Infor's recent acquisition of SoftBrands has added a wealth of experience and knowledge in the hospitality industry to our exceptional team. Read on to learn more about each member of the Inforhospitality team of bloggers.
Vice President and General Manager of Hospitality, APAC, Infor
Chris rejoined SoftBrands in 2009, this time as vice president and general manager of the hospitality business in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. He brings to his new role extensive experience gained during his 14 years in the industry, including three years as country and general manager of Micros Fidelio's Australia/Pacific region and worked as an independent management consultant following his departure from SoftBrands in 2003.
Chris has a strong financial background, including working in a chartered accounting partnership, managing an application development team in the banking and finance industry, and membership in CPA Australia for over 10 years.
David Purcell, Director, Product Management, Hospitality, Infor
David is a veteran of 15+ years of SoftBrands, an Infor Affiliate, serving customers in various roles, including implementation, and sales and marketing management. He began his career in hospitality technology with Fairmont Hotels in operations and project management. Prior to joining our company, he spent three years with SPSS Inc., working in customer relationship management (CRM) and business analytics.
His combined background of hotel operations, business development, project management, and hospitality industry knowledge is the foundation for his current role of providing product strategy guidance on a global basis to our hospitality vertical.