Wednesday, 04 April 2012 08:00
Zero Wait-State announces new hires and changes to their board of directors.
Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 04, 2012
Zero Wait-State, a provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Services and Software announces new changes to our board of directors and key new hires that have significantly transformed the company’s capability to engage with organizations looking to improve their product development capabilities.
“We are thrilled to have these talented individuals on board at Zero Wait-State,” states Steve Porter, CEO of Zero Wait-State." Paul Peck, formerly CEO of Global Supply Chain Solutions, will replace Rich Haner as Chairman of the Board for Zero Wait –State. Paul has experience at several high-tech manufacturing companies including Texas Instruments, Xerox, and General Dynamics. Paul joined Alcatel, Cisco Systems and ADVA Optical Networking via their acquisition of companies where Paul had been an operations executive. Paul brings extensive hands-on experience having driven numerous PLM implementations, focused on improving design collaboration, enabling design-to-cost, accelerating time-to-market, reducing risk, and supporting global supply chain and contract manufacturing expansions.
Scott Eastman has been hired from Cisco Systems, where he worked for the past 15 years starting as a Mechanical Engineer, working his way up through Technical Leader in Engineering and on to Business Architect in Services overseeing major enterprise level projects. His new role as Vice President of PLM Services Architecture and Execution allows him to apply his vast experience with process and system architecture to ensure that ZWS is delivering optimized solutions to their clients. Scott’s technical background will also bolster Zero Wait-State’s position as the leading provider of Engineering Collaboration solutions in the Oracle PLM market.
Cletus Udoye joined Zero Wait-State as a PLM Program Manager after serving four years as a Senior Consultant in PLM at Fujitsu Consulting where he acted as a value-added technical and functional solutions consultant to a number of Fortune 500 companies. Cletus is able to boast deep roots in PLM and Enterprise Business Applications as a former Project Lead at Applied Materials and Celerity Inc., where he became an expert in the project management of Agile PLM implementations from the early stages of the software. His deep knowledge of PLM, Oracle Manufacturing Applications, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Application Integration Architecture (AIA) will help Zero Wait-State provide even more value to the our clients.
Michael Halladay, joins Zero Wait-State as PLM Program Manager after serving as an Agile PLM Senior Solutions Consultant at Oracle for the past three years. With deep experience in both presales activities and value consulting for Agile PLM and technical experience as a solutions engineer for Autodesk’s data management suite, Michael brings a uniquely valuable skillset for Zero Wait-State’s customer base. With years of experience in training and other customer-facing activities, Michael has a proven track record of effectively communicating targeted solutions for even the most sophisticated of PLM environments. His CAD and Engineering background also add even more Engineering Collaboration credentials to an already deep team.
“We are thrilled to have these talented individuals on board at Zero Wait-State,” states Steve Porter, CEO of Zero Wait-State. He continues, “we are building on the momentum of a strong year and the addition of these talented and focused resources can only bring an even more fruitful 2012. We expect this expansion of our capabilities will have a major impact on our customers. ”
About Zero Wait-State
Zero Wait-State delivers focused value in the Product Lifecycle Management solution space. We are the leading provider of Engineering Collaboration Solutions for Oracle's Agile PLM. We have successfully deployed PLM and integration solutions at clients like, Sun/Oracle, Harris Corporation, John Deere, and Cisco. Zero Wait-State also has a long history of data migration success helping organizations move from legacy systems to new solutions with minimal disruptions. We leverage our DesignState platform to help companies connect different applications across the enterprise and move data from system to system. Zero Wait-State offers a complete solution for companies looking to optimize their product development process. To learn more go to http://www.zerowait-state.com.