WalkMe Announces Key Leadership Appointments to Drive Growth in APAC and EMEA Region
Tech Industry Veterans Sandie Overtveld and Simon Blunn to Lead Company Expansion in Key Markets
LONDON and SINGAPORE, August 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – WalkMe Ltd. (NASDAQ: WKME), a leading provider of digital adoption platforms, today announced the appointments of Sandie Overtveld as Vice President and General Manager of APAC, and Simon blunn as vice president and general manager of the EMEA region. WalkMe has brought the two leaders together to meet the accelerating demand for digital adoption solutions in their respective regions, as more organizations turn to these technologies to further recognize the value of their digital transformations.
“Increasingly, organizations are realizing the role that digital adoption platforms play in the success of digital transformation,” said Dan Adika, CEO and co-founder of WalkMe. “This awareness is driving demand for WalkMe globally. Insight and insight into organizations’ technology stacks, coupled with the ability to act on that information, are critical capabilities for today’s data-driven business. We are delighted to welcome Sandie and Simon to lead our regional initiatives and ensure digital adoption at scale. “
Sandie Overtveld joins WalkMe from Zendesk where he was Vice President of Sales, Strategic Enterprise Accounts EMEA and APAC. Under his leadership, Asia Pacific has become one of Zendesk’s fastest and most consistently growing regions, surpassing the brand’s global growth rate. Prior to joining Zendesk, Overtveld held several leadership roles at global technology companies such as Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft in Singapore, Thailand, South Africa and the United Kingdom.
“Recent statistics show that almost 1,000 apps are created per day, which only underscores the growing need for digital adoption platforms like WalkMe,” said Overtveld. “WalkMe improves the user experience for employees and customers across critical business applications, creating the results digital transformation promises. I am excited to work with companies across industries to get the most out of their digital investments and grow with existing customers as they unlock additional value in their technology stack with WalkMe. “
Simon blunn is responsible for WalkMe’s go-to-market strategy within EMEA. Prior to WalkMe, Blunn was Vice President and General Manager for EMEA at DataRobot, a leading AI company. Under his leadership, the region has grown exponentially with expansion into many countries in the EMEA region. He has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, specifically in business software and data analytics. Blunn has also held senior sales positions at HP and Cisco in the UK and globally.
“What excites me most about WalkMe is its no-code implementation and AI / ML technology that analyzes how humans interact with software,” said Blunn. “Armed with proactive recommendations to improve the user experience, customers are using our platform to solve one of the biggest paradoxes of digital transformation: digital adoption. This is extremely attractive to companies who want to not only protect their investments, but also derive more value from them. I look forward to expanding WalkMe’s customer base by making DAP a critical part of organizations’ successful digital transformation strategies. “
WalkMe’s cloud-based digital adoption platform enables organizations to measure, drive and act to ultimately accelerate their digital transformations and better realize the value of their software investments. Our codeless platform leverages our proprietary technology to provide visibility to an organization’s CIO and business leaders, while improving user experience, productivity and efficiency for employees and customers. . In addition to walkthroughs and third-party integration capabilities, our platform can be customized to meet an organization’s needs.
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