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Perforce Expands Executive Team with Software Veterans in Finance, Marketing and International Leadership

Version Management and Collaboration Provider Strengthens Executive Team with Mark Ties, Colleen Kulhanek and Konrad Litwin

Wokingham, UK. (March 29, 2016) – Perforce Software today announced it has strengthened its executive leadership team with the hiring of Mark Ties as chief financial officer, Colleen Kulhanek as vice president of marketing and Konrad Litwin as managing director, international.

  • Mark Ties has served more than 17 years in CFO and COO roles for public and private equity-backed technology companies. He brings 28 years of experience in accounting, finance, operations and mergers and acquisitions to the role, including positions at Arcserve, HelpSystems LLC and XRS Corporation.
  • Colleen Kulhanek brings over 25 years of experience in marketing leadership roles at both early-stage and more established companies in the IT systems management, security and networking industries. Her responsibilities have encompassed global, corporate and product marketing for a variety of companies, including Calabrio, HelpSystems LLC, Shavlik Technologies and SafeNet.
  • Konrad Litwin has 20 years of experience in managing start-ups, distributors and software suppliers around the world. Prior to joining Perforce, he served as commercial director for Spend360 and has held multiple leadership positions at companies including Upstream247, HelpSystems LLC, eveLogic Ltd and Pacific Associates.

“Mark, Colleen and Konrad have all defined their careers by building and growing high-performing teams in their practices,” said Janet Dryer, CEO of Perforce Software. “Their varied backgrounds in the technology industry speak to an ability to meet customer demands while cultivating international growth. After working with all three at HelpSystems, I am confident in their leadership abilities and look forward to their valuable contributions at Perforce.”

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Perforce Software helps companies build complex products more collaboratively and securely. Its highly scalable source code management (SCM) and collaboration platform, Perforce Helix, enables global teams to collaborate on any type or size of file. It supports both centralised and distributed (DVCS) workflows while safeguarding intellectual property with advanced behavioral analytics. Perforce is trusted by the world’s most innovative brands, including adidas, Samsung, NVIDIA, Intuit, Pixar, Salesforce, EA, Ubisoft and VMware. The company is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, with offices in California, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia, and sales partners around the globe. For more information, please visit

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