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eSpatial, a leading GIS (Geographic Information System), Location Information Solutions and online mapping company today announced the appointment of Mr. Colm Mulcahy as Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, with key responsibility for its fast growing SaaS GIS business.
Mulcahy brings more than 20 years experience in sales and marketing leadership and executive management at firms focused on the delivery of business solutions as ‘software as a service’ (SaaS). In 2005 he established Saaspoint, which focused on the deployment of cloud computing technologies which he grew into Europe’s leading premier consulting partner for Salesforce.com. Prior to establishing Saaspoint, he held a number Senior Management positions with Mitsubishi Electric, and was responsible for the introduction of a Pan-European CRM programme for Mitsubishi Electric Mobile Phones.
One of Colm’s key responsibilities will be to take the lead on eSpatial’s aggressive expansion in delivering pioneering SaaS GIS solutions. He has also been charged with identifying and addressing new markets for SaaS through a global network of channel partners. Colm will drive sales for eSpatial’s iSMART® SaaS GIS Platform. iSMART SaaS GIS provides full function GIS over the web: customers get all the functionality they expect from a traditional desktop GIS software solution except with the added benefits of a pure web interface and the convenience of SaaS. All functions, including advanced editing, are provided in a browser. iSMART enables users to create, view, edit, analyse and share geographic information and business data over the web. It also includes APIs for developers to extend or embed GIS capabilities in business applications.
On joining eSpatial Mr. Mulcahy commented, “I’m excited to join eSpatial and I look forward to driving the company’s Software as a Service strategy. Full function GIS in the cloud will make GIS technology available to the general business community, assisting companies in the development of sales and marketing strategies. eSpatial is leading the way with advanced capabilities, delivering feature rich solutions that are 100% web based, easy to use, and are priced right. CIOs and CFOs can now deploy GIS technology rapidly at a reduced cost.”
Philip O’Doherty, eSpatial CEO commented, “We’re delighted to welcome Colm to our senior management team and his extensive experience in SaaS and cloud computing will assist eSpatial greatly with delivering market leading SaaS GIS solutions to both existing and new customers and channels.”