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Akumina Appoints CMS Industry Veteran David Maffei Chief Revenue Officer

Akumina, the maker of the InterChange user experience software for SharePoint, today announced it has appointed David Maffei as its chief revenue officer. Maffei was most recently vice president of sales at Carbonite Inc. Prior to Carbonite he held senior executive sales and channel positions with CMS industry leaders Ektron and Bridgeline Digital. As CRO, Maffei will be responsible for leading the growth of Akumina’s global revenue, both direct and through the channel, as well as developing strategic business relationships across the Microsoft ecosystem.

“David has a proven track record in the enterprise software industry. He is a dynamic leader who can build teams that drive revenue growth as well as client loyalty,” said Akumina CEO Ed Rogers. “Akumina is in a unique position to disrupt how the world looks at SharePoint. David’s extensive experience with the CMS marketplace as well as the Microsoft partner ecosystem makes him a perfect fit for Akumina as we look to rapidly grow.”

While at Carbonite, Maffei was in charge of the company’s direct and channel sales teams as well as the channel marketing organization all of which produced significant revenue growth and explosive channel-industry awareness through single and multi-tier distribution channels. While at Bridgeline as SVP of global business development, Maffei was responsible for driving the success of Bridgeline's global sales organization. At Ektron, Maffei built a global sales organization that grew total company bookings from $7M USD to $50M USD from 2005 to 2011. Maffei has received numerous honors and awards for his achievements, including 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs, 2015 The VAR Guy’s Top 50 Channel Influencers, 2014 CRN Top 100 Sales Executives and ranked 3rd overall in the 2015 Talkin’ Cloud 100 Honorees.

“Akumina is well positioned to transform how companies experience SharePoint and even mobile content management through our InterChange product,” said Maffei. “I am excited to reunite with Ed Rogers and Steve Sherkanowski and about the opportunity to grow the already successful sales organization to achieve our aggressive and exciting strategic company goals.”

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About Akumina

Akumina is a software company. Akumina’s user experience software for SharePoint allows businesses to realize the full promise of SharePoint. With Akumina’s InterChange Apps business users can accomplish content and site management tasks without ever being exposed to SharePoint’s user interface. Akumina’s InterChange framework simplifies the creation, extension and management of SharePoint web parts and improves upon SharePoint’s default presentation and ensures mobile access. Akumina allows CIOs to empower subject matter experts to manage their own content and business processes using SharePoint, on any device. With Akumina, organizations see increased return on their SharePoint investment while ensuring end-user adoption and eliminating the need for redundant content platforms.

With clients like Walmart, Dolby, Tandem Diabetes and Lesley University, Akumina works with some of the largest organizations in the world. However, Akumina knows every client’s SharePoint project is mission critical and approaches all with equal dedication and focus. Whether building an entirely new corporate portal, launching an enterprise-wide intranet, or ensuring an existing extranet is mobile-friendly, Akumina has the SharePoint experience, value added products and track record to ensure your SharePoint 2013 website’s success.