BOSTON, Nov. 2, 2017 — Catalant Technologies, the leading technology platform for on-demand business expertise, announced today that Jake Simpson, formerly the Chief Operating Officer at Onapsis, will join the company as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales.
“Increasingly, our clients are seeking to engage with Catalant in a more comprehensive, programmatic way,” said Rob Biederman, co-CEO & co-founder of Catalant. “Jake’s experience in working with sophisticated enterprises to solve complex problems is core to our go to market approach.”
Jake brings more than 20 years of sales and operations experience to Catalant where he will be responsible for the strategy and execution of the global sales teams. His leadership will be instrumental in creating new opportunities for the company.
“By any measure, what the team at Catalant has accomplished thus far is impressive. They are clear thought leaders and innovators in this emerging market of a flexible workforce,” said Jake. “I’m thrilled to be joining the Catalant team to help ensure we lead this market transformation and to accelerate the incredible growth they’ve already experienced.”
Before joining Catalant, Jake was Chief Operating Officer at Onapsis and led both sales and field operations through a substantial growth period. Prior to that, he served as Divisional Vice President and General Manager at PTC where he was responsible for leading the $100M Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) business segment. His tenure at PTC also included senior leadership roles in strategy, general management and in global sales, helping PTC more than double its revenues.
Catalant connects companies to talent and knowledge in real time. Catalant has built a global network of more than 45,000 experienced and independent consultants and boutique firms available to work with clients on a variety of business needs including research, strategy, marketing, finance, sales, operations and product initiatives. These experts combine with clients’ internal talent to form dynamic talent pools accessed via a suite of technology tools. By serving enterprise clients when they need on-demand talent for a specific initiative, or to close a longer-term talent gap, Catalant is changing the way the world finds the best people for their company’s needs, faster. Catalant leverages a blend of machine learning and human oversight for its matching process, ensuring clients are matched with people with the right skills, availability, and budget in mind. Based in Boston, Catalant serves thousands of global clients, including nearly one quarter of the Fortune 100. For more information, visit www.GoCatalant.com