Chief Sales & Solutions Officer
Bill Forsyth, Tribridge's Chief Sales & Solutions Officer, is a seasoned executive with more than 35 years of experience in sales, consulting and corporate leadership in technology companies. Bill and his team, which includes sales, marketing, alliances, Industry Solutions and IP development, are responsible for accelerating development, sales, marketing and project delivery for Tribridge solutions.
Prior to joining Tribridge, Bill served as Sr. Director of Channels and Partners at Progress Software, a publicly traded software company transitioning from legacy on-premise software products to cloud-based solutions. To support this transition, he helped establish a Systems Integrator partner channel and a Services Provider partner channel in the Americas.
Before Progress Software, Bill was VP of Sales at RDA Corporation, a large Microsoft partner focused on delivering custom application development, BI and SharePoint solutions to customers in the U.S. Prior to that he served as President of I.B.I.S., a Microsoft partner that sells Dynamics AX, GP and CRM, and the implementation and support services associated with these solutions. Bill helped the leadership team at I.B.I.S. make changes that spurred revenue growth with sales growing 80% in his 2.5 years there.
Prior to that, Bill spent 12 years at Microsoft in various leadership roles, including seven years as General Manager of the Small and Mid-market Solutions and Partners (SMS&P) group for the Greater Southeast Area. In this role he was responsible for over $300M in revenue and for building and supporting the partner channel. He also held several other leadership positions during his tenure at Microsoft.
Bill's career has also spanned global technology companies such as Oracle, Info Systems (a large IBM reseller) and Ernst & Young. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.