AtTask Strengthens Future with New Executive Team Members

October 10, 2012 adambaker

SILICON SLOPES, UT — October 10, 2012 — AtTask, an industry leader in Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) project and work management solutions, announced the following new members and changes to its executive team:

  • Ted Hoy has joined as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Frank Maylett has joined as Senior Vice President (SVP) of Global Sales
  • Bryan Nielson has been appointed as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
  • Jackie Golden has been appointed as SVP, Customer Experience
  • Nate Bowler has been appointed as General Manager (GM) of the newly created Marketing Solutions Group business unit
"AtTask has been able to attract and keep top-notch business and technology leaders," said Eric Morgan, who was named AtTask CEO in late 2011 (see announcement here). "Appointing impact players to these key roles under our new organizational structure, underscores our commitment to investing in the best talent to deliver on our ‘enterprise work management’ mission, to significantly improve knowledge worker productivity, team accountability, and executive visibility through a global cloud-based work management platform." The AtTask executive team brings extensive leadership experience from a wide range of enterprise technology leaders, including Microsoft, Hyperion, Cognos, IBM, UnitedHealth Group, Digital River, AdvancedMD, Lawson Software, inContact, The SCO Group, Omniture, Sun Microsystems and Brocade. Ted Hoy joins AtTask as CTO from UnitedHealth Group, a leading health care company that serves more than 75 million people worldwide, where he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Optum Health Cloud, responsible for portals, technology exchanges and the cloud solutions. At AtTask, Hoy will be responsible for overall product direction and development, delivering solutions that advance the AtTask mission, improve the user experience, and ensures quality and performance for customers. Frank Maylett joins AtTask as SVP, Global Sales, from inContact, a recognized leader in cloud-based SaaS contact center software, where he was Executive Vice President of Sales and Global Alliances. Having successfully built a thriving sales teams and one of the first industry standards for compensation for a SaaS company, Maylett will now be responsible for expanding and building AtTask’s sales organization on an international level, and he relishes the opportunity to make a lasting impact on how people work. Bryan Nielson joined AtTask in 2011 from Microsoft, where he led the Global Product Management and Marketing teams to build, launch, and market the successful Microsoft Dynamics CRM SaaS solution. With his promotion to CMO, Nielson will lead the development of a best-in-class marketing organization to create demand for AtTask’s leading work management solutions. Jackie Golden joined AtTask in 2009 as Vice President of Global Services and Support. Jackie has more than fifteen years in the software industry building high-performing services organizations at companies such as Hyperion, Cognos, and IBM. With her promotion to SVP, Customer Experience, Golden will lead the teams responsible for customer success across implementation, education, support, and renewals. Nate Bowler has served in numerous roles with AtTask and has been instrumental in the growth and success of the company. As the General Manager of the Marketing Solutions Group, Nate leads the business unit responsible for developing and delivering a work management solution specifically catered to marketing and creative teams. The AtTask marketing work management solution for enterprise marketing teams was recently announced. Go to for details. These executives join, Michael Olson, Chief Financial Officer (CFO); Trevor Ward, General Manager (GM, EMEA); and Austin Miller, Director of HR, on the AtTask leadership team. "I am very excited to work with this group of talented individuals as we position AtTask to be a global leader in enterprise cloud applications.” says Morgan.

About AtTask

AtTask is the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) leader in project and work management solutions for enterprise teams. AtTask provides the work visibility and accountability that enterprise departments lack by enabling knowledge workers to better receive, plan, prioritize, and coordinate their work. AtTask provides an easy-to-use solution that improves productivity, social collaboration, recognition, and results. AtTask has a broad range of customers including Global 2000 brands such as Nike, Cisco, ABC, ESPN, 3M, and Trek. Additionally, AtTask was recently recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Inc. 2012 Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Based Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Services.

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