New faces at Pulse Software

Catherine Vissiere Sep 16, 2020

Australian-headquartered Business Process Management (BPM) software vendor Pulse Software makes a series of senior appointments reflecting the company’s growth trajectory.

The appointments include IT marketing leader Catherine Vissiere as Chief Growth Officer, Nicolas Souchaud as Business Development Manager and Marketing and Business Development Manager Lucy Dempster.

Catherine Vissiere, previously with Amazon Web Services, joins Pulse Software as Chief Growth Officer

The series of appointments follow the recent transition of co-founder Thomas Rajanayagam to the role of Chief Executive Officer.

“I am thrilled about the new appointments. Having Catherine, Lucy and Nicolas on board reflects our immediate focus on our expansion into new sectors and geographies.”

The new appointments bring strong marketing and sales expertise to support Pulse's growth goals for the coming year

Pulse Software has grown an impressive footprint in local government overtime with 20% of Australian councils now using the Pulse platform for strategic planning, project management, talent management and governance.

Beyond local government, more organisations are experiencing workforce management challenges and regulatory pressures. Business Process Management technology solutions like Pulse's can automate previously manual processes, improve organisation-wide tracking of activities, and simplify reporting.

“We are seeing an increased digitisation of workforce processes in the education, construction, and not for profit sectors. They are looking for efficiencies and productivity improvement to centrally manage staff accreditation, learning and development, and at the same time meet their compliance requirements,” says CEO Thomas Rajanayagam.

Drawing on Technology, Sales and Local Expertise

Catherine Vissiere spent 20 years in various senior marketing roles with global technology vendors such as Microsoft and Amazon Web Services and is focused on activating Pulse’s digital presence and developing the Pulse Software partner channel.

“I’m excited to be joining Pulse Software at this pivotal time in the company’s history. Pulse Software has grown thanks to its impeccable credentials in the local government space.  With a strong leadership team in place, a solid product roadmap and a focus helping customers accelerate their digital transformation, Pulse Software is ready to leapfrog into its next wave of growth. I’m thrilled to be part if this journey,” says newly appointed Chief Growth Officer Catherine Vissiere.

Lucy Dempster is a seasoned digital marketer with extensive local government experience who recently relocated from Western Australia to New South Wales. In 2020, Lucy was nominated for her contribution to digital services within the local government sector under the Business News 40under40 Awards.

Marketing and Business Development Manager Lucy Dempster 

Nicolas Souchaud has held a number of local and international senior sales roles with Schneider Electric, Bluemont and more recently as Sales Director with parking guidance system manufacturer Park Assist. Nicolas will lead Pulse Software sales efforts into new sectors.

Nicolas Souchaud, Pulse new Business Development Manager

About Pulse Software

Pulse Software is an Australian SaaS company that provides a cloud-based integrated suite of Business Process Management software to help organisations and local governments manage a complex workforce, improve operational efficiency, mitigate risk and meet regulatory and compliance requirements.