Saba Expands Presence in Asia with Opening of Beijing Office…from Saba


Regional Headquarters to Accelerate Growth and Serve Local Customers and Partners in Greater China

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Saba (NASDAQ: SABA), the premier people cloud provider, today announced the opening of its office in Beijing, China.  With 19 million users and 1,400 customers worldwide, including over half of the Fortune 100, Saba is a leader in the corporate learning, performance management and enterprise collaboration solutions areas.  As part of its commitment to the development of the growing Asia market, the Beijing office will serve as the regional headquarters for Saba’s sales, marketing and support efforts throughout Greater China.  The Beijing office will also serve as a strong local hub for Saba partners, including IBM, Hewlett Packard, Dingxun and Tangview, to help them achieve success.   Saba has operated in the China market for several years and customers include global organizations that operate in the region such as Intel, 3M and Smart Technologies as well as local customers including China Telecom, China Education TV, Haier, Sinograin, Shunde Bank and China Aerospace.

Today’s official launch of Saba China will take place at the St. Regis hotel and will be attended by key Saba executives, partners and customers as well as selected local press.  Saba executives Jeff Carr, President of Global Field Operations, Emily He, Vice President of Corporate Planning and Operations, and Olivier Ghezi, Senior Vice President, Global Channels & Alliances, will present Saba’s strategy for China and showcase how Saba’s solutions are helping enterprises increase performance, drive sales velocity and enable an empowered, engaged and collaborative workforce.  Specifically, Saba will be introducing its award-winning Saba People Learning and Saba People Performance management applications as well as its industry-leading enterprise collaboration application Saba Live, and the latest release of the world-class web conferencing solution Saba Centra.  

In addition, Saba partner Dingxun will participate and share the reasons behind why Sinograin chose Saba solutions to help them achieve their organizational objectives.

Supporting Quote

“China is a very significant business opportunity for Saba and by establishing a local office in Beijing, we will be strategically positioned to support our customers and partners as well as maximize growth opportunities in this fast developing market,” stated Bobby Yazdani, chairman and CEO of Saba. “With three offices in Asia, we now have a solid foothold in the region to help our customers and partners increase the performance of their people.”

“At Sinograin, safeguarding food safety is our highest priority and our obligation to the nation.  To ensure our safety standard, we need an enterprise-class learning solution that is functionally-rich, robust, and scalable. We selected Saba because of its leadership position in learning and its commitment to customer success,” added Saba customer Sinograin.

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Matt Lafata, HRchitect


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