SOURCE: QuickArrow

September 15, 2008 10:45 ET

QuickArrow Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

SaaS Firm Taps Professional Services Veteran Kevin Bury to Lead the Next Stage of Workforce Automation Growth

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - September 15, 2008) - QuickArrow, Inc., the leader in SaaS Services Automation, announced today that Kevin Bury has been named the company's new Chief Executive Officer. With more than twenty years of leadership experience in the IT Consulting arena, Bury will lead the company's continued growth in the rapidly growing Professional Services Automation (PSA) space.

Bury joined QuickArrow as Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 2005 and has been instrumental in their consistent, double-digit growth over the last 3 years. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2007 to lead the company's corporate strategy, fueling innovation and expansion in Sales, Marketing, Client Retention, Professional Services, and Client Support.

"Kevin is known as a pioneer in the Professional Services space, and has a proven track record of success at all levels," said Joe Aragona, QuickArrow board member and General Partner at Austin Ventures, one of the nation's leading technology investment firms, with over $3 Billion under management. He added, "QuickArrow is uniquely poised to expand their market leadership in the SaaS space, and with Kevin at the helm, we're confident that they will do so."

"We're at the cusp of a major paradigm shift in the IT Industry," said Bury. "More than ever before, businesses are relying on their Services teams to drive profitability and growth -- so, they need cost-effective tools to better manage people and projects. This has been our focus from the start, and we're committed to continually innovating the industry that we helped to create."

Over the last year, QuickArrow has solidified its market leadership position by partnering with Pervasive Software to deliver SaaS-to-Anything integration capabilities, launching QuickArrow SMB to quickly automate Small and Medium businesses, extending support hours for global coverage, and recruiting experts from AOL and Lombardi Software to head their Product Management and Engineering teams.

About QuickArrow

QuickArrow's Professional Services Automation (PSA) solution helps services organizations better manage the three things that matter most: people, projects, and performance. Designed to deliver the critical visibility needed to optimize services delivery, QuickArrow's Software as a Service (SaaS) solution fully integrates with leading SFA, CRM, and financial applications, replacing homegrown solutions and labor-intensive spreadsheets to automate workflows and streamline operations.

Worldwide, more than 30,000 users and 300 services organizations spanning software, IT Services, management consulting, hardware, environmental, and healthcare consulting count on QuickArrow every day to increase resource utilization, capture more billable hours and expenses, and enable more effective decision-making to drive top and bottom-line growth.

QuickArrow's unqualified SAS 70 Type II certification and innovative Web Services API ensure reliability, flexibility, and data security for clients such as salesforce.com, Borland Software, Symantec, Genesys, and Informatica. To learn more about the business impact QuickArrow can have on your organization, please visit www.quickarrow.com.

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