PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 1, 2012) - FrontRange Solutions, the leading provider of IT Service Management, IT Asset Management and Customer Service Management solutions, today announced the appointment of Jon Temple as President and CEO. Mr. Temple succeeds Mike Kohlsdorf, who remains as a member of the FrontRange Board of Directors but returns to his Operating Partner role with private equity firm Francisco Partners.
"We are delighted to take FrontRange into the future under the leadership of Jon Temple," said Neil Garfinkel, Chairman of the Board of FrontRange. "The company is poised for strong growth and Jon is the right executive to take full advantage of the unique opportunity we have before us in the market."
Mr. Temple brings more than 25 years' experience in the software industry and has an impressive track record of leading and accelerating the growth of both established and emerging software companies. Prior to FrontRange, Jon served as President and CEO of nlyte Software, the leading independent provider of data center infrastructure management solutions. Jon has also held executive leadership positions with SaaS contact center company LiveOps, and enterprise performance management provider Hyperion, where he helped orchestrate the $3.3B acquisition by Oracle. Before joining Hyperion, Jon was CEO of privately held firm Above All Software and also spent 12 years at Business Objects, where he helped to define and lead the business intelligence category before the company was acquired by SAP for $6.8 billion.
"FrontRange possesses a rare combination of great customers, outstanding products, a truly global presence and a rich history of market leadership; all made possible by a talented and dedicated group of employees," said Jon Temple. "With the $14B IT operations and service management category about to undergo considerable transformation, we are uniquely positioned to accelerate our growth while continuing to deliver innovative solutions and unequalled value to our customers and partners around the world."
About FrontRange Solutions
FrontRange is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT Service Management, IT Asset Management, and Customer Service Management premise and SaaS solutions. These solutions enable IT and Services Transformation by providing Enterprise-class capabilities that deliver fast time to benefit, high ease of use, and rapid return on investment. With an award winning tradition and recognized as a leader by industry analysts, FrontRange's products and solutions are used by over 13,000 customers in more than 80 verticals and 45 countries to quickly improve interactions with external and internal clients and achieve better business results. For more information, call 800.776.7889, visit www.frontrange.com or follow us at 'FrontRange' or 'FrontRangeSols' on Twitter.