DETROIT, April 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Covisint Corporation (Nasdaq:COVS), provider of the leading cloud engagement platform, today announced that Michael Keddington has joined the organization as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Mr. Keddington will drive Covisint's sales strategy, execution and global expansion.
"Michael brings to Covisint a proven capability to quickly build customer- and market-focused sales teams that drive growth and profitability while increasing shareholder value," said Sam Inman, Covisint Interim CEO. "His experience in leading go-to-market efforts for technology companies – particularly startup and growth organizations – will be a great asset to our team."
Mr. Keddington's nearly 30 years of experience in the technology industry feature sales leadership roles at prominent organizations including Intel, Sanmina-SCI, Symantec and Oracle. He has also led teams at early- and mid-stage companies to produce $1.6B in cumulative revenue.
"I'm excited about this opportunity," said Keddington. "Our platform lives at the intersection of the most important markets and trends in technology today. I look forward to working with the Covisint team and our customers to realize our tremendous potential for growth."
Covisint provides a leading cloud engagement platform for creating and enabling new mission-critical external business processes. Our solutions enable organizations to connect, engage, and collaborate with the critical external audiences that define their success--including customers, business partners, and suppliers. Covisint allows its clients to establish a secure, reliable, integrated presence in the cloud, and offer the kind of engaging information experiences that people everywhere have come to expect. Learn more at www.covisint.com.
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