Issue 9 2023

Veteran finance executive brings 20 years of experience as CFO and financial executive to Deltek Deltek, the leading global provider of software and solutions for project-based businesses, announced today that it has appointed Dean Tilsley as its Chief Financial Officer. In this position, Dean oversees the financial management of the company and will report directly to Mike Corkery, Deltek’s President and CEO. As CFO, Dean will support continued growth across Deltek’s portfolio of solutions and play a pivotal role in driving financial strategy, optimizing operational efficiency, and supporting the company’s continued growth and success. Dean most recently served as the CFO for Renaissance Learning, the leading global SaaS and learning analytics company providing cloudbased assessment, reading and math solutions for pre-K-12 schools and districts. Previously, he was the CFO for the Software and Media Solutions Group of Cox Automotive, where he consolidated leading online auto sales brands into a high growth, high margin business. Prior to that, he served in leadership roles at NASDAQ, Reuters and at Associated Press Television. Dean earned his MBA from Imperial College in London and has a bachelor’s degree with Honors in Economics from the University of Otago in his native New Zealand. “I am thrilled to announce that Dean Tilsley has joined the Deltek Executive team to lead our global finance organization,” said Mike Corkery, President and CEO of Deltek. “Dean is a very collaborative and resultsfocused leader. I am confident he will contribute to our culture and results by driving continuous improvements to help us meet our future strategic, financial and operational goals. His proven success delivering new business initiatives and leading the integration of large global acquisitions make him a great asset to our team.” “I’m very excited to join Deltek to continue building on the incredible work they’ve done over the years,” said Dean Tilsley, Deltek’s SVP and CFO. “I’m looking forward to working with the incredibly talented Deltek team to drive our business operations and strategy forward and support growth, while continuing to deliver best-in-class service to our customers around the world.” Deltek Appoints Dean Tilsley as Chief Financial Officer Azentio Software, a Singaporebasedsoftwareproductscompany owned by funds advised by Apax, is delighted to announce the appointment of Sanjay Singh as its new Chief Executive Officer. This strategic move marks Azentio’s preparation for its next growth phase led by Sanjay, a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in high-growth software businesses globally. “I’m honored to be named CEO of Azentio,” said Sanjay Singh, the company’s new CEO. “I’ve been impressed by Azentio’s advanced software products, dedication to innovation, domain expertise and insights of local markets. I anticipate building upon these strengths to deliver exceptional solutions to our clients.” Sanjay further added, “Azentio holds a unique position as the sole end-to-end software company specializing in the BFSI sector across Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. Among industry players, Azentio stands out for its wide customer reach, market-leading products, and exceptional talent. I’m thrilled to guide Azentio towards achieving our ambitious vision of becoming the leading provider of BFSI software in APAC and MEA.” With a proven track record of scaling and adding value to software companies, Sanjay is a recognized operator in the field. Roy Mackenzie, Partner at Apax, shared his enthusiasm, stating, “We are excited to welcome Sanjay who brings a wealth of experience in building world-class software businesses in the region, aligning with our collective vision.” Drawing upon 25 years of customer-centric leadership in global software and security enterprises, Sanjay’s expertise encompasses program development that drives revenue and expansion. In his recent role as Chief Revenue Officer at Datto - a renowned provider of cloud-based software and security solutions - Sanjay led Datto’s go-to-market strategy, culminating in the company’s IPO and its eventual acquisition by Kaseya in June 2022. Prior to his tenure at Datto, Sanjay spent nearly 18 years at Akamai Technologies, building and overseeing various go-to-market functions across the globe. Sanjay will immediately assume the CEO role. Tony Kinnear will continue in his role as a Board member of Azentio, while David Hamilton will step into the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors of Azentio.