Is SAP Business ByDesign Channel Management In Disarray?

I hear that SAP’s Atlanta based Sr. Channel Development Manager, SAP Business ByDesign Dawn Jaeger left SAP as of about a week ago. In her capacity with SAP she was tasked with recruiting partners to represent SAP’s relatively new ByDesign SaaS offering.

Prior to joining SAP Dawn was with Infor and Navision in similar capacities.

She reportedly made the announcement channel-wide although her LinkedIn profile still indicates she is with SAP.

According to two sources she may not be the last of SAP’s North American ByDesign channel team to depart – though their destination is not yet known. Continue reading “Is SAP Business ByDesign Channel Management In Disarray?”

BJ Shaknowski Out As Intuit Director of Solutions Provider Program

Looks as if there’s a change in the works at Intuit as Director of Solutions Provider Program BJ Shaknowski notifies the channel that as of June 3 he’s taking off for an unspecified position with “a firm outside of our category that represents an enormous business challenge and opportunity…”.

BJ had been with Intuit for a little over 3 years and prior to Intuit he worked at Sage Software as described in this bio from a recent Scaling New Heights conference.where he delivered the keynote address.

BJ joined Intuit in 2008 to lead Intuit’s Mid Market and Retail Solution direct and channel sales teams. In 2009 he transitioned into a new role where he is responsible for the overall development and execution of the company’s newly consolidated solution provider channel strategy. Before joining Intuit, BJ held several senior positions at Sage Software including leading sales operations and strategy, M&A and North American customer migration. He held senior sales leadership positions with New Horizons Computer Learning Centers where he oversaw enterprise sales to the Fortune 500 and with Knowledge Alliance, a VC funded technology training firm, where he helped build the sales organization from the ground up. BJ spent eight years serving in the United States Marine Corps Reserves in the infantry and is an active marathoner and Ironman triathlete. He holds a BA from the State University of New York at Geneseo and a MBA from The University of Georgia’s Terry School of Business.

Full goodbye and farewell after the break

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