A successful entrepreneur and early signer of the Agile Manifesto, Jorg Janke founded Accorto in 1999 with Kathy Pink innovating agile model driven business applications. With nearly 3 decades of industry and technology expertise, combined with a proven track record as an entrepreneur, Janke has quickly positioned Accorto as a leading provider of model driven business solutions.
Jorg created Compiere, the premier provider of Open Source ERP/CRM solution. Under Janke’s leadership, Compiere grew to become an industry leader with more than 1.3 million downloads of its application and hundreds of customers and partners worldwide. Compiere is now an independent company.
Prior to Accorto, Jorg was Director Enterprise Systems in Oracle’s Application Development Division (Redwood Shores, CA) and Manager Business Applications at the European HQ of Unisys (London).
An established business leader and co-founder of Accorto, Kathy Pink brings to the management team more than 20 years experience in project management, business analysis, quality assurance, support, training and documentation. Since starting Accorto, Pink has been able to successfully leverage her business and technology experience to facilitate development and implementation of the company’s core product offerings.
Kathy was a leading force for Compiere. Her demonstrated business acumen, ERP knowledge and technology expertise helped solidify Compiere’s profitability and its leadership position in the market.
Previously, Pink has held positions with Dun and Bradstreet Software and The Dodge Group.
Pink earned a BA in Business Administration and Management from Boston University. She also is a Certified Agile Scrum Product Owner and Sales Force Administrator.
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