PALO ALTO, Calif., July 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jive Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:JIVE) today named Margaret "Marge" Breya to its board of directors. Ms. Breya, who currently serves as executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Informatica, has more than 30 years of enterprise technology leadership and marketing expertise to the Jive board. Ms. Breya replaces Sundar Pichai, who is resigning due to expanding commitments as senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Google Apps at Google.
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"With her strong background and marketing prowess, Marge has a unique and deep understanding of the value social platforms brings to businesses. This experience will be invaluable as we continue to define and lead this growing market," said Tony Zingale, Jive's chairman and CEO. "As we welcome Marge to the Jive family, I also want to thank Sundar for his commitment and dedication to the Jive team and his contributions to our product strategy, innovation agenda and success in the market."
In her current role at Informatica, Ms. Breya oversees all marketing, branding and market expansion disciplines for the world's number one independent provider of data integration software. Prior to joining Informatica, she served as HP's senior vice president of marketing services, where she was responsible for optimizing marketing investment across the entire company. Ms. Breya has also served as executive vice president and general manager at SAP, executive vice president, general manager and chief marketing officer at Business Objects, chief marketing officer and chief strategy officer at BEA Systems and senior vice president of marketing at Sun Microsystems.
"Today Jive is leading the way in transforming social business from a nascent technology into an essential productivity platform for businesses," said Breya. "I'm looking forward to joining the Jive Board of Directors and working with Tony, the board and the leadership team as the company transforms how millions of people around the world connect, communicate and collaborate."
About Jive Software
Jive Software (Nasdaq:JIVE) is a leader in social business. Our cloud-based collaboration platform connects employees, customers and partners together — helping a company increase productivity by as much as 15%* according to research performed by a top three global business consultancy firm. By combining the power of cloud, mobile, big data and proprietary collaboration technologies, Jive is transforming the way work gets done and unleashing productivity, creativity and innovation for millions of people in many of the world's largest companies. For a free trial of Jive's next-generation social business platform, please visit Try Jive.
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Source: Top three global business consultancy research; November 2012
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