Wayne Charron serves as VP of Development at GearsCRM. He oversees the internal development teams to ensure best practice coding standards, quality delivery, and case priority management for custom code projects and support. Wayne has over 25 years of experience in the IT and Software development sector as well as 20+ years of experience with developing and managing CRM systems. With a strong business background, he has the ability to translate business requirements and needs into strong technical solutions.
Wayne comes from Skillsoft Corporation where he joined an up-and- coming startup company and helped build them into an industry leading, Cloud-based, eLearning Company. In his 18 years at Skillsoft Wayne established, built, and managed several technology departments including IT, Business Applications, Hosting, and Fulfillment. Using Salesforce as a central system, he helped integrate several major ERP platforms including Oracle PeopleSoft Finance, SAP Business Objects, Apttus CPQ, and several custom .NET applications to provide an automated and streamlined Quote to Fulfillment solution for Skillsoft. In his most recent role at Skillsoft as Director of Business Applications, Wayne managed and was hands-on with a highly customized and complex, 2,500-user Salesforce environment. As part of an acquisition team, he led aggressive development projects to convert and migrate numerous ERP systems and five Salesforce-to- Salesforce migrations for over nine acquisitions to centralize and gain efficiencies with business process and systems.
In his spare time, Wayne enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. You can also find him attempting to play golf (usually unsuccessfully, according to him) and enjoying just being outside. On a nice summer evening he can be found sipping bourbon and relaxing outdoors.