Peoplefluent announced the appointment of Ronnie Thomson as Senior Vice President of Engineering. Mr. Thomson will be responsible for managing worldwide software development and engineering as well as technology operations for the Company’s Talent Management solutions. “As we continue to build out our Talent Management best-of-suite vision, we are very pleased to have someone with Ronnie’s deep engineering and technology expertise to lead our most essential corporate initiatives around product vision, innovation, development and market execution,” said Charles S. Jones, Chairman and CEO of Peoplefluent. “His proven leadership in building and managing global development teams, his product and platform design track record in the HCM arena and his customer- focused dedication to product quality will be considerable assets as we focus on market-driven innovation initiatives.”
Mr. Thomson has spent more than half his career in the Human Capital Management sector. For nearly a decade, he served in a range of capacities including Vice President of Engineering for Centra Software (acquired by Saba), which delivered online classroom, collaboration and web conferencing solutions for the learning management space. Most recently, Mr. Thomson was Senior Vice President for Quark, Inc., where he managed a portfolio of fifteen different products across four global product development centers, implementing a single-suite strategy, launching and developing a new a cloud-based product strategy for new product launches. In addition to Quark and Centra Software, Ronnie was the director of Research and Development at Avaya Communications, and held engineering and architecture roles for Cadre Technologies. An early proponent and driver of cloud computing strategies, while at Centra, Mr. Thomson led the development of Centra Software’s Symposium product, a ground breaking product in the web-based real-time collaboration space, and while at Quark, he established a cloud-based product strategy based on Windows Azure for new products launched as a service. Mr. Thomson holds both a B.S. and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Designed exclusively for large enterprise employers, PeopleFluent is a leading independent provider of integrated recruiting, talent management, and compensation planning solutions. By deeply integrating pervasive video, strategic analytics and collaborative social technologies into its complete suite of Talent Management applications, PeopleFluent redefines employee engagement to address productivity loss and diminished financial results due to an increasingly disengaged workforce. With PeopleFluent, companies can change at the speed of business without costly IT interventions through intuitive, highly configurable software that is built upon the right data. Spanning across an organization’s entire global workforce with one talent cloud, PeopleFluent equips leaders with the meaningful talent data and strategic analytics necessary to make better business decisions. PeopleFluent has worked with over 5,100 organizations in 214 countries and territories to engage employees to drive better business results. Today, 80 percent of the Fortune 100 relies on PeopleFluent as part of their talent management delivery strategy, helping them successfully achieve their talent aspirations.