UAE Region Attracts Top International Tech Talent: Ex Evernote Group Director, Heather Wilde

Beneple, the free cloud based HR technology platform for SME businesses, today announced the appointment of Heather Wilde, Ex Group Director of Evernote, the cross platform productivity app, to their team as Chief Technology Officer. With her wealth of business knowledge and years of entrepreneurial success, she will  spearhead the innovation and further development of the company’s robust technology platform.

Already recognized internationally as one of the leading minds within the technology space, this is Wilde’s first foray into the GCC region. Wilde explains “I’m thrilled to be joining Beneple as their Chief Technology Officer. The UAE has shown unprecedented innovation in recent years and has firmly established itself as a technology hub. One of the lessons I’ve learned in my 20 years of Technology sector experience is that you need to continuously innovate to be a leader in your field, and Beneple has proven that they have the team, drive and experience to do just that.”

Wilde is a multiple award winning 6-time CTO and 5X certified Executive Coach, Speaker, Author, Nonprofit Director and University Board Chair with over twenty years’ experience working with Governments and economic development projects.

– She joined NASA at the age of 15

– is a member of Mensa International

– boasts helping Evernote grow from 5,000 users to over 100 million

Danielle Suchley, Managing Director of Beneple is delighted with the new appointment: ‘Bringing Heather on board is an integral step in the ongoing development of Beneple as the primary HR software platform for SMEs in the UAE. I believe Heather’s appointment is not only a huge win for us, but also a real feather in the UAE’s cap that such an internationally renowned individual has chosen this region as her next posting. We’re very excited for the future and how Heather’s wealth of knowledge can help us to further expand and develop the Beneple platform, and are particularly excited to see how this will affect the growing SME space.”

Set up in 2015, Beneple caters directly to the GCC market, taking into account the unique HR challenges such as tracking of Emirates ID’s visas, passports and much more. Beneple helps entrepreneurs, office administrators and HR managers save time by helping to automate the everyday tasks and give time back to the tasks of growing their business.

Press Contacts:
Katy Edgar, +971 55 8719441 k.edgar@blueskythinkinggroup.com

About Beneple:
Beneple, part of the Blue Sky Thinking Group is a free HR technology platform for small and medium businesses within the United Arab Emirates and beyond.

About the Blue Sky Thinking Group:
The Blue Sky Thinking Group is a Dubai-based management group that owns and operates a portfolio of four brands including Beneple – a free HR software platform; Safe Hands UAE – a certified first aid training company; Finsbury Associates Corporate – a corporate insurance broker and Finsbury Associates Personal – a wealth management company. The group protects and grows the things and people we care most about.

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