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Beth Hendriks Joins SciQuest as Chief Technology Officer

Former EMC Executive Tapped to Lead Technology for Leader in Spend Management Solutions

Morrisville, NC – WEBWIRE

SciQuest  Inc. (NASDAQ: SQI), a leading provider of cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management, today announced that EMC executive Beth Hendriks will be joining the company as its new chief technology officer. In this role, she will be responsible for enhancing the breadth and depth of the SciQuest Spend Management Suite while accelerating technology and user experience innovation.

Hendriks joins SciQuest from EMC, where she served as senior director of engineering for the $23B global company. At EMC, she was responsible for managing the protection of customer data as well as creating technology roadmaps and delivery plans across multiple products. Her experiences managing globally distributed software engineering organizations also include leadership roles with Dialog Corporation and NetApp, where she was a key collaborator on the strategic vision roadmap that resulted in movement in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant from ‘visionary’ to ‘leader.’

Stephen Wiehe, president and chief executive officer of SciQuest said, “We are excited for Beth to join SciQuest as our CTO. Her depth of experience and proven success in leading successful technology programs makes her a tremendous addition to our business and more importantly for our customers’ on-going success.”

Beth Hendriks stated, “SciQuest has proven SaaS spend management applications and a great customer base across industries. I’m excited to be joining the team as we look to continue developing and expanding the company’s technology capabilities to support on-going success for our customers.”

About SciQuest

SciQuest (NASDAQ:SQI) is one of the leading pure-play providers of cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management – offering deep domain knowledge and a leading, customer-driven portfolio. SciQuest solutions enable greater visibility and compliance organization-wide to help you gain control, optimize efficiencies and reduce spend. These cloud-based solutions are easier to implement and proven to deliver measurable, sustainable value with SciQuest’s high-touch support, analysis and automation. Learn more about our solutions and how we can help your organization turn spending into savings at

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