As Chief Strategy Officer, Drew oversees Strategic Planning with the Executive Team; Corporate Development to drive the M&A activity to support Qlik’s vision; Strategic Business Development in partnership with system integrator and technology companies; and Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility, which has been a long-term strength at the heart of Qlik culture. Since joining Qlik in 2011, Drew has successfully led numerous strategic initiatives, including the development and launch of Qlik’s cloud product offering, as well as multiple acquisitions.
Before coming to Qlik, Drew was the Integration Executive for mergers & acquisitions for business analytics at IBM. Before that, he was Vice President, North America Field Operations at Cognos Software for IBM, leading North America marketing, business development, channel sales, inside sales, and sales and marketing operations. He had previously held positions as Vice President, Global Marketing Operations at PTC, and was a Senior Director at Siebel Systems in various positions, including product marketing for marketing automation and call center applications, field marketing, investor relations and business development.
Drew has a BS in Environmental Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point and has served as a Captain in the United States Army with the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment. He also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.