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Compiere Appoints CMO to Lead Continued Global Expansion Initiatives

(PresseBox) (Redwood Shores, Calif., ) Compiere, Inc., the global leader in open source business solutions, today announced that software industry veteran, John Cingari, has joined the company as chief marketing officer. Cingari will leverage his more than 20 years of experience building high growth enterprise application software companies to drive Compiere's continued global expansion initiatives. As CMO, his immediate focus on significantly increasing the company's global marketing activities includes increasing Compiere's brand awareness, expanding the company's partner and sales channel initiatives and enhancing community relations.

"We are excited to welcome John to our team; his proven success helping enterprise software companies achieve aggressive market growth will have a positive impact on Compiere and our community as a whole," said Don Klaiss, president and CEO of Compiere. "John's addition to the Compiere management team will help us strengthen our ties with the open source and ERP communities and augment further promotion of our sales and professional services capabilities."

Prior to Compiere, Cingari served as vice president of marketing at OutlookSoft Corporation where he was responsible for marketing strategy and execution. During his tenure, OutlookSoft grew tenfold in three years, becoming a leader in the high growth business intelligence market. Before OutlookSoft, Cingari was vice president of applications marketing at Oracle where he directed the market entry of new ERP vertical solutions for process industries. Cingari has held marketing and sales positions at Datalogix, Marcam and Procter & Gamble. He holds a bachelor's in chemistry from Boston College and an MBA from the University of Dallas.

Cingari added, "I welcome the opportunity to drive Compiere's global marketing initiatives as the company's worldwide growth accelerates. Compiere is in a unique leadership position to take advantage of positive industry forecasts on increasing adoption of open source ERP solutions."


With more than 1.3 million software downloads, Compiere, Inc., founded in 1999, delivers the world's most widely used open source enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) automation solutions. Compiere's solutions enable distribution, manufacturing, retail and professional services companies to gain competitive advantage through the automation of financial, distribution, sales and service processes. With applications built on a model-based development platform, Compiere provides unprecedented adaptability, rapid deployment and low cost of ownership. The company, which offers commercial backing, support and services to its global network of authorized partners operating in more than 25 countries, is privately held and headquartered in Redwood Shores, Calif. For more information, please visit