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Susan Heystee

Susan Heystee

Vice President, General Manager: Global Strategic Alliances, Novell

Susan Heystee serves as Vice President, General Manager, Global Strategic Alliances. She is responsible for driving Novell’s strategic objectives to establish major partnership ecosystems on which to build Novell’s market relevance and growth businesses. This encompasses strategic global partnerships with leading companies such as; Accenture, Dell, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, SAP as well as Intel and AMD. Ms. Heystee is a member of Novell’s Worldwide Executive Leadership.

Ms. Heystee also served as President of Novell Americas where she was responsible for the Novell’s business as well as transformational initiatives to orient Novell’s business for growth. Joining Novell in March, 2004, Ms Heystee served as vice president and area general manager for the Midwest Area, Novell Americas, being responsible for Novell’s business in the largest area within the Americas.

Prior to joining Novell, Ms. Heystee was vice president global channels at SSA Global, where she was responsible for leading the global channels business, driving the software license and maintenance revenue growth. Ms. Heystee also served as executive vice president worldwide sales & delivery at Baan, being responsible for leading the worldwide sales and services business.

Ms. Heystee graduated with honors from the University of Waterloo, earning a degree in mathematics with business administration.


Location: Independence Ballroom DE Level:
Susie Adams (Microsoft Corporation), Susan Heystee (Global Strategic Alliances, Novell), Bryan Kirschner (Greenberg Quinlan Rosner)
Join Bryan Kirschner, Vice President for Corporate Strategies at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, Susan Heystee, Vice President, General Manager, Global Strategic Alliances at Novell, and Susie Adams, Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft Federal’s Civilian business in a lively discussion about an enterprise approach to Gov 2.0. Read more.
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