7th September 2011

Andrew Dixon Joins IGLOO Software

igloo communitiesIGLOO Software has announced the appointment of Andrew Dixon as Vice President of marketing & operations. A seasoned enterprise software executive, Dixon joins IGLOO from Microsoft Canada, where he served as Vice President and Business and Marketing Officer.

In this new role, Dixon will join the executive leadership team helping to refine the go-to-market strategy for IGLOO’s social intranet and extranet solutions. He will also drive the strategic integration of business, marketing and operations in order to align talent and resources to most effectively drive growth in this multi-billion dollar industry.

“I’m excited to join a company that is poised to capitalize on the next great disruptive technology in the enterprise,” said Dixon. “We stand at the cusp of a movement towards a more open, agile and collaborative business, driven by social technologies and cloud computing, and IGLOO is well positioned to step forward and seize a leadership position as this shift takes place.”

Dixon brings over 18 years of experience with Microsoft Corporation in Seattle as well as its Canadian subsidiary where he managed several product groups and divisions, including the Server and Tools Business Group, Tablet PC and Windows Client Marketing, the .Net Services Division as well as the Office Product Suite. Andrew Dixon will be based out of the Kitchener-Waterloo office and will report into Dan Latendre, CEO of IGLOO Software.

“I think I speak for everyone at the company when I say that we are thrilled to have someone as talented and experienced as Andrew on our executive team,” remarked Dan Latendre. “He understands what it takes to transform great technology and a promising market opportunity into a vibrant and thriving business.”

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