October 15, 2012, 10:06 AM

Bronto Software Appoints a Vice President of Engineering

Erik Morse brings twenty-five years of software industry experience and a track record of successfully scaling fast-growth software as a service (SaaS) companies to market leadership.

Durham, NC – October 10, 2012 - Bronto Software, the leading marketing platform for commerce, announced today that Erik Morse has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering. Morse brings twenty-five years of software industry experience and a track record of successfully scaling fast-growth software as a service (SaaS) companies to market leadership. 

In his role as VP of Engineering, Morse will lead the effort to scale Bronto’s technology organization in order to meet the increasing performance demands of the company’s rapidly growing roster of commerce-focused companies. Morse will also lead Bronto’s product development teams, bringing his lengthy SaaS experience to continually improve the leading-edge, yet easy-to-use functionality of the Bronto Marketing Platform. Technology and product development initiatives led by Morse will focus on arming retailers with the features and functionality they need to maximize the impact of their marketing campaigns.   

“Erik has a proven track record in scaling rapidly growing SaaS companies like Bronto to market leadership,” said Joe Colopy, CEO of Bronto.  “We’re thrilled to have him join our senior management team in this strategic position.”   

Prior to joining Bronto, Morse was the founding employee at Peopleclick, where he served for thirteen years as COO and CTO. During his tenure at Peopleclick, Morse was instrumental in building the technology organization and leading key product development initiatives, including the establishment of the company’s successful and rapidly scaling SaaS business model. 

Prior to Peopleclick, Morse served as a director of development for Seer Technologies, a leader in enterprise software infrastructure products. He began his software career with eight years at Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) as a senior software engineer. Morse holds a Bachelor's degree from Colgate University with a double major in Math and Computer Science and a Master's in Computer Science from Brown University.

“Bronto has emerged as a leading marketing technology provider for retailers, and I’m excited to be joining a company with such strong momentum and growth,” said Erik Morse. “I’m looking forward to working closely with the entire Bronto team as we continually expand and improve an already powerful marketing platform.”    

Bronto Software provides solutions for retailers and other commerce-focused companies to drive revenue through targeted email and cross-channel marketing. The company serves over 1000 organizations worldwide, including Party City, Armani Exchange, Timex, Samsonite and Trek Bikes. Bronto is a five-time finalist and two-time winner of the Stevie Award for Best Customer Service and was named a CODiE Award Finalist for Best Marketing Solution in 2011 and 2012. Bronto is headquartered in Durham, NC with an office in London, UK. For more information, visit bronto.com.

 

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