February 14, 2020 – Jeff Hocking of ON Partners has placed former Data Intensity executive Tony Sumpster as the new CEO of Worksoft. Jerry Dolinsky will step down from his role as interim CEO and maintain his position as chairman of the board for Worksoft.
“I am delighted to welcome Tony to Worksoft,” said Mr. Dolinsky. “He brings deep experience in technology, strategy and operations leadership, and he is the ideal leader to drive greater adoption of Worksoft’s unique automation offerings. As chairman, I look forward to working closely with Tony to accelerate Worksoft’s goals and deliver on our vision of an end-to-end automation platform to support the diverse and evolving needs of our enterprise customers and partners.”
Mr. Sumpster also has extensive expertise in leading global technology organizations, most recently serving as CEO of Data Intensity, a managed services provider for hybrid multi-cloud environments. Before that, he was senior vice president and GM of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE) largest software business unit.
“I am honored to assume the role of CEO at this exciting time, which is pivotal for both the industry and the Worksoft organization,” Mr. Sumpster said. “There is a tremendous opportunity to deliver increased business value through automation, and I look forward to playing an integral part in that expansion, as well as strengthening Worksoft’s relationship with its stellar line up of global customers and partners. On behalf of the entire team, I would also like to thank Jerry for his leadership during the transition, creating a strong foundation to launch us into the next chapter.”
A provider of automation for SAP and other packaged applications, Worksoft provides global systems integrators and Forbes Global 2000 organizations with proven, scalable automation for their complex, mission-critical business processes and helps drive operational efficiency through continuous test automation and robotic process automation. The Worksoft automation platform supports discovery, validation, analysis and automation of end-to-end business processes that span ERP, CRM, HR and SCM applications.
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With a primary focus on technology, energy/clean tech, consumer, industrial and the life science sectors, ON Partners recruits C-suite, board directors and senior executive talent for public and private companies, as well as venture capital and private equity firms. In 2019, ON Partners was for the sixth consecutive year named to Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 ranking of the fastest-growing U.S. companies. Last year, the firm was named to the Inc. 5000 Hall of Fame. Founded in 2006, the firm’s consultants work from offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Menlo Park, CA, Minneapolis, MN and San Francisco.
Mr. Hocking identifies board members, chief executive officers and other senior-level talent across functions for technology companies and private equity firms. His clients span the software, hardware, networking, semiconductor and outsourcing industries. He joined ON Partners in 2017 from Korn Ferry, where he served as regional market leader for the company’s technology practice.
ON Partners also recently recruited Keith Nealon as chief executive officer of Bazaarvoice Inc., a digital marketing company based in Austin, TX. In his new position, Mr. Nealon will draw on over 20 years of experience with high-growth technology companies. Most recently, he was chairman and CEO of financial technology platform Vyze, which was acquired by Mastercard last April.
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