FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- E2open, the leading provider of cloud-based supply chain management solutions, today announced that Michael Schmitt has been appointed Senior Vice President of Marketing. The addition of Schmitt, a seasoned software executive with a successful track record around strategic positioning and accelerated sales growth, further augments the company’s executive bench strength. Schmitt has spent his career in the software industry as a visionary with the ability to lead when faced with diverse challenges in periods of declining sales and rapid growth, and he brings with him a unique ability to develop and drive strategic sales that enable company growth and leadership. In his new role, Schmitt will be responsible for managing the marketing communications, product marketing, and sales development functions on a global basis and will report directly to E2open’s CEO, Mark Woodward.
“E2open continues to grow and has demonstrated client successes across various market segmentations over the past several quarters. As such, we are now looking to someone who can scale the business by driving the definition of future market opportunities, positioning the company and products, and partnering with sales to facilitate focused revenue growth,” said Mark Woodward, President and Chief Executive Officer of E2open. “We are confident that Michael’s ingenuity and depth of expertise will enable him to strategically position E2open as we continue our expansion and reach into new markets. We look forward to his addition to the management team, where we predict his continued success as a goal-oriented, results-driven leader.”
Prior to joining E2open, Schmitt served as Senior Vice President of West Area Sales at Mitratech Holdings, Inc. Previously, Schmitt served as Chief Marketing Officer for Ariba and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for JD Edwards.
“E2open has successfully pioneered the multi-enterprise supply chain market and I look forward to being part of a company with proven leadership and driving their future successes,” said Michael Schmitt, Senior Vice President, Marketing, E2open. “This position offers the opportunity to define the next generation of supply chain collaboration solutions and build upon an already impressive roster of industry-leading customers.”