SIIA Software & Services Division Announces New Board of Directors

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SIIA Software & Services Division Announces New Board of Directors

Seventeen Execs on New Board to Offer Leadership and Insight on Future of the Software Industry

WASHINGTON (May 19, 2016) – The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal association representing the software and digital content industries, today announced the new members of its Software & Services Division (SSD) Board of Directors. Made up of executives from SIIA member companies, the Board represents the voice of the full-member firms of the SIIA Software Division.

In their role as board members, these executives will come together to provide the software industry with leadership, advocacy and critical market information in the months and years ahead. As representatives of the Software & Services Division member firms, all of the newly elected executives will develop and prioritize the Division’s initiatives and determine the projects, activities and events to be undertaken by SIIA.

Newly elected:

  • Flint Brenton, CollabNet

  • Marc Chiang, Grant Thornton

  • Craig Brenner, Cisco Systems, Inc.

  • Feyzi Fatehi, Corent Technology

  • Brendan McCorkle, CloudMine

  • Lorna Feinmore, Multipub

  • David Hicks, Oracle

  • Robert (Bob) Hiss, Accenture

  • Amede Hungerford, Dell Boomi

  • Brad Mehl, Boundless Markets

  • David Murray, PwC

  • Morris Panner, DiCOM Grid

Returning Board Members:

  • Brian Bell, Ping Identity

  • Dave Egts, Red Hat

  • James Stanton, 451 Group

  • Joe Talley, Deloitte

  • Neil Wainwright, Nexonia

  • Kevin O’Brien, PTC

  • Ron Ranaldi, AppFirst

  • Frits Veltnik, SaaS Energy

“Once again the members of SIIA have selected an outstanding group of influential leaders, with varied perspective to lead the Division,” said Rhianna Collier, Vice President and Managing Director of the SIIA Software & Services Division. “Together we can ensure that SIIA continues to provide valued tools and services to our member organizations. This work can only be achieved through the collective efforts of leaders like these who are committed to advancing the software and services industry.”

About SIIA

is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data and media companies globally. Industry leaders work through SIIA’s divisions to address issues and challenges that impact their industry segments with the goal of driving innovation and growth for the industry and each member company.  This is accomplished through in-person and online business development opportunities, peer networking, corporate education, intellectual property protection and government relations. For more information, visit

About SSD

(the Software & Services Division of SIIA) represents companies that develop the applications, services, infrastructure and tools driving the success of today’s high-tech industry. SSD provides business development opportunities, industry exposure and a forum for members to collaborate and share expertise, best practices, and innovations that build growing and successful businesses. For more information, visit

Rhianna Rhianna Collier is VP for the Software Division at SIIA. Follow the Software team on Twitter at @SIIASoftware.