SOURCE: Bluespring Software

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September 09, 2010 10:40 ET

Bluespring Software Expands Management Team

Rich Kurz and Greg Philippe Add Significant Industry Experience to Support Growth Plans

CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwire - September 9, 2010) - Bluespring Software (Bluespring), a leading provider of Business Process Innovation (BPI) technology and solutions, today announced the addition of two new senior managers to support the company's growth. 

Rich Kurz has been named Bluespring Vice President of Client Services and Development. In this executive role, he is responsible for Software Engineering, Product Management, Professional Services and Customer Support spanning Bluespring's Business Process Analysis (BPA), Business Process Management (BPM), and Operational Excellence (OE) products. 

Rich brings to Bluespring over 20 years of experience in software development, project management and ITIL aligned customer support, in roles as Vice President, Regional Vice President, and Director at Five9 Technologies, Pomeroy IT Solutions and Alternative Resources Corporation respectively. Since 2001, Rich has helped many organizations benefit from the successful execution of process improvement initiatives in the banking, retail, manufacturing, insurance and services industries.

Greg Philippe has been named Bluespring Director of Strategic Alliances. In this newly formed role, he is responsible for establishing an expanded Bluespring partner program and building the partner channel for the full range of Bluespring Business Process Innovation (BPI) products and services with focus on the U.S. and EMEA. Greg will also be establishing distribution partnerships in the Asia/Pacific region.

Greg brings over 20 years of experience in software sales channel development and management, both in the U.S. and Internationally. He has held the position of Director of Channel Operations for Kazeon Systems, Legato Systems and EMC Corporation. 

"We believe there is a large demand in the Business Process Innovation market today, and we're putting in place the leadership that is needed to take advantage of that opportunity," said Ed Bauer, Bluespring President and COO. "Organizations across public and private sectors are all looking for ways to significantly reduce costs and increase revenues. They are not particularly interested in traditional long, expensive IT projects; but are very interested in affordable technologies and services that will help them see results quickly. We are completely focused on delivering such solutions in the BPI space. We're developing products and services that accelerate business process improvement initiatives, and partners who want to leverage our technology to address the specific industries and business processes where they specialize. We're excited about the success our customers are having with our new generation of solutions, and the interest we're already seeing from potential partners. Watch for more announcements in the near future." 

About Bluespring

Bluespring Software ( is a leading provider of Business Process Innovation (BPI) technology and solutions. Using a "Rapid Process Assessment" methodology combined with advanced solutions for Business Process Analysis (BPA), Business Process Management (BPM) and Operational Excellence (OE), Bluespring helps organizations clearly understand and significantly improve key business processes in order to reduce cost, increase customer responsiveness, ensure quality, maintain compliance, and support growth. With headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Bluespring is a member of the Vora Group. 

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