Philly Tech People News 12/4/2011




Katy Theroux Elected Board Chairman of Peirce College: First Female Chairman in the Philadelphia-Based College’s 146-Year History
NASDAQ’s William Morgan Elected Vice Chairman
(Business Wire)

Mobile Industry Veteran Fred Beckley Joins Quepasa Corporation as General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Business Affairs (Marketwire)

SAP APPOINTS ERIC VERNIAUT SVP OF NEXT GENERATION SERVICES ORGANIZATION (SAP Newsbyte)


DBSi Appoints Paul Mazzucco as Chief Technology Officer (PR Web)

MRM Princeton Positions for Social Innovation and Pharma Leadership
VP, Strategy & Business Development Gretchen Ramsey; Interaction Lead Ben Playford and Project Manager Erin Anderson Join the Ranks
(Business Wire)

ShopNBC promotes a former QVC executive to merchandising chief
Annette Repasch has worked for ShopNBC since May.
(Internet Retailer)


Views on SAP's $3.4 billion acquisition of SuccessFactors





SAP Challenges Oracle With $3.4 Billion SuccessFactors Purchase (Bloomberg)

SAP acquires SuccessFactors: a first take (Dennis Howlett/ZDNet Blogs)

SAP’s Acquisition Of SuccessFactors Re-engergizes Its HCM And SaaS Strategy (Paul Hamerman/Forrester Blogs)

SuccessFactors Acquisition Puts SAP In Direct Competition With Workday And Taleo (Ray Wang/Enterprise Irregulars)

Some quick thoughts on SAP's acquisition of SuccessFactors, along with a few things that bothered me. (Jonathan Reed)

SAP acquires SuccessFactors – is it all hot air in the cloud? (John Appleby/People, Process & Technology)



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