Brad Stevens, a former executive with Infor and Datastream Systems, is the new vice president of marketing and strategy at SciQuest.

SciQuest provides on-demand supply management and procurement solutions.

Stevens was senior vice president of global operations at Datastream, which is now part of Infor.

"Brad has proven ability to optimize business operations and to develop and execute high-impact strategic marketing plans," said SciQuest President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen Wiehe. "Brad’s experience will be invaluable as we expand our customer base within the global life science and higher education markets."

Before working at Datstreams, Stevens was senior vice president and general manager at NxView Technologies. He also has worked at IBM, including a stint as director of strategy and market planning for IBM’s Web site. He earned an undergraduate degree in economics and an MBA at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.