Brian Nunes, formerly head of marketing for SWK Technologies, has taken a job with MicroAccounting. Nunes' job change comes as Livingston, N.J.-based SWK is in a state of flux following the departure of CEO Jeff Roth in May. Nunes had served as SWKs VP of marketing, channel, and strategic alliances from June 2015.
Jamie Sutherland, who spearheaded Xero's entry into the United States, has left the company. Since July, Sutherland has been an entrepreneur-in-residence at Norwest Venture Partners, which is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif. Sutherland was president of Xero U.S. from November 2011 through March 2015.
Edison, N.J.-based Avaap cleaned up with Infor taking three channel awards from the software manufacturer. Avaap, which provides Lawson consulting services, won the FY16 Partner of the Year Net New Business Award, and Cloud Partner Award honors. It also provides consulting and implementation services for Infor CloudSuite Retail.
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SWK Technologies had a lackluster first quarter for 2016. But for the second quarter ended June 30, the Livingston, N.J.-based reseller reversed the drop in product revenue from the March quarter and significantly boosted operating and net income. The numbers were reported this week by SilverSun Technologies, the public company whose only operation is SWK.