SciQuest Appoints Karen Sage as Chief Marketing Officer

Former Executive for CA Technologies and Cisco Tapped to Lead Marketing for Leader in Spend Management Solutions

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--()--SciQuest Inc. (Nasdaq: SQI), a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for spend management, today announced that Karen Sage will be joining the company as its new chief marketing officer (CMO). In this role, Karen will be responsible for driving growth and awareness of SciQuest’s suite of spend management solutions.

Sage is a Silicon Valley veteran with 20+ years of experience in business-to-business marketing and communications. She comes to SciQuest from CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA), a $4.5 billion security and technology management company where she served as vice president of marketing for the business innovation group leading rapid growth initiatives. Her experiences leading growth also include multiple leadership roles during a 15-year stint at Cisco (Nasdaq:CSCO). Karen started her career having invented the NETSYS Performance tools at NETSYS Technologies, Inc., which was acquired by Cisco in 1996.

Stephen Wiehe, president and chief executive officer of SciQuest said, "We are excited for Karen to join SciQuest as our CMO. Our next phase of growth will center on our ability to target a much wider set of companies and build on our reputation for wildly successful customer implementations. Karen’s depth of experience and proven success in leading growth is a tremendous addition to our business."

Karen Sage stated, "SciQuest has gained a lead in cloud-based spend management applications and a great customer base across industries. I'm excited to be joining the team. By scaling our marketing efforts, we can build on SciQuest’s winning track record and bring our focus on delighting customers to an even wider audience.”

About SciQuest

SciQuest (Nasdaq: SQI) spend management solutions enable procurement, sourcing and financial professionals to focus on strategic decisions that transform business processes. Our feature-rich products and expert services help hundreds of organizations, including leading global companies, drive bottom line results by improving, automating and optimizing their source-to-settle processes.

Learn more about our solutions and how we can help your organization turn spending into savings at www.sciquest.com.

To join the conversation, please visit our blog, The Open Kitchen at http://www.sciquest.com/blog or follow us on Twitter @SciQuest.

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Contacts

SciQuest Media contact:
SciQuest, Inc.
Roberta Patterson, 919-659-2230
rpatterson@sciquest.com
or
fama PR for SciQuest
Dan Gaffney, 617-986-5036
sciquest@famapr.com
or
SciQuest Investor contact:
SciQuest, Inc.
Jamie Andelman, 919-659-2322
jandelman@sciquest.com

Contacts

SciQuest Media contact:
SciQuest, Inc.
Roberta Patterson, 919-659-2230
rpatterson@sciquest.com
or
fama PR for SciQuest
Dan Gaffney, 617-986-5036
sciquest@famapr.com
or
SciQuest Investor contact:
SciQuest, Inc.
Jamie Andelman, 919-659-2322
jandelman@sciquest.com