When Salesforce acquired Steelbrick last year, many in the technology community were a little aghast.
Salesforce was a big investor in Apttus, a company with a similar product focus to Steelbrick. Before the deal, many suggested that Apttus was a Salesforce acquisition target and industry rumors suggests that there were, in fact, acquisition discussions but that Apttus was greedy in its demands.
All of which means that it is stressful times at Apttus headquarters, which makes the news that Nagi Prabhu, the guy who led the product development and management of Apttus’ entire quote-to-cash suite of products, has jumped ship to yet another player in the space, Icertis.
Read more about it here.