Charles Irek, a veteran technology executive, is joining SciQuest (Nasdaq: SQI) as its vice president of technology.
Irek’s most recent position was chief technology officer and vice president of software engineering at Diagnosoft. Earlier in his career he worked for IBM and GlaxoSmithKline.
At SciQuest, which focuses on e-procurement services, Irek will be responsible for development and infrastructure resources. SciQuest operates on a software-as-a-service model.
“Charles brings a highly successful track record in software development to direct the SciQuest technology team,” said Stephen Wiehe, SciQuest’s chief executive officer. “Charles’ extensive experience leading software development organizations and his entrepreneurial background make him the ideal choice for leading the development of innovative products that help support the overall success of our customers.”