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Keynote Systems Inc., provider of e-business performance management services, has named Patrick Quirk to the new position of executive vice president of worldwide customer operations.
Keynote Systems Inc., provider of e-business performance management services, has named Patrick Quirk to the new position of executive vice president of worldwide customer operations. Quirk is former general manager and group vice president at PeopleSoft.
Quirk will assume global responsibility for sales and professional services, including Keynote’s service level management and customer experience management consulting organizations.
Keynote also promoted Vik Chaudhary to vice president of marketing and corporate development from senior director, corporate development.
Quirk was PeopleSoft’s general manager and group vice president in charge of the company’s supply chain management product and technology business and managed a 500-person development, marketing, support and product management team. He has nearly 20 years of sales and sales management experience from technology companies including Aspect Development, i2 Technologies, Connect, Avalon Software, Oracle and Control Data.
Chaudhary has spent 16 years in general management, marketing and engineering positions at blue chip and start-up Silicon Valley companies. Before joining Keynote, Chaudhary was CEO and founder of e-business measurements company Bizmetric, ran product management at database pioneer Gupta Technologies and led software engineering teams at Oracle.