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AWeber Names New Vice President of Engineering
Chalfont, Pa. February 10, 2015 – AWeber – Email Marketing is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandeep Chand to the role of Vice President of Engineering. Chand reports to AWeber’s Chief Technology Officer and helps lead the charge to implement the company’s strategic vision for engineering and product development.
Chand’s 20 years of experience–with established businesses and as an entrepreneur–encompasses technology and product development, strategic planning and marketing. Throughout the past two decades, he spent the majority of his career in SaaS-based environments where he built expertise not only in product development, but application development. Year by year, his experience has progressed and been underscored by a knack for strategic goal-setting matched with laser sharp execution.
As AWeber’s Vice President of Engineering, Chand will:
- craft the vision for engineering that aligns with AWeber’s organizational goals and vision
- direct the planning and execution of strategic and tactical projects
- oversee day-to-day operations within the engineering department
- build and support AWeber’s team of remarkable engineers, and coach them to even greater levels of AWesome-ness
“In our search for a new engineering VP, we sought someone with a depth of experience both in hands-on technical skills, as well as leadership, motivation, management and team building capabilities,” said Sean Cohen, Chief Operating Officer at AWeber. “Sandeep’s startup experience and passion for entrepreneurship were an added bonus since much of AWeber’s culture is marked by entrepreneurial spirit.”
“During my interview process, I was quite excited to meet truly passionate engineers who also came across as genuinely nice people to work with,” Chand said. “It was really the talent and AWeber’s culture – creating remarkable experiences for the customers and the engineering leadership – that sealed the deal for me. I’m looking forward to the collaborations and fun in our journey towards product leadership.”AWeber, headquartered in Chalfont, Pa., helps more than 120,000 businesses, entrepreneurs and bloggers increase sales and profits through its suite of web-based email marketing software. The privately held company was founded in 1998. For more information, visit aweber.com, subscribe to the AWeber blog, or follow on Twitter and Facebook.