Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites - Research Report from Gartner
The strategic sourcing application suite market offers a diversity of general purpose, regional and industry-tailored suites for spend analysis, e-sourcing, contract management and supply base management. ...
The State of Middle East Purchasing
Until recently, Procurement in the Middle East has been following traditional mechanisms such as a basic tender and selection process that is called on and accomplished as and when need arises. By adopting this approach, companies have put themselves in a risky position thus forcing them to take a second look at their procurement processes.
Sigma Aldrich: Global Procurement Team Expands Influence with Spend Analysis
A world-leading developer and producer of chemical and biomedical products and services, spread across 40 countries, Sigma-Aldrich dealt with sourcing of extremely sensitive products that limited their flexibility to pursue procurement strategies...
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Chief Executive Officer
As the Chief Executive Officer, Aatish defines the road map for all technology and innovation at Zycus. With a vision to leverage technology to solve business problems Aatish started Zycus in 1998. Under his dynamic leadership Zycus has created a global footprint as a leading provider of Procurement Performance Solution with successful deployments in over 200 organizations across 20 countries.
Prior to Zycus, Aatish worked with Intel Corporation in the United States and was part of the core design team for the Pentium-II processor. At Intel, Aatish also introduced Internet and Intranet technologies within the Pentium-II group for improving group work and knowledge management.
Aatish has a Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India and a Master of Science (MS) in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, U.S.
Senior Vice President - Sales
As Senior Vice President of Sales, Carl McCauley leads the North American sales & solutions consulting team. He is responsible for the strategy & direction of the sales operations across the company’s product suite with an aim to be the largest non-ERP procurement performance solutions provider in the world.
Carl brings over 20 years of technology sales and management experience at Zycus. Carl joins us from AFS technologies, where he led the sales and marketing team as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the Supply Chain Management Division. Prior to this, he led the high sales growth of MetricStream into one of the leading GRC and Supplier Quality vendors.
Earlier, Carl was also the Chief Operating Officer of Visiprise, which acquired the manufacturing software group from Teradyne in January 2003. At Teradyne, he was the Vice-President of Software Operations where he had P&L responsibility for developing and delivering manufacturing execution software to Fortune 500 manufacturers. Prior to joining Teradyne in 2000, Carl was President and CEO of BrightPost Solutions, Senior Vice President of Product Management and Software Development at Fischer International Systems Corp, and Vice President of Software Applications at IVI Checkmate (formerly Checkmate Electronics).
Vice President - Corporate Development
As Vice President – Corporate Development, Richard leads strategic initiatives in the areas of new product introduction, market development, thought leadership, analyst relations, and strategic partner development programs.
Richard has an extensive background in B2B E-Commerce, going back to his early career at GE, where he helped launch GE'S Trading Process Network (TPN), the first on-line Marketplace for Sourcing and Procurement in the mid 1990's. He was Co-founder of B2eMarkets, one of the first SaaS (Software as a Service) Sourcing Suite providers and later covered the Supply Management market as an Industry Analyst for the Aberdeen Group.
Prior to joining Zycus, he helped bring to market new innovations in P2P (Procure-to-Pay), helping global clients achieve world-class P2P system adoption and performance.
Richard has a BA from Wake Forest University and is a graduate of GE’s Financial Management Program (FMP) executive training.
Vice President - Global Delivery
As Vice President – Global Delivery, Sanjay heads the global delivery team for Zycus’ Procurement Solution Suite which includes spend management, eSourcing, contract management, supplier management and financial savings management solutions.
Sanjay has over 16 years' experience in Aerospace Manufacturing, Program Management, Sourcing and Management Consulting. In his current role, Sanjay is involved in global product deployment, consulting, defining metrics for success and sustainability of product solutions, training and ensuring customer success for some of the major Fortune 500 companies across the globe.
Sanjay has a Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) and an MBA in Operations.
Vice President - Finance
A certified Chartered Accountant (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Girish also holds a Bachelor degree in Law and Commerce from the Mumbai University. He is also a qualified Company Secretary (CS) from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
Associate Vice President - HR
Amit holds an MBA degree with high honors from Bharti Vidyapeeth's IMED under the aegis of Pune University.