Person Overview

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Primary:
Founder & CEO at Visier
Past:
President and COO at Symantec, GM, Industry Solutions at IBM, See All (4)
Education:
University of Toronto, University of Manitoba

Description

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John Schwarz, the Co-Founder and CEO of Visier, is an Information Technology professional who has previously successfully led Business Objects, now part of SAP.

During his tenure, Business Objects doubled its revenue to more than $1.5 billion, improved profitability and executed seven strategic acquisitions.

After SAP’s acquisition of Business Objects, John oversaw a dramatic continuing expansion of its business. He was a member of the SAP Executive Board. Prior to Business Objects, John held senior executive positions at Symantec and IBM.

John is a director on the Boards of Teradata, Synopsys and Avast and a former board member of SuccessFactors and Verity. John is also a member of the Dalhousie University Advisory Board.

Experience (5)

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    Visier

    Founder & CEO
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    IBM

    GM, Industry Solutions
    1974 - Jan, 2000
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    Symantec

    President and COO
    2002 - Jan, 2005
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    Business Objects

    CEO
    2005 - Jan, 2010
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    SAP

    Executive Board Member, CEO Business Objects
    2008 - Jan, 2010

Advisory Roles (1)

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Education (2)

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