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Jeff Lautenbach
President, Worldwide Field Operations

Jive Software

Jeff Lautenbach has a successful track record of leading go-to-market teams across all types of markets in every industry—from large enterprises to emerging and medium-sized tech companies. At Jive, Jeff leads sales, business development and indirect channels around the globe. Most recently he was chief revenue officer at, the worldwide leader in Healthcare Relationship Management. Prior to joining, Jeff was president of CRM at SAP, responsible for leading strategy, sales, operations, M&A and P/L.

Previously, Jeff was the senior vice president for North America enterprise commercial sales for He also worked at IBM for 19 years. In his last role, Jeff was vice president, West IMT for the Software Group, where he was responsible for IBM’s software business in the Western part of the United States leading over 1,300 sales and technical professionals.

Jeff holds an M.B.A. from the University of Illinois and a B.A. from Xavier University.