Thursday, January 15, 2009

Larry Zagata Joins MiPro Consulting to Lead Upcoming Business Intelligence Service Practice

MiPro Consulting, a specialized provider of PeopleSoft, Workday and Authoria consulting services, today announced the hiring of Larry Zagata to the role of Business Intelligence Practice Director. In his new role, Mr. Zagata will have the primary responsibility of developing and leading MiPro's upcoming Business Intelligence service practice, slated for launch before the end of January.

"We have been preparing for a Business Intelligence practice for several months," said Chris Bishop, President of MiPro Consulting. "We know there's a tremendous need for Business Intelligence in the market. We're excited to bring such a respected thought leader like Larry aboard and look forward to the direction he will bring to our upcoming Business Intelligence service arm."

Prior to joining MiPro, Mr. Zagata served as Practice Director for Business Objects, an SAP company, where he consistently delivered expert-class Business Objects professional services to more than 200 clients. During this time, Mr. Zagata became known within the Business Objects market as a strategic thought leader, client advocate and expert technical resource.

"I'm thrilled to join a company like MiPro that's expanding and winning clients at the rate MiPro is," Zagata said. "The investment MiPro makes in its service arms is astonishing, and they are known as experts in their fields. I'm very excited about what MiPro will be able to do in the Business Intelligence space."

Mr. Zagata has spent over 15 years in senior sales and delivery leadership roles, including management positions with PeopleSoft/Oracle and Business Objects/SAP. Mr. Zagata has a successful track record of selling and successfully implementing for all management levels within mid-market and Fortune 500 companies such as Medtronic, Best Buy, SYSCO Foods, and Phillip Morris. Mr. Zagata brings to MiPro a dedicated focus on practice leadership, implementation excellence, new account development, value selling and strategic delivery/execution planning.

About MiPro Consulting

MiPro Consulting is a leading professional services organization focused on helping its clients achieve maximum value from their PeopleSoft, Workday, and Authoria investments. MiPro's professionals have proven expertise in delivering superior planning and assessment, project management, implementation, upgrade support, data management, and configuration services. Offering exemplary communication and professionalism and focusing on strong teamwork and applying real-world experience, MiPro Consulting's professionals continue to be recognized as leaders in the industry. Since 2005, MiPro has served mid-market to Fortune 100 customers and has become known as a consulting authority on PeopleSoft, Workday, and Authoria implementations. To learn more, visit MiPro's website, its blog or its Twitter feed.

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