Axonom adds former Executive Director at Dell Compellent to its Board of Directors

MINNEAPOLIS, MN- July 31, 2012 Axonom, a leading provider of high-tech industry Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Partner Relationship Management (PRM) solutions for Microsoft Dynamics CRM, today announced Michael Beach has been appointed to the company’s board of directors effective immediately. Recognized as an influential executive by Everything Channel’s CRN, Beach is a well-respected leader in the high-tech industry.

With over 35 years of diverse business management experience, Michael Beach has excelled at building successful channel programs. At Compellent Technologies, Michael built channel programs and a team of channel advocates that led to recognition as a 2010 CRN "Channel Chief." Most recently at Dell, Michael was responsible for Global Commercial Channel Operations, including onboarding of new partners, deal registration programs, and partner experience programs.

"We welcome Michael to the board," said Clark Dircz, chairman of the board of directors, Axonom. "He brings to the board valuable hands-on experience, innovative ideas and strategies for Axonom to continue its success in the high-tech and manufacturing space."

Michael Beach was instrumental in leading Compellent Technologies (acquired by Dell in 2011), a Data storage solutions provider, efforts in developing, promoting, and executing effective channel partner programs and strategies. With a 100-percent channel-assisted sales model, Mr. Beach supported the company's global network of solutions providers by delivering training, business intelligence systems, tools and programs.

"As a decade-long Axonom customer, Michael has a firsthand understanding of the importance that the Powertrak suite of high-tech modules brings to channel-driven companies," says Mike Belongie, COO at Axonom.

Axonom provides award-winning software solutions that help manufacturers successfully sell and service their channel partners via the cloud, on-premise, or on mobile devices. Specifically designed to automate the entire revenue generation cycle, Powertrak’s High-Tech Industry solution includes: Customer and Partner Portals, Product Configurator, Design Win, Service Management, Forecasting, and Time and Billing.

"I am very excited to serve on the Axonom board of directors," said Michael Beach. "I look forward to help augment Axonom’s brand as the premier 'revenue generating' software provider for high-tech manufacturers."

Beach joins current board members, Clark Dircz (CEO at Axonom), Mike Belongie (COO at Axonom), and Ron Friedman (COO at Compart).

About Axonom
Axonom, a B2B solutions provider, delivers tools to successfully service customers and partners in an environment that requires multi-level relationship tracking, web self-service, partner/dealer loyalty management tools, streamlined quote-to-order processing, hassle-free payment options and a worldwide presence. Enriched with mobile extendibility, Powertrak’s High-Tech Industry Solutions include: Customer and Partner Portals, Product Configurator, Design Win, Service Management, Forecasting, and Time and Billing. By delivering more transactions more efficiently through channels at a lower cost, Powertrak helps customers realize greater profit potential. For more information, please visit www.axonom.com.