SOURCE: Channelinsight

April 26, 2011 12:13 ET

Channelinsight Names Ram Gupta to Board of Directors

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - Apr 26, 2011) - Channelinsight, the leading provider of channel sales management solutions, announces Ram Gupta has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors.

"Ram brings unparalleled management and technology expertise to Channelinsight, and will be instrumental in shaping our offerings to the market," said Mark Geene, Channelinsight's Chief Executive Officer. "We are fortunate to have him as a resource and his insights will be invaluable to furthering our growth."

In addition to his work with Channelinsight, Gupta serves as a director on the boards of Progress software (PRGS), S1 Corporation (SONE), Yodlee Inc. and Platform Computing. He also serves on the board of Child Associates of Silicon Valley, a charitable organization also known as CASA.

From 2005 to 2010, Gupta was President and CEO, and then Executive Chairman, of Cast Iron Systems. During his tenure, the company became the largest vendor of application integration in the cloud and was acquired by IBM in 2010. From 2000 to 2004, Gupta was the Executive Vice President at PeopleSoft responsible for strategy, marketing, development, customer support, alliances and mergers and acquisitions. He led over 6000 people in 15 different countries and during his tenure revenues went from $1B to $3B.

Gupta holds several patents in the U.S. and was awarded the Smithsonian Computer World "Search for the Heroes" Award for the year 2000. He holds an MS degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and he graduated with Honors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from BITS, Pilani, India in 1985.

About Channelinsight
Channelinsight offers the only complete channel sales management solution in the cloud, providing technology manufacturers with visibility into every partner and every end-customer in every transaction in real-time and allowing them to gain the insight necessary to drive sales and optimize inventory. The company processes over 120 million POS and inventory transactions per year. Channelinsight is backed by Rho Ventures, Sevin Rosen Funds, Sequel Venture Partners and Vendanta Capital with headquarters in Denver. For more information visit: www.Channelinsight.com.

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