TROY – Robin Saitz has been named Chief Marketing Officer for Plex Systems, which develops cloud-based ERP and MES for manufacturing. Saitz most recently served as CMO of cyber security solutions provider Avecto.

“We are thrilled to welcome Robin to the team and to benefit from her deep experience marketing global technology brands,” said Bill Berutti, Plex Systems CEO. “Her manufacturing background and passion for making leading businesses successful uniquely allows Robin to understand the needs of the market. She is the ideal fit for Plex’s ongoing growth and success.”

Prior to Avecto, she held the role of CMO at sales enablement software company Brainshark. Saitz also spent 25 years at PTC, most recently serving as senior vice president of global marketing and operations, overseeing its lead-to-revenue initiative and driving alignment between marketing and sales.

“Plex is on the leading edge of manufacturing innovation,” said Saitz. “By providing mission critical systems in the cloud to hundreds of manufacturers around the world, Plex is well-positioned to take advantage of the explosive growth delivered through Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things. It’s an exciting time to join the team.”

Robin Saitz

Saitz’s leadership experience extends beyond her roles at business technology companies. Saitz was the executive sponsor for PTC’s strategic partnership with FIRST®, has received an Alumni Award for Science and Innovation for her work in Newton Public Schools and was recognized as a 100 Women Leaders in STEM by STEMconnector. She has also served as a frequent guest lecturer at the Tufts University Gordon Institute’s Entrepreneurship Center.

“Robin is an accomplished business-to-business technology leader who understands the manufacturing community from end to end,” said Petri Oksanen, partner at Francisco Partners and Plex Systems lead board director. “Her experience makes her a great fit for Plex and for the entire Plex ecosystem. She will be a true catalyst for future growth.”

Saitz earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in engineering and computer, coordinated with engineering from Trinity College. She holds a Master of Science Degree in engineering management from Northeastern University.

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