Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA, June 16, 2015 – Strategic Information Group (Strategic), a full service provider of enterprise technology, quality and regulatory management solutions, today announced that Scott Gaines has joined the company as Principal Consultant.

Gaines has implemented, managed and trained others on QAD Enterprise Applications for more than 22 years, with a focus on service and support, distribution, manufacturing and customer operations management for life sciences and high tech enterprises. His hands-on experience with QAD spans MFG/PRO 6.4 through QAD 2015EE.

“With his extensive QAD experience and successful track record in life sciences and high tech, Scott is an incredible asset to the Strategic team and to our customers,” said Strategic CEO Doug Novak. “Scott is a seasoned project manager, functionality expert and QAD instructor who brings a unique blend of industry background, QAD knowledge and leadership abilities to our consulting organization.”

Prior to joining Strategic, Gaines served as Director of Field and Technical Services with life sciences company Alcon (a division of the Novartis Group), where he established a startup organization and customer facing processes for the release of two new technologies to the ophthalmic industry. In that role he executed QAD for business-wide functionality, and developed and implemented a Cebos training program used by over 500 staff members. He helped lead the business unit from zero revenue to $300M in under four years. As Director of Commercial Process Implementation for medical device manufacturer TherOx, Inc., Gaines led the company’s QAD implementation and was responsible for operations, global customer support, technical and field support, sales administration, supply chain and manufacturing.

In addition to his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Gaines earned the APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) designation. Gaines is also a certified SixSigma Green belt and has multiple successful implementations with HPMS (High Performance Management Systems) within multiple organizations.

About Strategic Information Group (Strategic)
Strategic helps companies achieve their corporate goals with the application of enterprise technology. We specialize in providing proven solutions for a full range of enterprise applications including ERP, CRM, Regulatory Management and Corporate Performance. Strategic works with start-ups, multinationals and market leaders to implement their systems on time and on budget, helping them maximize the value of their enterprise technology. For more information, call 760-697-1050 or visit