Why Visier

‹ Return to company news

People Analytics Leader Visier Appoints Jesse Sims as Vice President of Strategic Alliances

Vancouver, BC and San Jose, CA |

Former Senior Vice President of Business Development at Vision Critical joins Visier to lead the creation of strategic alliances to support its rapidly growing customer base

Visier, the recognized leader in people analytics and planning, today announced the appointment of Jesse Sims as the company’s Vice President of Strategic Alliances. Jesse takes on this leadership role as Visier continues its expansion into new markets and deepens its impact with leading enterprise organizations.


“Building a vibrant partner network to support our growing customer base is a key component of our commitment to help our customers improve their business results through better management of talent,” said John Schwarz, Visier CEO and Founder. “In his role as Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Jesse will focus on growing Visier’s global strategic alliances, enabling us to expand into new markets with specialized solutions.”

Jesse brings more than 18 years experience building and scaling partner networks and strategic alliances for public and private companies. He joins Visier from Vision Critical where he led the global growth of the company’s cloud platform with partners. During his tenure at SAP, Jesse grew the Business Objects technology partner program into a multi-million dollar revenue channel and led numerous channel development, global technology partner, and field sales programs, including the Salesforce.com global alliance at Business Objects and the Microsoft global alliance while at Crystal Decisions.


Today’s business environment is more complex than ever before, creating an unmatched opportunity for HR to create value for business. This complexity, coupled with worldwide skilled labor shortages, has made people analytics a top priority for every organization. In his role as Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Jesse is charged with building out an extensive global partner network to assist Visier’s customers to use people analytics to drive business results.


“The use of people analytics is growing rapidly, with organizations looking for the best ways to hire, develop, engage, and retain the right employees to drive better business outcomes. I cannot think of a better time for strategic services and technology organizations to partner with Visier to help customers further optimize their business,” said Jesse Sims, Visier’s Vice President of Strategic Alliances. “Visier has already distinguished itself as an innovator in the people analytics market. It’s a privilege to work with the leadership team as we scale to meet the demand for our solutions.”