Lucernex Technologies, a developer of business intelligence software for real estate management and development, announced today that it has promoted Howard Zola to vice president of U.S. sales. In this position, Zola will lead the company’s domestic sales efforts for its suite of Location Performance Management products for the corporate and retail real estate industry.
Zola will be responsible for continuing to grow the overall sales of Lx IWMS, Lucernex’s affordable integrated workplace management system; Lx Contracts, Web-based lease administration and rent accounting from the creator of SLIM; and Lx LseMod, the market leader in site selection and portfolio optimization financial analysis solutions for corporate and commercial real estate. Lucernex’s solutions are currently in use by hundreds of thousands of locations in the global retail, hospitality, engineering and construction industries, as well as hundreds of corporate real estate executives and real estate brokers worldwide.
Zola brings over 20 years of technology and sales experience to the Lucernex team. He served as the vice president of major account sales for Comps.com, the online commercial real estate data provider that is now owned by CoStar Group. He moved on to become the chief operating officer and vice president of sales and marketing at WorkplaceIQ, where he led the effort to acquire the Siteseer lease administration software. Zola also served as principle of his own consulting firm which specialized in supporting the adoption and implementations of technology within the commercial and corporate real estate and facility management industries.
Most recently, he was the vice president of sales and business development at House Party, Inc. before joining Lucernex as a sales associate in November 2009.
“Since joining our team last year, Howard has been an integral part of Lucernex’s recent success as he has previously worked with many of the major players in the commercial real estate market,” said Joe Valeri, president of Lucernex Technologies. “Our main goal in 2010 is to focus on the growth of our new lease administration product, Lx Contracts, and IWMSCloud, our cloud computing delivery of Lx IWMS. Howard possesses all of the necessary capabilities to lead this effort.”
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to expand Lucernex’s sales efforts for Lx IWMS, Lx Contracts and Lx LseMod,” said Zola. “These products are the best in the industry and I intend to continue working with potential customers to prove the value and show them how Lucernex’s suite of products will make them more efficient and profitable.”
About Lucernex Technologies
Founded in 2000, Lucernex Technologies (lucernex.com) provides real estate developers and facility managers with powerful software tools to guide them through the real estate development process. For nearly a decade, Fortune 500 companies in the commercial real estate, hospitality, retail, construction and engineering industries, both in the United States and Europe, have been utilizing Lucernex Technologies software solutions every day to better manage the development lifecycle. As an innovative leader in Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) solutions, Lucernex continues to grow its customer base by applying its Web-based software expertise and real estate development insight to provide advanced tools and services for business.