CHICAGO, July 10, 2012 -- Leading global web experience software provider Jadu ( www.jadu.net ) has announced Richard Forrest will join the board of directors as Senior VP of Sales and Marketing. Forrest comes to Jadu from global higher education software company Ellucian, Inc.--where over the last 12 years, Forrest has delivered many innovations to the to the North American, European, Middle Eastern, Latin American and Asia Pacific regions serving in several positions.
In his new role, Forrest will be responsible for Jadu's global sales of web content management, online forms, portal and mobile products. Forrest will lead the growth and expansion of the Jadu business through direct interactions with potential clients.
"I am excited to join Jadu in this new role and look forward to growing the company's already established reputation as a leader in providing our clients with top-notch, accessible and innovative technologies," said Forrest.
With main offices in the U.K., Jadu began implementing its global growth strategy in 2011, when it announced its U.S.-focused business Jadu, Inc., headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. To date, Jadu, Inc. has entered partnerships with seven colleges and universities in North America and continues to expand its footprint as a leader in web and mobile technologies.
"At Jadu, we've focused on making products that give our clients the power to engage with their customers and enrich their online experiences. Our focus is on web and mobile content delivery and Richard brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will really benefit our existing and new clients," said Suraj Kika, CEO of Jadu. "We're absolutely thrilled Richard is joining the team and bringing his incredible enterprise software experience and expertise to Jadu."
Jadu develops software that radically transforms the way universities and colleges, businesses, institutions and governments communicate and transact online and on mobile devices. The company has grown significantly in the last two years, investing heavily in R&D and infrastructure to facilitate the growth it has experienced since launching its Jadu Universe Web Experience platform.
About JaduJadu is a leading global provider of Web Experience Management software, specializing in CMS, forms, search and mobile for enterprise websites, intranets and extranets. Jadu powers hundreds of government and private sector organizations across the world and is a leading innovator in providing customers with the tools needed to simplify and empower the web publishing and management process. Jadu empowers organizations and users to generate a maximum return on investment (ROI) in web and mobile technologies.
Innovation is a key driver in the groundbreaking functionality delivered by Jadu solutions which include: mobile web app delivery, integrated online forms, mash-up page design, integrated Google search, personalization, full statistical reporting, web standards compliance, accessibility compliance, product and catalogue management, along with a host of other productivity tools and unparalleled support service. Jadu MarketPlace enables users of the Jadu platform to access and implement new functionality and integrations easily through web widgets (apps), re-usable mobile apps, web parts and forms.