Streamline Solutions Names Robert Bierwagen VP of Operations
Thursday, October 04, 2007
San Rafael, CA (October 3, 2007) -- Streamline Solutions announced the hiring of Bob Bierwagen as the company's new VP of Operations. Streamline President Laurence Snyder made the announcement at the opening of the 2007 meeting of the Streamline User Network in Park City Utah this past Thursday.
'Not only does Bob have a deep understanding of the needs of companies within the Graphic Arts industry, he also has a proven organizational skills that will be of tremendous benefit to our growing Printstream user base.", said Laurence Snyder. "Having Bob step into this role will provide me the opportunity to take a more active role in our continuing .Net development".
Mr. Bierwagen stated, "I am excited to be joining a company that is clearly focused on the success and growth of their clients. The unique print, mailing, and fulfillment capabilities of Printstream insure that companies can successfully move to the higher added value services model that the industry is migrating to. I look forward to helping clients and staff as we build even further on the many success stories that have already been created."
Bob has a long and successful career in the Graphic Arts Industry.
In 1978 he joined Hagen Systems, and during his tenure with the company Bob served as VP of Sales, VP of Development, and VP of Technology. In this last role he led the R&D and operational teams that created the Hagen OA Software Suite.
In 2000 when Hagen was acquired by Printcafe, Bob joined the Executive Team as VP of Sales Operations, helping to consolidate the sales and marketing efforts of 6 companies. In late 2000 he accepted a similar challenge with the portfolio of Printcafe product offerings, and served as Sr. VP of Product Management through March 2003.
Joining Creo Americas in May 2003 as Business Dev. Mgr for Business Workflow, Bob played a key role in the development of the Creo Enterprise Management Solution (EMS). He was also named Director of Technical Working Groups for the Network Graphic Production (NGP) initiative. He was then appointed US & Canada Regional Manager for Business Workflow Products upon the Eastman Kodak acquisition of Creo in 2005 with responsibility for all functions including sales, system implementation, and client support until founding Clarity Interactive, a business consulting and marketing services firm in July 2006.
Bob serves as an outside director of communication solutions provider Suttle-Straus, Inc. of Waunakee, WI, is a past member of the Progress Software Executive Advisory Council, is an NAPL Certified Financial Executive (CFE), and in 2004 was named the NAPL Technical Leadership honoree in recognition of his efforts in furthering MIS products and services in the industry.