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Socialware Appoints Former Salesforce.com CIO to Advisory BoardKirsten Wolberg Brings Technology Management and Financial Services Background to Leading Social Media Engagement Company (January 05, 2012)
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 01/05/12 -- Socialware, the leader in social media compliance and engagement for financial services firms, announced today that the former CIO of Salesforce.com, Kirsten Wolberg, will join the Socialware advisory team. Wolberg brings a financial services background and proven ability to lead organizations through substantial change driven by rapid growth.
"We have seen tremendous growth in the last 12 months, as financial services firms continue to embrace the potential presented by unlocking and leveraging social networks," said Chad Bockius, CEO of Socialware. "Kirsten has excelled at delivering innovation and creating structure and process built to scale for the organizations she has worked with. Her insight will be extremely valuable as we expect our market to keep expanding and our business to continue accelerating."
Wolberg has over 20 years experience as a manager and management consultant with broad capabilities in Technology Management, Strategy, Product, and Operations. Before leading Salesforce.com to the cloud as the CIO of the leading social enterprise company, Wolberg held positions as VP of Technology at Charles Schwab, VP of Product Development at InnoVentry, as well as several other roles that leveraged her combination of technology and business know how.
"Socialware presents a valuable opportunity for me to leverage my experience to advise a sharp team and a business that consistently stays ahead of the evolution of social media," said Wolberg. "I'm eager to work with such an innovative company that is poised to excel and continue building on its market leadership."
Wolberg was recently named one of the most Influential Women in Business by SF Business Times and also received first place in the technology category from the InfoWeek500 Innovation in IT Awards.
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Based in Austin, Texas, Socialware provides software that allows companies to empower the workforce and employees to identify new and strengthen existing business relationships via social networks. With unmatched expertise drawn from work with more than 125 enterprise customers, Socialware is a trusted social business management partner. Socialware was named an innovative company to watch by leading analyst firm, IDC. You can find out more about Socialware at www.socialware.com, as well as on Twitter: @Socialware. You can also read their blog: http://blog.socialware.com.
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