Chicago October 2, 2001 Mohan Sawhney is joining the Advisory Board of Fieldglass, Inc., a human capital management (HCM) software technology and services company that offers an enterprise-wide, Web-based solution for contract labor management.
Recently named as one of the 25 most influential people in e-business by Business Week, Sawhney is the McCormick Tribune Professor of Electronic Commerce and Technology and the Director of the Center for Research in Technology, Innovation and E-Commerce at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. A globally recognized author, speaker, teacher and consultant in e-business strategy and technology marketing, he is the co-author of two recent books: The Seven Steps to Nirvana: Strategic Insights into eBusiness Transformation, and Techventure: New Rules for Value and Profit from Silicon Valley.
Fieldglass is the type of company I believe will do well in these difficult economic conditions, said Sawhney is a statement released this week. They tackle a real problem using sophisticated software and a deep understanding of their domain. This combination of transaction processing and workflow applied to the human-services space is delivering quantifiable returns. Fieldglass is an excellent example of the next generation of collaborative commerce applications.
Fieldglass expects to benefit greatly from the unique insights and inter-disciplinary perspective that Professor Sawhney has to offer, said Fieldglass CEO and co-founder Jai Shekhawat. We are extremely fortunate to have someone of his stature engaged in helping us build this company.