Alfresco Software, a leading enterprise open source provider of process automation, content management, and information governance software, today announced that Jennifer Smith joined the company this week as Chief Marketing & Culture Officer. Smith, an international marketing executive with more than 20 years of experience in global technology companies, including Software AG, Progress Software, PeopleSoft and Microsoft will lead all aspects of marketing including product marketing, marketing communications, demand generation, and field marketing. Reporting directly to CEO Bernadette Nixon and working closely with the executive leadership team, Smith will also be focused on cultural initiatives that will bring benefit to both internal and external communities.

“Jennifer brings a lot of enthusiasm and experience to our team,” said Nixon. “She has proven experience building brands, inspiring and creating award-winning programs and building communities. With her energy and creativity, we can’t imagine a better time to have her join the team as we continue to aggressively grow our business.”

“Alfresco has a unique proposition to help companies migrate to the cloud and create solutions quicker than ever before,” said Smith. “I am particularly excited to work with the team on bringing new product innovation to market and to enable our customers and partners to transform their businesses quicker.”

Prior to joining Alfresco, Smith was CMO of Software AG, an enterprise software company with more than 10,000 customers in over 70 countries. Prior to that, she served as the CMO of Globoforce, and as Senior Vice President and CMO of Avid Technology and Progress Software. She also held senior marketing roles at Information Builders, PeopleSoft and Microsoft. Smith is British and currently resides in Boston, USA.

About Alfresco

Alfresco Software, Inc. (“Alfresco”) is an enterprise open source software company focused on advancing the flow of digital business. The company provides a better, more effortless way for people to work, making sure they have the information they need, exactly when they need it most. The Alfresco Digital Business Platform is used to digitize processes, manage content and securely govern information. Alfresco helps over 1,300 industry-leading organizations, including Cisco, Bank of NY Mellon, Capital One, US Department of Navy, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and NASA, be more responsive and competitive. Founded in 2005, Alfresco has its U.S. headquarters in San Mateo, California, and European headquarters in Maidenhead, UK. For more information on Alfresco, please visit http://www.alfresco.com.