- Tanya Cunningham joins as vice president of professional services; brings more than 25 years of project management experience
- Sofia Simaria becomes vice president of science and applications delivery; led Zilliant’s global team of data scientists and application consultants
- Appointments reflect Zilliant’s commitment to the quality of implementation and further acceleration of time to value for customers
Zilliant, the No. 1 software platform for price and revenue optimization and management, today announced the hiring of Tanya Cunningham as vice president of professional services and the promotion of Sofia Simaria to vice president of science and applications delivery.
“I couldn’t be more pleased to have Tanya as Zilliant’s new vice president of professional services and for Sofia to join our leadership team as vice president of science and applications delivery,” said Zilliant CEO Pascal Yammine. “With their combined years of experience and vast accomplishments, Tanya and Sofia will undoubtedly have a tremendous impact in their new roles and highlight our commitment to an outstanding customer experience.”
These hires come as Zilliant further extends its commitment to best-in-class science and customer experience. As an accomplished and integrity-driven professional services leader, Cunningham brings to Zilliant extensive knowledge in leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams across a broad range of business and technology projects.
With more than 25 years of project management experience gained through the successful delivery of projects in large, complex business environments, Cunningham will support Zilliant’s commitment to the quality of implementation and further acceleration of time to value for customers. As a former leader of a professional services team that successfully delivered large, complex software engineering projects globally with 100 team members, Cunningham comes to Zilliant prepped for improved customer service and experience.
“Zilliant represents the standard in helping customers power intelligent commerce, and I’m thrilled to have joined the team,” Cunningham said. “Our values and commitment to service excellence are in alignment, and I’m eager to begin this new chapter with Zilliant.”
Leading the science and applications delivery team, Simaria will ensure Zilliant’s research and development activities, continuous methodology and platform innovation, and close collaboration with the product and engineering teams will continue to increase the value of the software and science provided to customers.
Simaria brings over 20 years of experience in designing and building decision-support tools. She joined Zilliant in 2017 as director of science and was promoted to senior director of IQ platform solutions in early 2022, bringing to the company her expertise in quantitative methods for management and in industrial engineering. At Zilliant, Simaria led the global team of data scientists and application consultants who bring their quantitative or engineering backgrounds –– paired with solid consulting experience –– to deliver outstanding applications. Simaria assisted in empowering Zilliant’s customers to successfully solve their unique pricing and sales challenges.
“I’m thankful for my team’s support and encouragement throughout my time at Zilliant,” Simaria said. “As I’ve worked in various roles at Zilliant, I feel prepared and honored to lead the science & applications delivery team.”
Learn more about Zilliant at https://www.zilliant.com.