Ryan Fligg Named Director of Product Management at Windward Studios
February 20, 2015
Boulder, CO – Reporting and document generation software leader Windward Studios has announced the promotion of Ryan Fligg to the position of Director of Product Management.
Fligg’s primary responsibility will be to drive the vision and execution of the Windward product suite as a hands-on manager who interfaces with engineering on critical deliverables. He will drive consumer research, lead competitive environment analysis, and review customer and product metrics to drive engagement and usage.
“Ryan has been a key component in our success, and we’re thrilled to promote him to this new position,” said David Thielen, CEO of Windward.
Some of the many roles Fligg has served at Windward previously include business development analyst, with a main focus on providing insight into industry trends and processes; international accounts executive, where he was responsible for establishing and maintaining accounts in Europe, the Middle East and India; and sales engineer, where he assisted with the development of the Windward reporting engine in both C# and Java. Fligg has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
As Windward’s Director of Product Management, Fligg’s main focus will be on:
- Advocating for the customer’s experience. He will be contacting existing customers to gain insight and ideas from their user experience and integrating these insights into features for future development.
- Ensuring Windward’s leading position in the reporting and document generation market. This will include routinely evaluating the current reporting landscape in regards to competitors and new technologies.
- Assuring the technical clarity and accuracy of product communications to clients, prospects and staff. Along with technically validating and creating marketing material, he will provide simple explanations for product features to the sales team.
- Effectively supporting the education of staff to ensure their effectiveness in their roles. This relates to both historical background as well as technical capabilities to provide a complete picture of where Windward has been and where the company is headed.
“Windward has been a great company to work for, and I’m excited to be putting my knowledge and experience into assisting the company with helping customers improve their reporting and document generation needs,” Fligg said. “I’m looking forward to contributing in my new role.”
About Windward Studios
Windward delivers powerful document generation and reporting software for enterprise or OEM use. Businesses worldwide create custom reports and documents more quickly with data intelligence made easy. Windward has been delighting customers – technical and non – since 2004.
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