BWise Names Neil Patrick as Professional Services Director

18 March 2008

BWise, the leading provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) software solutions, today announced that Dr. Neil Patrick has joined its team as Professional Services Director. Neil will help develop a growing professional services and support program for the United States, United Kingdom and other countries in response to the growing adoption of the BWise market leading GRC solution.

Neil previously served as Professional Services Manager at OpenPages, Inc., where he helped create and implement the corporate and regional services strategy. He also served in project and account management, subject matter expert, and business development roles. Before this, Neil utilized his domain skills and retail industry knowledge as a consultant for Accenture. Prior to that, he served as Professional Services Manager for TempoSoft, a workforce management solution provider, where he managed the implementation of business critical solutions to a Tier-1 client base. In other roles, Neil provided IT and strategic support on a consultant basis to financial services, utility and engineering companies, and his own start-up businesses.

“BWise is pleased to welcome Neil Patrick to our team and we look forward to utilizing his extensive professional services and implementation expertise,” according to Tonny Boerboom, Chief Operations Officer of BWise. “Neil will help us provide our customers with top-notch implementation and service capabilities as we continue to be the leading GRC solution provider in the industry.”

“BWise was an ideal choice for me given my past experience and knowledge of the GRC industry and various implementation roles,” stated Neil Patrick, Professional Services Director for BWise. “As the leading GRC solution provider, BWise will allow me to fully demonstrate my strategic management and business development abilities.”

Neil Patrick earned his BSc and MSc in Civil Engineering and his PhD in Software Development and Knowledge Management from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), South Africa.

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