Andreas AnandVice President, Infor Consulting Services, Europe
Andreas Anand leads the Infor European Consulting services business bringing more than 20 years of experience as an executive leader managing all aspects of a service organization in multiple countries. This includes service business development, service delivery management, profit and loss responsibility, business planning, forecasting, business audit and control, and capacity planning for on-shore/off-shore engagements.
His background is in engineering consulting services, management consulting and IT consulting services and he is particularly skilled with post-merger integrations in consulting services organizations.
Prior to Infor, Anand served in executive leadership roles at Parametric Technology Corporation, a company specializing in 2D and 3D design software, product lifecycle management and service management solutions and was a Management Consultant at A.T. Kearney Management Consultants.
Anand holds a DIPL.-ING degree in the study of “Common Mechanical Engineering” at the Technical University Munich.
Stewart ApplbaumSenior Vice President & General Manager
Stewart Applbaum is responsible for the growth and profitability of Infor’s hospitality, banking, retail and services industries business units, directing all related industry, product, and sales strategies. He is also in charge of global enterprise software for Marketing Management, CRM, Enterprise Financial Group, SMB Financials, CloudSuite Business and CloudSuite corporate, overseeing activities and growth across all of Infor with these solutions.
Prior to Infor, Applbaum was part of the senior executive team serving as vice president and Chief Marketing Officer for Agilysys, a large provider of hospitality and enterprise software, where he led sales, business development, product management, and marketing for the company. He also held several roles in sales and marketing with IBM Corporation.
Applbaum received his bachelor’s degree from Georgia Southern University, where he graduated cum laude with honors.
Ed AuriemmaSenior Vice President of Field Operations & Chief of Staff
As Infor's Senior Vice President of Field Operations & Chief of Staff, Ed Auriemma is responsible for many aspects of field operations from sales & consulting operations, go-to-market strategy, business planning, demand generation & business development, to business intelligence and sales effectiveness. He is also responsible for Infor's Cloudsuite Business and Inside Sales organizations. Mr. Auriemma joined Infor in 2007 as the global head of revenue operations and moved into his current role in 2012.
Prior to joining Infor, Ed held management roles at JDA Software and Manugistics Group. Mr. Auriemma holds a bachelor's degree from George Mason University. He is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants and the Atlanta CEO council.
Matt BreslinSenior Vice President & General Manager
Matt Breslin is Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Distribution, Equipment, Logistics, and Fashion business units at Infor. He is also responsible for building and scaling a highly specialized, global team that drives revenue of the Infor technology stack, which includes Infor ION® middleware, Infor Ming.le™ social collaboration, and Infor Analytics. He brings more than 17 years of sales and management experience to the team.
Prior to joining Infor, Breslin served as Vice President - Platform and Analytics for SAP, where he managed the U.S. middleware sales organization, specifically focused on Enterprise Information Management, Integration and Application Lifecycle Management solutions. Preceding his leadership there, Breslin spent more than 15 years at Oracle, most recently serving as the Regional Vice President for all technology products. Before his career there, he was a CPA for both PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Kraft Foods.
Breslin received his BBA from the University of Notre Dame and earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Paul CarreiroExecutive Vice President & General Manager, Europe
Paul Carreiro is responsible for creating corporate and customer strategies for Infor, in order to maximize customer acquisition, retention and profitability across all lines of business in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia. He brings more than 25 years of expertise in the enterprise software industry to the team.
Prior to joining Infor, Carreiro was the Executive Vice President, Chief Operation Officer and Senior Vice President of National Sales at SAP America. Preceding his leadership there, Carreiro served as Vice President and General Manager of Peregrine Systems of Canada, Inc., where he played a key role in successfully supporting the first 'technology sector' Chapter 11 reorganization of a US public technology company in American history.
Carreiro holds a Masters in Business Administration, has completed the Stanford University Advanced Management Program and also completed the Chartered Director program at McMaster University.
Kevin CurrySenior Vice President, Global Public Sector, Healthcare, EAM
Kevin Curry is responsible for all global application sales for Infor Public Sector, Healthcare and EAM business. This includes federal, state and local governments, higher education and non-profit organizations, hospitals and health systems, extended care providers, and more.
Curry joined Infor in March 2012 after eight years with Oracle, where he was responsible for government and healthcare application sales in the U.S. and Canada. Prior to his tenure with Oracle, Curry spent 15 years at Unisys. During his time there, he held many leadership positions, including President of Unisys Canada.
John FlavinExecutive Vice President, Global Manufacturing, Distribution
John Flavin brings more than 25 years of experience in the application software market to his role as Executive Vice President, Global Manufacturing where he currently leads a world-class team focused on the growth of Infor’s business.
Flavin’s industry acumen has been honed in several senior management roles at Infor including leading the company’s professional services organization, customer care, and development teams.
Prior to joining Infor, Flavin was CEO of software development company Future Three. His experience also includes serving as Senior Vice President at JBA International where he was responsible for sales, service and support in the eastern U.S., selling and consulting on ERP systems for Unisys.
Steve HoldridgeSenior Vice President, Infor Consulting Services, Americas & Global Practices
Steve Holdridge leads the Americas Consulting business along with Global Practices. He is a recognized thought leader in the enterprise software implementation and adoption business. He emphasizes innovation, speed and results through software-driven industry best practices and a focus on outcomes.
Prior to Infor, Holdridge held multiple executive leadership roles at Oracle across services, sales and strategy, including General Manager of Oracle’s Government, Healthcare and Education Consulting division. He also led teams that spanned consulting, product development and strategy at Price Waterhouse Management Consulting and BIS Computer Solutions.
Holdridge holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo.
Peter PagonisVice President Infor Consulting Services – Asia, Pacific, Japan & Middle East
Peter Pagonis leads the Asia, Pacific, Japan and Middle East consulting business and brings to Infor more than 20 years of experience in leadership roles across a broad range of portfolios. He has developed and led teams across the globe and, in addition to technology consulting, has served in executive management positions in pre-sales, support and sales. He is passionate about creating value in all areas of our business and is focused on challenging traditional software industry processes to better achieve consistent and positive outcomes for our customers.
Prior to joining Infor, Pagonis held various leadership roles in Australia and the United States with Hansen Information Technologies, a global provider of customer care & billing solutions, where he was responsible for business consulting and software delivery across a broad spectrum of clients throughout Asia, North America and Australia.
Pagonis holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Cartography) from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Melbourne, Australia.
John PierleoniSenior Vice President Sales
John Pierleoni is Senior Vice President of Sales at Infor. He is responsible for business applications sales of our cloud and on-premise solutions into the Automotive, High Tech, Aerospace & Defense and Industrial Manufacturing verticals within North America. He brings more than 21 years of ERP sales and management experience to the team.
Prior to joining Infor, Pierleoni served as Vice President of Sales for Business Analytics and Big Data for Oracle, where he was responsible for driving software revenue and cloud sales for the East Coast within the products based industries. Preceding his leadership there, Pierleoni spent an additional 11 years at Oracle, as Vice President of ERP Area Sales for Northeast U.S. and Eastern Canada.
Pierleoni holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Lisa PopeSenior Vice President, Global Strategy and Sales, Infor CloudSuite
Lisa Pope is responsible for the global strategy and sales of Infor’s Cloud Solutions, as well as overall value positioning of Infor’s UpgradeX program, allowing existing customers a simple path to the cloud. With 25 years of experience in the software industry, specifically in vertical industries including manufacturing, distribution, retail, and healthcare; she brings direct sales, services leadership, and cloud knowledge to the Infor team.
Prior to Infor, Pope served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales Strategy at QAD, where she managed the overall cloud sales strategy and the North America region. She also spent 10 years as Vice President of Strategic Account Applications at Oracle.
Pope holds two bachelor’s degrees in business and communications from the University of California – Santa Barbara.
Riaz RaihanSenior Vice President, Global Head of Digital & Value Engineering
Riaz Raihan is Senior Vice President and Global Head of Digital & Value Engineering. He is responsible for digital engineering, value engineering and business consulting; as well as solution architecture, advanced analytics (predictive and prescriptive), references and sales intelligence worldwide. Raihan’s team helps customers make digital strategies come to life by harnessing the power of Cloud, Big Data/Analytics, AI/Machine Learning, Social, Mobile and IoT.
His leadership in helping customers quantify and realize business value has given Infor world-class value engineering capability. Raihan’s global team has a presence in every major market; and works with Infor’s most strategic customers to make their businesses more agile and digital. He brings over 18 years of management consulting and executive leadership experience to the Infor executive team.
Prior to Infor, Raihan led a nine-year career at SAP. He held a variety of executive positions there, including COO of SAP Canada, where he was responsible for operations, value engineering, solution engineering, industries, centers of excellence and private equity. Preceding his leadership at SAP, he worked at top-tier firms Accenture and Cap Gemini Ernst & Young.
Raihan holds a B.S. in Engineering from Andhra University and an M.B.A. in Business Strategy from S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research. He is a graduate of the Stanford University Management Development Program and is a member of MENSA.
Tarik TamanVice President & General Manager, Sales
As the Vice President and General Manager at Infor, Tarik Taman is responsible for bringing Infor's innovative strategy and the full product portfolio to customers in India, the Middle East and Africa. In his previous position as the General Manager of human capital management and cloud enterprise resource management, he was responsible for converging multiple products into a single, end to end HCM solution.
Prior to Infor, Taman was the CEO at Quantum Retail Technology Inc. He also served as the Vice President of EMEA for Oracle Corporation and Retek Inc.
Taman earned degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and St. Cloud State University.
Corey TollefsonSenior Vice President and General Manager for Retail
Corey Tollefson is Senior Vice President and General Manager for Retail at Infor. Tollefson is responsible for leading a global team to develop, market, and service the industry’s first cloud-based, retail suite of applications. His organizational design principle is to serve retailers in a more strategic 21st century fashion; based upon co-innovation, shared success while providing a relationship that enables digital transformations. He brings more than 20 years of experience to the team, having worked with some of the largest retailers in the world, including Macy’s, Safeway, Williams Sonoma and countless more.
Prior to joining Infor, Tollefson held a variety of roles in retail, including software development, license sales, and product strategy. Most recently he served as the head of strategy for Oracle Retail, where he spent 11 years helping Oracle formulate its Retail division following the Retek acquisition.
Tollefson holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Management Information Systems from Saint Cloud State University - G.R. Herberger College of Business.