Former BMC Software Executive Joins Fluensee to Lead Sales and Business Development Efforts
DENVER — August 19, 2008 — Former BMC executive Jay Gardner has joined the management team of leading RFID-enabled asset management solution provider Fluensee and will serve as vice president of sales and business development. Gardner will be responsible for leading Fluensee's sales organization and for building key business partnerships supporting the sale and delivery of Fluensee solutions.
Gardner has recently served as a venture advisor for DFJ Mercury, a Texas based seed and early-stage venture capital fund and as a board member of Phurnace Software. From 1988 through the end of 2006, he held several executive roles at BMC Software, including chief information officer. Before joining BMC, Gardner worked for 10 years at IBM in various sales and management positions.
At BMC, Gardner launched the company's Software as a Service offering and held positions as North American vice president of sales, vice president of global field operations and vice president of corporate operations. Along with a strong track record of success as a sales executive, Gardner's responsibilities also included product operations and pricing.
"We value the breadth of experience and knowledge that Jay brings to Fluensee," said Tim Harvie, president and chief executive officer of Fluensee. "We are extremely pleased to have Jay as a member of our leadership team, and are excited about his contribution to both our sales efforts and partner program."
"I am proud to be joining the Fluensee team and am eager to help the company realize the significant growth opportunities that lie ahead in the RFID-enabled asset management market," said Gardner. "I am fortunate to be joining such an experienced team and to have the opportunity to deliver such a powerful, industry-leading solution to customers across many industries looking to better manage and utilize their IT and other high-value assets."
Fluensee's RFID-enabled asset tracking and management solutions improve the visibility, accuracy, security and utilization of a company's mobile and fixed assets. Its end-to-end solutions combine highly configurable and patented software and implementation services with hardware from leading RFID, barcode, GPS and sensor technology providers. Fluensee offers its browser-based, enterprise-class AssetTrack™ solution that tracks IT assets, pallets, tools, equipment and all types of other high-value assets, along with its Yard™ application that is designed to efficiently manage assets in transportation and distribution environments. All of Fluensee's solutions are platform- and hardware-agnostic. Fluensee is a privately held, venture-backed company headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. For more information, visit www.fluensee.com.
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