NewsGator brings Baker to Sydney as senior sales exec

Joins vendor’s A/NZ operations after three years with the company in the US
NewsGator Technologies Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) senior sales executive, Steven Baker.

NewsGator Technologies Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) senior sales executive, Steven Baker.

Enterprise social networking software vendor, NewsGator Technologies, has promoted Steven Baker to the role of Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) senior sales executive.

NewsGator, founded in 2004, is based in the US, with offices in Quebec, Amsterdam, London, and Sydney among other locations. The vendor utilises the Microsoft ecosystem to help transform how customers consume information with RSS.

NewsGator’s A/NZ customers include Coca Cola, NIB, NPS, Simplot, Sanitarium, Stockland, AMP, and the Bank of New Zealand.

Based in Sydney, Baker will be responsible for business development and customer account management to address product demand in both the public and private sectors across the region.

“Steven’s move to Sydney… comes at a time of transformational growth for the company in this region,” NewsGator Asia-Pacific (APAC) business development director, Cuneyt Uysal, said. “How experience and track record in driving sales success is an essential element of our strategy for the region and we are delighted he has taken up this opportunity to expand our business and market presence.”

Baker joined NewsGator in 2009 and has worked in the US since. He spent the last three years driving sales within medium-sized business organisations in the country’s mid-west.

Prior to this, he was senior sales consultant within the Microsoft practice at Attain Technologies in Denver, US. His career has also seen him in senior sales consulting and regional account management positions at Camisa Technologies and ESS, as well as account executive position at Active Education, C2 Media, and Digital Commerce Corporation.