Emailvision Holdings, a software company specializing in email, mobile and social marketing, has added Andre Boisvert and Michael Everett to its board. The company is owned by private equity firm Francisco Partners. Boisvert is the former president and chief operating officer of SAS Institute Inc., and currently serves on the boards of Palamida Corp., River Logic Inc., Clario Analytics Inc. and Webtrends Corp. Everett was most recently the vice president of finance at Cisco Systems. He serves on the board of advisors at Zuora Inc., and as a director at Calix Inc.
Emailvision Holdings, Ltd., a leading international software as a service (SaaS) company specializing in email, mobile and social marketing, today announced the appointment of Andre Boisvert and Michael T. Everett to its Board of Directors.
Andre Boisvert has been in the technology field for over 30 years with significant expertise in Business Intelligence and Customer Analytics. Mr. Boisvert started his career with IBM in 1976 and over the next 13 years held senior management positions in sales, marketing and research & development. After leaving IBM, Mr. Boisvert took leadership positions in some of the world’s most respected software companies including Cognos, Oracle, and SAS Institute Inc. At Oracle, he was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and a member of Oracle’s Management committee. In 2000, Mr. Boisvert was named the President and Chief Operating Officer at SAS Institute Inc., the world’s largest privately held software company. Today Mr. Boisvert is Chairman of the Board at Palamida Corporation, Vice- Chairman of River Logic Inc., Director of Clario Analytics Inc. and Webtrends Corporation.
Michael T. Everett has more than 30 years of leadership experience in financial and general management roles with technology companies that range from pre-revenue start-ups to Fortune 500s. Mr. Everett has worked extensively in both Europe and Asia. At Raychem, he served in several senior leadership positions including Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel and General Manager of Asia. Since 1997, Mr. Everett has served as the Chief Financial Officer at private and public companies that include Netro Corporation, VMware, Inc., Bivio Networks, and WebEx Communications. Most recently Mr. Everett was the Vice President of Finance at Cisco Systems, Inc. In 2007, Mr. Everett was named CFO of the Year by the San Francisco Business Times. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors at Zuora Inc. and as a Director at Calix Inc.
“The expansion of Emailvision’s Board of Directors ensures the company will benefit from new skills and experience as we continue our rapid international growth,” said Nick Heys, Founder and CEO of Emailvision. “After an extensive search, we determined that Andre and Mike were the best candidates because of their proven leadership skills and significant experience in building world class software companies.”
Deep Shah, a Partner at Francisco Partners, said, “Adding these leading industry figures to the board is a significant step for Emailvision. André and Mike bring a wealth of experience in technology, law and finance that will help Emailvision expand both geographically and in market share.”
Emailvision is the international leader in software as a service (SaaS) for email, mobile and social media marketing. The Emailvision mission is to provide excellence in software and services for online relationship marketing. With offices and client service teams in 19 countries, Emailvision delivers 5 billion messages per month on behalf of 4,000 clients worldwide. This unprecedented quality of service is driven by 12 years of research and development and by Emailvision’s 600 passionate employees. The company is privately owned by Francisco Partners.