Jennifer Viens and Craig Andrie to join the Catapult Systems’ Leadership Team
Austin, TX – December 3, 2015 – Catapult Systems, a leading IT consulting firm and nationally managed Microsoft solutions provider, today announced two new appointments within the organization. Jennifer Viens will serve as General Manager of Catapult Florida and Craig Andrie will serve as General Manager of both Catapult Denver and Phoenix.
Both Viens and Andrie bring significant experience in running consulting operations and sales to their roles. Having nearly 10 years of experience with the Microsoft Corporation, Viens most recently was the Director of Global Alliance where she led partner strategy and initiatives focused on Microsoft Azure. Prior to the Microsoft Corporation, Viens managed sales and delivery operations for Sun Microsystems. Having worked in the Microsoft partner environment, Viens is familiar with Catapult Systems’ offerings and brings an infinite amount of strategic knowledge that will lend greatly to expansion in the Southeast region.
Craig Andrie brings over 20 years of executive-level experience driving growth at leading consulting firms. Before joining Catapult Systems, he was the Senior Vice President for Global Technology Resources, Inc. (GTRI). During his tenure at GTRI, he provided leadership and strategy focused on growing and enhancing the organization. Prior to GTRI, Andrie was the General Manager of RBA Consulting, a Microsoft-focused consulting organization.
“The appointment of both Viens and Andrie brings added strength running consulting operations and coincides with the recent launch of Catapult Systems’ Solutions as a Service offerings, an entirely new model which packages our technology expertise with software and intellectual property into a subscription based pricing system,” said David Fuess, Chief Executive Officer at Catapult Systems. “These offerings will speed time to market and reduce costs for our customers. With this expansion of Catapult’s cloud computing presence, they will play a pivotal role in driving consumption with customers in addition to growing our existing consulting business. We’re excited to have these two very talented executives join our leadership team.”
Viens and Andrie have a strong understanding of both strategy and the tactical necessities required to run a successful business unit. Their priorities as General Manager are to implement a business development strategy focused on driving Catapult Systems offerings, as well as leveraging the knowledge and talent of the existing team in their respective locations.