Stephen Leicht, a territory manager for IBM in its global midmarket segment, has joined the board of advisors for iAdvantage Software.

iAdvantage provides software solutions for managing development and pre-clinical life science studies.

“Steve brings a wealth of industry experience and knowledge to our board,” said Fate Thompson, chief executive officer of iAdvantage. “He has an acute understanding of our life science market and its demands, and his counsel will be of great benefit as iAdvantage continues to grow.”

Leicht is the former chairman and CEO of International Telecommunications Distributors. He sold the firm in 2001.