Seasoned Executive to Lead Company’s Saba People Cloud Initiatives
Redwood Shores, CA, May 14, 2012 – Saba (NASDAQ:SABA), the premier provider of people-centric enterprise solutions, today announced the appointment of George LeBrun to General Manager of the team leading Saba’s Social Enterprise Platform. Bringing more than two decades of executive experience to Saba, LeBrun will assume responsibility and oversight of Saba’s social products business, including its thought leadership and advisory around the Social Web, product strategy, business development, digital media and branding for Saba’s social enterprise platform, the Saba People Cloud. LeBrun will be based out of Saba’s Redwood Shores headquarters and will report to Saba’s Chief Operating Officer, Shawn Farshchi.
"I am thrilled to welcome George to our team at Saba. He has an impressive management track record at cutting edge social enterprise companies," said Shawn Farshchi, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Saba. "George will be instrumental as Saba continues to establish leadership in the social space."
Most recently, LeBrun served as Founder and CEO of Social Instinct, an enterprise software company focused on developing HR and knowledge management solutions, including social platforms and applications, for clients and partners such as: AT&T, IBM, Globex Game Studios, Ipswitch, and others. Prior to his time at Social Instinct, LeBrun acted as founding partner of Rule 13, a consulting firm that helps Fortune 1,000 companies assess and re-align their business rules, strategies, and innovation methodologies in accordance with the changing social landscape. While at Rue 13, LeBrun led the charge in educating global organizations on emerging trends and technologies, Web 2.0 applications, social media, new advertising platforms and methodologies, and aided in the development of multi-platform digital content and distribution. Prior to Social Instinct and Rule 13, LeBrun held executive positions at Enthuze, Performance Monitor, and Digital Standard.
"Saba is positioned to play a pivotal role in the social space," added George LeBrun, General Manager of the Saba People Cloud, Saba. "I look forward to my work at Saba and showing the industry how Saba transforms the world of work for its customers through the power of social software for work."
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws, including, without limitation, statements regarding our ability to continue to establish leadership in the social space. Saba's actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Readers should refer to the section entitled "Risk Factors" in the Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2011, and similar disclosures in subsequent reports filed with the SEC. The forward-looking statements and risks stated in this press release are based on information available to Saba today. Saba assumes no obligation to update them.
Saba (NASDAQ: SABA) enables organizations to build a transformative workplace that leverages the advent of social networking in business and the ubiquity of mobile to empower an organization's most mission-critical assets — its people. The company provides a set of people-centric enterprise solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Saba delivers cloud-based learning management, talent management, and social enterprise solutions to transform the way people work.
Saba's premier customer base includes major global organizations and industry leaders in financial services, life sciences and healthcare, high tech, automotive and manufacturing, retail, energy and utilities, packaged goods, and public sector organizations. Headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, Saba has offices on five continents. For more information, please visit www.saba.com or call +1-877-SABA-101 or +1-650-779-2791. SABA, the Saba logo, and the marks relating to Saba products and services referenced herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Saba Software, Inc. or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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