MONTREAL (Quebec), June 12, 2014
Alphinat Inc. (TSXV: NPA) announces the appointment of Chris Leightell as VP Sales and Corporate Development.
“We are pleased to have Chris join us at this point in Alphinat’s growth,” said Philippe Lecoq, President & CEO of Alphinat. “Sales and Corporate Development in the enterprise software industry is a very challenging discipline and requires innovative approaches and strategies. Chris brings a wealth of experience and a successful track record. We have high expectations that Chris will be able to contribute to Alphinat’s continued success by building strong customer relationships and partner channels aligned with the company’s strategic business objectives.”
Chris brings over 20 years of software and technology sales, operations and business development leadership to his role as Vice President Sales and Corporate Development at Alphinat. Prior to Alphinat Chris led Canadian sales and operations for Thunderhead Software where he helped grow Canadian sales from less than one percent to over fourteen percent of global revenue contribution. Prior to Thunderhead Chris was with TELUS’ Corp. in Calgary Alberta where he was Sales Director with TELUS’ enterprise oil and gas division leading the group to record year over year revenue, profit and customer satisfaction ratings. Prior to this, Chris was a member of TELUS’ expansion team into eastern Canada and led the large deal pursuit team out of Toronto. Previously Chris worked with Q9 Networks in Toronto and was Director of Business Development for Otis in New York City. Chris has a degree in economics from the University of Western Ontario and successfully completed the Schulich Executive program at York Universities’ Schulich School of Business.
At Alphinat, we are driven by the passion to make secure low-code/no-code application and portal development a reality and easier for everyone. We enable the people with the vision and process knowledge to create great finished applications that IT can more easily deploy in their secure environments. With SmartGuide we provide an easy to use low-code tool and derivative solutions such as SmartGuide for “Dynamics 365 targeted for G&Cs that meet the client’s most critical needs empowering all lines of business to leverage their own process knowledge and expertise to self-serve.
SmartGuide brings you new ways to empower the right people with tools for success at the right time in the application development process. At the same time, we are constantly working to reduce the need to code in order to make application development and maintenance simpler.
So whether you choose to develop your applications with the help of our low-code platform SmartGuide®, kickstart your project using one of our pre-built or derivative apps or engage us or one of our partners to do the work for you, we’re here to help you deploy secure applications in record time.
Alphinat provides a safe and secure workplace and remains an equal opportunity employer promoting our passion for productivity. With that mantra we have issued ourselves a challenge to find and promote the best minds and freely share ideas.
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