Kirkland, WA, February 14, 2013 – Acumatica, a leading global provider of cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and financial software, today announced that it has named Christian Lindberg as Vice President of Partner Solutions, effective immediately.
In this new role, Lindberg will be responsible for growing Acumatica’s successful Independent Software Vendor (ISV) ecosystem.
“I’m excited to have Christian lead our ISV efforts,” said Stijn Hendrikse, Chief Marketing Officer for Acumatica. “With his experience and expertise in this space, he is the perfect candidate to drive partnerships with ISVs to deliver the solutions that benefit customers and raise Acumatica’s profile even further.”
Acumatica’s global ISV program already includes more than 60 ISV partners, with integrated vertical functionality from JAAS Systems, Jamis, Accellos, and seamless integration from partners such as Avalara, ADP, ALLiGACOM, CompuPay and SIPD Services.
Acumatica Studio, the company’s technology development platform, is unique in the cloud ERP marketplace, as it enables ISVs and OEMs competitive advantage and fast time-to-market for developing and integrating cloud-based apps using industry standard tools.
“There is just a phenomenal opportunity here,” Lindberg said. “Acumatica technology, teamed up with the Microsoft Azure platform, gives customers a whole new way of consuming business solutions. We’re better together.”
“What I’m doing is closing that gap between what we have as a foundation, and what customers need as specializations, and giving them affordable solutions with a competitive edge.”
Lindberg has more than 20 years of experience with business solution software, selling to and supporting customers and partners developing solutions.
Prior to joining Acumatica, Lindberg was responsible for Solution Sales and Marketing Strategy at Microsoft, within the Microsoft Dynamics Partner team, and was the owner of the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics (CfMD) program and the Dynamics Marketplace. In particular, he focused on partners either building or selling packaged IP products and vertical solutions.
Before Microsoft, Lindberg worked for Navision/Damgaard in Denmark and Germany. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Copenhagen Business School in Denmark.