Rob Schilling, currently CEO of Space-Time Insight, has been appointed to the board of directors of Socialtext, Bedford's newest portfolio company.
Mr. Schilling brings more than two decades of executive leadership experience from large ERP companies, including SAP, Oracle Corporation and Siebel Systems.
Mr. Schilling joined Space-Time Insight from SAP North America, where he was SVP and general manager of the West region and responsible for all utilities industry accounts in North America. Previously he served as COO for SAP Japan, responsible for the Industry Solutions, Business Operations, Inside Sales, Value Engineering and Premier Customer Network teams. Over more than twenty years in roles from sales to senior management, he has also held executive positions at Oracle, Siebel Systems and Comergent Technologies. Mr. Schilling has successively surpassed targets and delivered demonstrable success to the divisions, organizations and regions to which he has contributed. His keen awareness of large multinational businesses and what drives success, deep understanding of data management, accessibility and analytics on business outcomes, and powerful business capacity, drive and acumen give him a highly relevant customer perspective and a meaningful product development context for the Socialtext business.
Established in 2002, Socialtext, a Bedford Funding portfolio company, was the first company to deliver social software to businesses. By unlocking knowledge, expertise, ideas and data, Socialtext eliminates information silos across the enterprise to drive superior business performance. More than 6,500 businesses worldwide have accelerated their business performance with Socialtext, including Getty Images, Symantec, Meredith Corporation, NYU Stern, OSIsoft, and Epitaph Records. To learn more, visit http://www.socialtext.com.