Boomi appoints Arlen Shenkman as its President and CFO and Alison Biggan as CMO
Boomi, the intelligent connectivity and automation company, has announced the appointment of Arlen Shenkman as its President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Alison Biggan as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).
“Arlen and Alison’s extraordinary track records as enterprise software leaders at some of the most well-recognised brands in the industry — coupled with our unparalleled platform and innovation — will usher Boomi to unprecedented heights as we continue our mission to connect everyone, to everything, anywhere,” said Steve Lucas, CEO at Boomi.
Shenkman is a global technology executive with more than 25 years of experience leading high-growth businesses, driving financial and capital management strategies and business development, incubating new business models, and overseeing investments and mergers and acquisitions at multi-billion dollar public enterprise software companies.
He formerly served as Executive Vice President (EVP) and CFO of Citrix Systems, Inc., and prior to Citrix held multiple executive roles at SAP, including EVP and Global Head of Business Development and Ecosystems, CFO of SAP North America (SAP’s largest business unit), and Global Head of Corporate Development. He was a principal architect of SAP’s rapid transformation into a cloud company.
Shenkman has a JD from the University of Miami School of Law, an MBA from the Fox School of Business at Temple University, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from George Washington University.
He has also completed the London Business School’s Corporate Finance Program. He serves on the Boards of Directors of Commvault and AspenTech and as a director on the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts board of trustees.
With over 20 years of experience leading high-performing teams in enterprise software, Biggan brings an extensive track record of delivering marketing excellence.
Most recently, Biggan served as President, Corporate Marketing at SAP leading SAP's digital, brand, events, customer and partner marketing teams globally across the entire SAP portfolio.
Prior to that, she led Product and Field Marketing, served as the COO of the global marketing organisation, and was an integral part of SAP's cloud transformation.
A proven leader, Biggan joined SAP through the acquisition of Business Objects and prior to SAP, held marketing leadership roles at Crystal Decisions, Business Objects, and Sophos.
Biggan attended the University of British Columbia and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a diploma in Marketing Communications from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
The two executive appointments quickly follow the appointment of Lucas as CEO. Lucas joined Boomi from iCIMS, bringing more than 27 years of experience leading and operating some of the world’s most innovative enterprise software companies. Lucas has held executive roles at Adobe, Marketo, SAP, and Salesforce.