Eric Meerschaert
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Eric is a Managing Director of Exedient LLC, focused on accelerating profitable revenue growth for portfolio companies and clients.Previously, Eric was President of Click Commerce where he led four separate operating groups providing eCommerce software solutions, clinical research administrative solutions, service management solutions and outsourced labor management solutions.  Click Commerce was a division of ITW, and Eric played a critical role in preparing the company for and successfully leading the company through its sale to a private equity firm.

Prior to joining Click Commerce, Eric held a variety of executive leadership roles in software companies.  Eric was SVP of Global Marketing for Sterling Commerce.  At Sterling Commerce, Eric rebuilt the marketing organization and accelerated marketing results dramatically while integrating 3 new acquisitions.  Eric also held leadership positions at JD Edwards and Optika software companies. The earlier part of Eric’s career was spent at Arthur Anderson’s Management Information Consulting Division (now Accenture) and McKinsey & Co. driving corporate change and bottom line results for Global 1000 companies.  Eric helped his clients achieve operational excellence across insurance, banking, manufacturing, information technology, pharmaceuticals and high-tech manufacturing.  A majority of Eric’s consulting expertise is focused on optimizing customer-facing processes, but he also brings expertise in regulatory filing and supply chain management.

Eric holds a Bachelors of Business in Management Information Systems with a minor in Operations Research from Drake University.


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