Top Silicon Valley Sales Executive Joins Alight to Grow Mining Vertical
SAP veteran to leverage extensive enterprise software sales experience to rapidly scale Alight’s customer base of top-tier global mining and metals firms.
SAN FRANCISCO – MAY 16, 2017 – SaaS-based technology company, Alight, Inc., today announced that Liam Maher has joined as Director of Alight Mining Solutions Sales. With over 20 years of experience, including most recently at SAP, Maher will work with tier 1 accounts across the global mining industry to bring them the power of Alight’s forecasting solution.
Alight’s cloud-based solutions use the power of scenario comparison and analysis to enable CEOs and their teams to see the financial impact of critical decisions – before they’re made. With Alight, customers harness the power of historical, operational and market data and use it in the day-to-day running of their businesses.
“I’m pleased to have Liam join our team and to have him lead the charge in building a world-class sales organization for our fast-growing mining vertical,” said Michele McGovern, CEO, Alight, Inc. “We’re already making a huge impact at some of the world’s top mining firms and we look forward to Liam’s help building enduring relationships with many more global firms so that we can help them manage the future of their businesses and seize new opportunities.”
“Alight is bringing the power of real-time enterprise collaboration to the mining industry and I’m excited about working with prospects and customers and helping them grow their businesses,” said Liam Maher, Director, Alight Mining Solutions Sales. “It’s exactly the right time to leverage cloud-based solutions like Alight’s to get quick time-to-market advantage and supercharge the customers’ ability to make high-impact decisions,” said Maher.
Most recently, Maher was a senior account executive at SAP working on industrial and manufacturing clients among others. Prior to SAP, he held senior roles at global analytics leader TIBCO and was an early employee at Yammer, helping to grow that firm for acquisition by Microsoft. In addition, Maher has held senior sales roles at NetSuite, Intel and Adobe. He is a graduate of the University of San Francisco with a degree in management information systems and attended the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania for advanced executive education.
Maher is a Bay Area native and currently lives in Menlo Park with his wife and two children.
Alight is a fast-growing provider of industry-specific, cloud-based applications that change the way businesses are run. Alight’s applications let executives Manage the FutureTM by showing the financial ripple effects of potential decisions across the enterprise. Alight works with firms in dynamic and complex industries, including financial services, mining, telecommunications, high tech and others. For more information: alightinc.com.