"Open Source E-commerce Software Company Announces VP of
Sales, VP of Business Development, CFO."
"OpenSales, Inc., the leading provider of open source e-commerce
solutions, today announced that it has used its recently acquired
Series A funding to successfully attract Fortune 500 executives to
the company's management team. Leadership positions at the
company--which is preparing to launch its OpenSales AllCommerce(tm)
open source e-commerce platform later this month--have been taken
Jennifer Cooper, Vice President, Worldwide Sales. Cooper has
over 15 years of experience in leading the sales and strategic
business development efforts with companies such as VXtreme, Inc.,
a Microsoft-acquired pioneer in streaming video, IBM and Oracle
Christopher Schilling, Chief Financial Officer. Schilling comes
to OpenSales with a ten-year track record of overseeing major
financing for clients of Banc of America Securities, LLC, a
subsidiary of Bank of America. In addition to founding the
Mezzanine Finance Group at Banc of America Securities, Schilling
also held key vice presidential and directorial positions in the
private placements and capital markets groups at the
Karen Varnado, Vice President of Business Development. A
20-year veteran of high technology, Varnado has held executive
positions at IBM, Ziff-Davis and Oracle Corporation where she built
and managed worldwide partnerships, strategic business development
efforts and sales and marketing programs.
"Chris, Jennifer and Karen bring tremendous value through their
experience that will allow OpenSales to aggressively establish
itself as the leader in customer-centered e-commerce solutions,"
said Bonnie Crater, President and CEO of OpenSales, Inc. "Each
member of the executive team is committed to our vision of
leveraging the open source development model for the future of
applications development. As we prepare to launch OpenSales
AllCommerce, we will be relying upon their expertise to expand the
company's presence in the marketplace."