ALPHARETTA, July 6, 2017 — ParkerGale Capital announced today that it has appointed Len Finkle as Chief Executive Officer of Profisee, a provider of next generation master data management (MDM) software solutions. ParkerGale, a technology-focused private equity firm based in Chicago, IL, funded Profisee in April 2017. Founder and previous CEO, Ian Ahern will continue to be involved as a Board member.
Finkle has more than 25 years of software sector experience, including direct knowledge of both the high-end enterprise and middle market. He has an impressive track record of high growth with a strong focus on customers and stakeholders. Having led several high growth organizations over the course of his career, Finkle will focus on strategic growth initiatives, expanding Profisee’s product offerings and customer base, and enhancing the existing set of solutions.
“We have worked closely with Ian to find the right leader for Profisee as he transitions out of the day-to-day, and we could not be more excited to have found Len given his successful track record in growing software companies,” said Kristina Heinze, Partner at ParkerGale Capital. “We’re confident Len is the right person to build on Profisee’s strategic vision and take the company to the next level of growth.”
Most recently, he served as CEO of Empower Software Solutions, a software application and services solution for time and attendance, scheduling, payroll, HR management, and tax filing, where he led the successful sale to strategic buyer, Kronos.
Previously, Finkle was Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations for Campus Management Corporation, a provider of software to the education market where he was responsible for customer facing organizations both domestic and international. Prior to that, Finkle spent 10 years at SAP America where he achieved an extraordinary track record of growing new markets and driving software and services related to revenue, including direct experience with MDM while he was SVP of Business Analytics and Technology. In his early career, Finkle took on increasing levels of executive sales leadership responsibility with stints at MAI Systems, Dun & Bradstreet Software, PeopleSoft and Pivotal Corporation.
Finkle holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Maryland.
“I am truly excited to join the Profisee team and am very fortunate to be following a great leader in Ian Ahern,” said Finkle. “Ian has assembled an incredible group of talented people at all levels of the company, and I am honored to have the opportunity to join them. The employees at Profisee have proven their ability to deliver exceptional products that are providing incredible value to the market. The master data management space will prove to be of even greater importance to our customers as they continue to collect massive amounts of information at a pace of acceleration that is almost blinding. Profisee is uniquely positioned to help them capitalize on this growing and priceless asset.”
Profisee is a next generation master data management (MDM) technology company that makes it easy and affordable for any size organization to ensure a trusted data foundation, for every user across your enterprise. Our unique, Profisee Advantage pricing approach includes every user, data record, domain, and data source. Our customers deploy on any application and/or device, and is delivered on premise, in the cloud, or via hybrid model. As a Microsoft Gold ISV Partner and a strong heritage in Microsoft MDS, Profisee provides a wide breadth of leadership from master data management, business intelligence and enterprise software firms, Profisee’s proven Total Cost of Ownership model is allowing its customers to more quickly innovate and accelerate their digital transformation.
About ParkerGale Capital
ParkerGale Capital was founded in 2015 to invest in small tech and tech-enabled services companies. ParkerGale was built to meet the needs of small technologies and the teams who run them by bringing capital and talented resources to the table. Based in Chicago, IL, ParkerGale takes control positions in businesses across North America. For more information, please visit www.parkergale.com.