare with partners and helping accelerate our channel business”.
Skelta Software is an innovative software product company specializing in enterprise-wide Business Process Management (BPM) and Workflow solutions for small to large-sized businesses worldwide. Its flagship product, Skelta BPM.NET 2006 is a BPM workflow software that is built on cutting-edge Microsoft .NET, XML, and Web services technologies. It is also the world's first embeddable workflow engine. Skelta enables business users and developers to design and deploy workflow applications using software tools with which they are already familiar. In addition, Skelta enables businesses to leverage on their existing investments in Microsoft technologies such as InfoPath, BizTalk Server, and SharePoint.
Skelta's products have won several awards at industry forums such as Microsoft 2006 Regional Winning Customer Award, Best of Tech Ed in the Software Components category at Microsoft Tech-Ed, MSD2D's People's Choice Award and NASSCOM IT Innovation 2005 Award. Skelta has also been named one of Asia’s top 100 companies by Red Herring magazine and acknowledged as one of the fastest growing technology companies in India and Asia Pacific region by winning Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India & Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2006 Awards.