Jason was most recently the CEO of Plex Systems, an industry-leading ERP and manufacturing automation solution provider to nearly 600 companies. Plex pioneered cloud solutions for the shop floor, connecting suppliers, machines, people, systems and customers with capabilities that are easy to configure, deliver continuous innovation and reduce IT costs. During his five-year tenure with Plex, the company went through a transformation to a pure cloud company, while delivering strong growth.
Prior to Plex, Jason held a number of executive positions at Taleo, an HR cloud company, during a period of rapid growth, which culminated in a $2.1 billion acquisition by Oracle. Jason also held several executive positions at PeopleSoft after starting his career with PWC’s management consulting practice.
Jason holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and currently sits on the School of Information’s External Advisory Board.
Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that effective May 10, Jason Blessing has been named Chief Executive Officer at Model N, succeeding Founder and interim CEO Zack Rinat. The search was led by Mark Lonergan and Dotty Schaffer.
About Model N
Model N is the leader in revenue management solutions. Driving mission-critical business processes such as configure, price and quote (CPQ), contract and rebate management, business intelligence, and regulatory compliance, Model N solutions transform the revenue lifecycle from a series of disjointed operations into a strategic end-to-end process. With deep industry expertise, Model N supports the complex business needs of the world’s leading brands in pharmaceutical, medical device, high tech, manufacturing and semiconductors across more than 120 countries.
Model N has delivered strong results over the last six quarters, and built momentum in its transition to the SaaS business model. Therefore, Model N is well-positioned for a smooth transition to a permanent CEO for its next chapter. We are thrilled that Jason Blessing is joining Model N as our new CEO. Jason is an experienced CEO with strong leadership skills, deep cloud experience, and the proven track record needed to take Model N to the next level.
I am excited to succeed Zack as CEO because of the tremendous market opportunity in front of Model N. Zack has created a company with strong core values, a differentiated product offering and a blue-chip customer base. These assets are vitally important as we continue to focus on profitable growth and scaling the company.
Jason Blessing is one of the top CEOs in the enterprise SaaS space, with deep expertise in ERP and Supply Chain Management. More than that, Jason is a great leader and an experienced technology CEO.