AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spiceworks, the professional network for IT, today announced the hiring of Manish Dixit as its new Senior Vice President of Products and Engineering. In his role, Manish will oversee the continued development of the Spiceworks platform including new, personalized experiences that connect everyone who works in IT with the resources they need to get better at what they do, every day.
At SpiceWorld 2017, the company detailed the steps it’s taking to achieve its vision of simplifying the workday for IT professionals and technology marketers alike. In his role, Manish will focus on creating new experiences that help IT professionals connect with tech experts and content, learn new IT skills, research products and services to buy, and manage their IT environment. Simultaneously, he’ll focus on how the Spiceworks suite of solutions enable technology brands to drive better business outcomes and growth as they engage with IT professionals in more meaningful ways.
“We’re focused on helping everyone in the $3 trillion IT industry do their jobs, and Manish’s role in bringing new, personalized experiences to life is core to providing value to both IT professionals and technology marketers,” said Jay Hallberg, CEO and co-founder of Spiceworks. “Manish has a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have him lead our talented Spiceworks team.”
Prior to joining Spiceworks, Manish held executive product and engineering roles at Dice where he oversaw the experiences created to help technology professionals progress in their careers. Before joining Dice, Manish served in engineering leadership roles at Oracle, Sun Microsystems, and Pixo.
“The opportunity to immediately impact how millions of IT professionals and thousands of technology marketers connect with one another and do their jobs presented an incredibly unique opportunity,” said Manish Dixit. “I’m excited to join such a talented team to help create a destination everyone in IT can get value from every day.”
Spiceworks is the professional network millions of IT professionals use to connect with one another and thousands of technology brands. The company simplifies how IT professionals in the $3 trillion IT industry discover, buy, and manage technology products and services each year. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Spiceworks is backed by Adams Street Partners, Austin Ventures, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), Goldman Sachs, Shasta Ventures and Tenaya Capital. For more information, visit http://www.spiceworks.com.