Savigent Software Hires Ben Nielsen as Vice President of Product Development

Savigent Software has announced that Ben Nielsen is joining the company as Vice President of Product Development. In this role Nielsen will be responsible for leading the development and expansion of new technology solutions for the Savigent suite of products. He will also provide leadership and strategic vision to meet the accelerated business demands of the rapidly changing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) environment.

Nielsen has an extensive background in business technology, working with companies in a variety of industries to take high-technology products from conceptualization through development to release. He has worked on a vast variety of projects including hardware and software solution development, Internet infrastructures, eCommerce solutions, integrations utilizing enterprise application integration (EAI) strategies and business process optimization — creating solutions for some of the most common issues faced by companies today.

“Ben is a highly technical and visionary leader with a proven track record of developing and delivering market and customer desired technology solutions,” says David Wicker, President and CEO of Savigent Software. “His specific expertise and leadership will help propel growth for both Savigent Software and our customers.”

Nielsen recently left Edgile where he was the National Healthcare Practice Leader. He has also held positions at UnitedHealth Group, Wireless Ronin Technologies, PeopleNet and GE Capital. Nielsen earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Iowa State University, and is the author of several approved and pending patents.

“I am looking forward to the opportunity to contribute to the exciting innovations being developed by Savigent’s software engineers,” says Nielsen. “I believe that in this high-energy, fast-paced, focused environment, team-based delivery is key and competition and empowerment will drive us to reach new levels for our customers.”

About Savigent Software

Savigent Software is a leading provider of event-driven manufacturing operations management software. The company has served manufacturers in a variety of industries including automotive, semiconductor, contract manufacturing, industrial, specialty chemical, food and beverage, energy, consumer packaged goods, plastics and glass, and aerospace and defense. Customers served by Savigent Software are seeking increased efficiencies, agile control of manufacturing assets, and improved process control and product quality. The company also serves OEMs and independent software vendors by providing value-added software solutions for their products. Its Savigent suite of products provides solutions for workflow automation, manufacturing intelligence and systems integration. For more information, visit






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