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Geospatial Industry Leaders Sven Bergstrom and Jaime Crawford Join Critigen

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Wednesday, July 9th 2014
| Denver, Colorado

They bring combined expertise in SAP® and GIS solutions to Critigen’s Geospatial Systems Integration Team.

Denver, Colorado: July 9, 2014 – Critigen is pleased to announce the hiring of Sven Bergstrom and Jaime Crawford to lead our Geospatial Systems Integration business as a global leader in spatial solutions and SAP’s authorized geospatial systems integrator, Critigen is making a further commitment to helping our customers realize the business value of ERP and GIS information solutions.

Sven Bergstrom, joins Critigen as Vice President and Global Director of SAP® Sales, dedicated to identifying, driving and closing SAP related geospatial systems integration sales. Sven enjoyed a distinguished career at SAP where he most recently led their cross-business spatial incubation team - responsible for driving spatial applications across such industries as utilities, public sector, oil & gas, and transportation. Sven was also a Solution Manager for SAP’s Utilities business unit and led the development and marketing of IT-enabled business processes improvements to electric, water and gas utilities.

He brings to Critigen an extensive partner and customer network, and a leading-edge view on the intersection of business (ERP) and spatial (GIS) data. Prior to SAP, Sven was a Principal at IDP Investments where he led the evaluation, acquisition and management of venture investments.

Jaime Crawford, will serve as Critigen's Vice President and Director of Geospatial Systems Integration, focused on driving our strategic offerings, sales and delivery of ERP related business. Jaime brings over 15 years of experience in GIS, most recently from PwC where she led their GIS practice responsible for sales and delivery to Power and Utility clients. Jaime has led spatial integration with Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems like SAP and Maximo, and was the spatial solution architect on several multimillion dollar IT business transformation projects for utility clients. In addition to her extensive consulting experience, Jaime excelled as an Esri Account Manager and taught GIS at the University of Washington.

“We are delighted to add Jaime and Sven to our present strong team of professionals. Their skillsets, years of experience, and outstanding reputation throughout the industry complement our current delivery capabilities and enable us to remain the leader in implementing integrating, and enabling geospatial solutions for the business community,” states Jim Eberle, Critigen CEO.

   “Sven and Jaime are both well-known and respected leaders within the SAP and Esri communities. They understand what customers are looking for and have the product and organizational knowledge to conceive and bring them solutions quickly. Their joint arrival is an endorsement of Critigen's market position and will add great value to the already strong partnership between SAP, Esri and Critigen.” Steve Benner, Esri’s SAP Alliance Manager.

About Critigen

Critigen is a full-lifecycle spatial systems integrator driving business performance through spatial IT solutions. With global reach, top-tier partnerships and a full-lifecycle approach, Critigen delivers all components of a geospatial program: data collection, spatial processing, analytics and intelligence, application development, and mobile solution development. Critigen's Spatial Enterprise consulting services tie these technology and process components together with business strategies that maximize the value of geospatial information. SAP DATA + GIS = Spatial Business Intelligence | Critigen


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