SOURCE: LiquidPlanner


November 12, 2014 11:00 ET

LiquidPlanner Adds Two Technology Veterans to Its Executive Management Team

Rapidly Growing Enterprise Project Management Solution Hires Tom Murphy as VP of Customer Success and Promotes Brett Bender to VP of Engineering

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Nov 12, 2014) - LiquidPlanner, creators of the industry's only priority-based, predictive project management solution, today announced it has added two seasoned technology veterans to its executive management team. Tom Murphy, an enterprise software executive with senior leadership experience at a number of prominent enterprise software companies, has joined the company as its new Vice President of Customer Success while Brett Bender, a long standing member of the LiquidPlanner's technology team, has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Engineering.

In the role of Vice President of Customer Success, Tom will be responsible for leading all activities supporting the success of customers with LiquidPlanner, including on-boarding, enablement and adoption, professional services and customer support. Tom is an accomplished senior executive with more than 25 years of experience starting, leading and expanding global services practices focused on enterprise software solutions. He began his career at Accenture where he focused on CRM solutions, and has spent the past 10 years in various customer-facing leadership roles at prominent enterprise software companies, including senior roles at Apptio, Context Relevant, Mercury Interactive and Chef Software. Tom earned a bachelor's degree from Santa Clara University in Electrical Engineering.

With more than 15 years of senior software engineering leadership, Brett has been a long-time contributor at LiquidPlanner in a variety of technology and engineering roles. In this new role, Brett will be responsible for managing LiquidPlanner's core platform and services, including service and system architecture, site availability and performance, the web service API, and the product's groundbreaking scheduling engine. His experience includes working for companies ranging from startups to, where he spent five years managing a team of software developers. Brett earned his degree in Computer Science and Psychology from Yale University.

"Our primary focus is to listen to our customers and do everything in our power to help them be successful. With Tom Murphy, we were fortunate to find a veteran executive who has spent his entire career dedicated to helping customers get the most value from their investments," said Liz Pearce, CEO of LiquidPlanner. "Brett has been a foundational part of our software development team since the very beginning, and under his leadership we've delivered dozens of new releases which have significantly improved the experience for the thousands of teams who rely on LiquidPlanner."

About LiquidPlanner
LiquidPlanner is the industry's only priority-based, predictive online project management solution that inspires confidence in your plan and your business. LiquidPlanner helps teams conquer project complexity and enable organizations to make strategic business decisions and grow profitability through seamless collaboration and powerful analytics. Thousands of organizations around the world rely on LiquidPlanner to provide robust scheduling capabilities and real-time visibility across their project portfolio. For more information visit:, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

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