Boomi appointed a former Citrix executive as president and CFO, and a former SAP executive as CMO

  • Following the recent appointment of Steve Lucas as CEO, Boomi joins an experienced leadership team with the addition of Arlen Shankman, former executive vice president and CFO of Citrix, and Alison Biggan, former president of Enterprise Marketing at SAP.

CHESTERBROOK, PA, February 01, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Boomi, the leader in intelligent connectivity and automation, today announced the appointment of former Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Citrix, Arlen Schenkman, as President and CFO, and Alison Biggan, former SAP corporate marketing president, as Chief Marketing Officer. did (CMO).

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After recently appointing Steve Lucas as CEO, Boomi adds former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Citrix Arlen Shankman and former SAP President of Enterprise Marketing Alison Bigga to its stellar executive leadership team (Graphic: Business Wire)

“Boomi believes that building and maintaining relationships is fundamental not only to business, but to humanity,” said Steve Lucas, CEO of Boomi. “Arlen and Alison’s extraordinary journeys as enterprise software leaders at some of the industry’s most trusted brands—combined with our unique platform and innovation—will propel Boomi to unprecedented heights as we continue our mission to connect everyone, for everything, everywhere.”

Arlen Shenkman, President and CFO

Arlen Shenkman is a global technology executive with more than 25 years of experience leading high-growth companies, managing financial and capital management strategies and business development, incubating new business models, and overseeing investments, mergers and acquisitions in multi-billion dollar public software companies. . He was previously EVP and CFO at Citrix Systems, Inc., and prior to that was EVP and Global Head of Business Development and Ecosystems at SAP, CFO of SAP North America (SAP’s largest business unit), and global head of business development worked in a number of leadership positions, including . He was one of the key architects of SAP’s rapid transformation into a cloud computing company.

Mr. Shenkman holds a JD from the University of Miami School of Law, an MBA from Temple University’s Fox School of Business, and a BA in Political Science from George Washington University. He also completed a corporate finance program at the London Business School. He sits on the boards of Commvault [NASDAQ : CVLT] and AspenTech [NASDAQ : AZPN] and is a member of the board of trustees of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Alison Biggan, CMO

With over 20 years of experience leading high-performing enterprise software teams, Ms. Biggan brings a wealth of experience in delivering superior marketing services. Most recently, Ms. Biggan served as President of Corporate Marketing at SAP, where she led SAP’s digital, brand, events, customer and partner marketing teams for the entire SAP portfolio. Previously, he led product and field marketing, served as COO in the global marketing organization, and was integral to SAP’s cloud transformation. A recognized leader, Ms. Biggan joined SAP during its acquisition of Business Objects. Prior to joining SAP, he held senior marketing roles at Crystal Decisions, Business Objects and Sophos. Ms. Biggan studied at the University of British Columbia and holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma in Marketing Communications from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

These two executive appointments follow the appointment of Steve Lucas as CEO. After his time at iCIMS, Mr. Lucas joined Boomi, where he brought over 27 years of experience leading and managing some of the world’s most innovative software companies. He has held leadership positions at Adobe, Marketo, SAP and Salesforce.

Considered a leader in the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) category, Boomi is complimented by a growing community of over 100,000 members and one of the largest networks of international system integrators (GSIs) in the iPaaS space. The company has a global network of approximately 800 partners, including Accenture, Deloitte, SAP and Snowflake; and works with leading hyperscale cloud service providers, including Amazon Web Services, Google, and Microsoft, among others.

Recently recognized as one of America’s most innovative and fastest growing technology companies by Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ and Inc. Dubbed 5000, Boomi was recently named to Nucleus Research’s “Hot Companies to Watch in 2023” list. The company has also won two Stevie® Awards for Company of the Year and Product Innovation. ; With the Gold Globee® Award in the “Platform as a Service” (PaaS) category; with the Technology Award in the Cloud Services category; In 2022, it was awarded the Stratus Award as a Global Leader in Cloud Computing and received a prestigious 5-star rating in the CRN Partner Program Guide, the definitive list of the most important programs of leading technology providers offering flexible innovative products and services through computing. network. Boomi has also won numerous awards to position itself as an employer of choice, including inclusion on Inc.’s Best Places to Work list. Journal.

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About Boomi

Boomi aims to make the world a better place by connecting everyone, for everything, everywhere. A pioneer of cloud-based integration platforms as a service (iPaaS) and one of the world’s leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers today, Boomi has the largest customer base among vendors. integration platforms and a global network of nearly 800 partners, including Accenture, Capgemini, Deloitte, SAP and Snowflake. Global organizations turn to Boomi’s award-winning platform to discover, manage and manage data while connecting programs, processes and people to achieve better, faster results. For more information, visit

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Kristen Walker
Global Institutional Communication

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