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Former Executive VP and General Manager of Hewlett Packard, Robert Youngjohns, is named as Lead Independent Director on Blueprint's Board

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Nov 26, 2019 9:52:00 AM

Blueprint Software Systems is excited to announce that former Executive Vice President and General Manager of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software, Robert Youngjohns, is being named Lead Independent Director on Blueprint's Board. 

Toronto, Canada.- November 26, 2019—Blueprint Software Systems, Inc. a global leader in digital process automation solutions, announced today that Robert Youngjohns, software luminary, former Executive Vice President and General Manager of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Software, and expert in process automation technologies has been named Lead Independent Director on Blueprint’s Board.

Youngjohns is a veteran of the IT industry, most recently serving in a variety of leadership roles at HP, right up until the transaction to merge with Microfocus, to create one of the world’s largest software companies. Before, HP, he served as president of Microsoft North America. He was president and chief executive officer at Callidus Software, where he initiated the company’s transition from traditional enterprise software to SaaS (Software as a Service). Youngjohns holds a master’s degree with honors in physics and philosophy from Oriel College, Oxford University.

“Robert is a true pioneer and trailblazer in the world of software and I am very excited to welcome him to Blueprint’s board of directors,” said Dan Shimmerman, Blueprint CEO. “As Blueprint continues to help large-enterprise clients drive automation at scale, Robert’s experience will be extremely valuable, and will strengthen the breadth of talent already represented on our Board."

Organizations from across the globe, including Citibank, Metlife, Nike and Bank of America, use Blueprint’s technology.

The Blueprint Enterprise Automation Suite, which includes Process Discovery, Business Process Modeler, Agile Process Modeler, Impact Explorer, Collaboration Hub and Enterprise Reporting and Analytics applications, creates a company-wide repository of clearly defined and optimized digital process models which are dynamically integrated with RPA tools. By providing deep, real-time, company-wide visibility into these processes, companies are able to make better, more informed decisions about how to operate their business and drive efficiency gains inside their organizations.

About Blueprint:

Blueprint Software Systems is a global software company and leading provider of digital process discovery and modeling solutions. Blueprint’s Enterprise Automation Suite helps organizations automate complex, end-to-end business processes, reduce manual work and errors, minimize cost, and ensure regulatory compliance across their digital workforce. Blueprint combines unique process discovery, visual business process modeling, process automation, and analytics – all within a centralized collaboration hub. By doing this, Blueprint empowers organizations to rapidly optimize, transform and scale process automation initiatives across the enterprise, mitigate compliance risk, and maximize business value. Blueprint’s solutions are widely deployed by Fortune 1000 organizations spanning dozens of industries.