“Emerging Giants: The New Titans of the SaaS World” (Guest Profile, Steve Wargalla – QStrat)

Posted on June 19, 2009


As part of our June 25th segment “Emerging Giants; The New Titans of the SaaS World,” we will be featuring senior executives from five of these future “Titans,” highlighting why their organizations are unique, capable and well positioned to reverse the trend of failed initiatives associated with the traditional licensing model vendors.

Joining me on June 25th to discuss their take on this changing of the guard are Anurag Dixit, Vice President, Marketing (Zycus), Steve Wargalla, Vice President, Foundation & Managing Director (QStrat), Rob Bernshteyn, Chief Executive Officer (Coupa), Leonora Valvo, Chief Executive Officer (etouches) and Rich Becks, Senior Vice President (E2open).

Today we feature Steve Wargalla from (QStrat)

Steve is responsible for QStrat’s Foundation Practice which delivers innovative business solutions for clients in the private and public sectors.  In addition Steve is responsible for QStrat’s Quotation Lifecycle Management software division.  QStrat delivers a suite of SaaS based software products for Quotation and Supply Management.  Steve has over 25 years experience in the IT industry and has expertise in delivering mission critical IT solutions to many industries including Manufacturing and Distribution, Education and Government.

Steve’s experience includes senior IT Management positions in a number of companies, including Magna International.  Steve gained international experience with KPMG where he was responsible for growing the IT and Operations Improvement Consulting Practices in Canada and Australia.  As the founder of Impletech International, and ERP and lean manufacturing implementation company in the Automotive and Consumer Products manufacturing sectors, Steve successfully delivered business benefits driven solutions that reduced the time and cost of large multi-site technology implementations to companies across North America.

Steve Wargalla, QStrat

Steve Wargalla, QStrat

Here is the link to the August 29th, 2008  Procurement Insights profile article on QStrat titled “Overcoming the challenges of an ineffective RFP process: Improved collaboration through intelligence synchronization.”

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NOTE: This is the first in our “Titans” series of broadcasts.

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