Apprenda welcomes industry veteran Michael Seckler as the most recent addition to the company’s Board of Directors. Seckler was the co-founder of Employease, and was attracted to Apprenda because of their revolutionary Software as a Service platform – Apprenda℠.
Albany, NY November 5, 2008 — Apprenda announced today that Michael Seckler has joined its board of directors. Seckler is a recognized figure in the software as a service industry, and co-founder of Employease.
“Mike is a proven innovator, and a pioneer in software as a service. We’re fortunate to have him join our board,” said Apprenda’s co-founder and CEO Sinclair Schuller. “He brings a customer perspective to the board, and his experience at Employease will be of great benefit to Apprenda.”
“Apprenda’s innovations embedded in Apprenda make it easy for companies to launch a SaaS business,” said Seckler. “I was attracted to the company because Apprenda eliminates not only the key technical challenges but also the business model struggles that most software developers have stumbled over when trying to bring SaaS applications to life.”
Previously, Seckler was the co-founder of Employease, a pioneer in software as a service business solutions. Seckler was instrumental in growing the company 36 straight quarters before being acquired by ADP in 2006. Seckler then served as Division Vice President at ADP Employease, leading a team of over 600 talented associates to build ADP Employease into ADP’s fastest growing business.
Michael Seckler joins current Apprenda board members Jon Stillman of High Peaks Venture Capital and Sinclair Schuller, Apprenda’s Co-Founder and CEO.
Apprenda is the creator of Apprenda℠, a revolutionary Software as a Service platform that gives independent software vendors a business and technological foundation to build, deploy, and monetize their service-oriented applications for on-demand use without technological lock-in. Apprenda empowers software companies with the ability to build powerful SaaS applications at break neck speeds, smashing time to market barriers, removing implementation roadblocks, and significantly reducing risk. This leaves developers with one job: to build on-demand software that meets customers’ needs without worrying about the difficulties of on-demand delivery.
For more information visit Apprenda’s website at: http://www.apprenda.com