SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- Mar 15, 2013 -- Hard Dollar, the creator and leader of project cost management (PCM) software for capital-intensive projects, has hired Gary Lane as vice president of sales and distribution. The company anticipates tremendous growth in the global construction, mining, oil & gas, and other capital project industries in the year ahead. Lane, an experienced sales executive in the enterprise engineering software industry, was brought in to expand Hard Dollar's reach in global markets.
"Lane's expertise and previous success made him an obvious choice for this vital role," said Hard Dollar CEO, Doug Nicholas. "We're thrilled to add someone so talented to our executive team. I expect he'll help take Hard Dollar to the top of our market with our innovation in cloud-based software solutions."
As the vice president of sales and distribution, Lane will focus on increasing channel sales in North America and internationally. Lane is a dynamic sales management strategist with over two decades of sales achievement. He has spent the majority of his career with Autodesk, where he led its key account group in the western US selling to the AEC markets. He was also instrumental in the success of Autodesk's global subscription sales group and integrated its vertical sales channel.
Lane goes on to add, "Hard Dollar is undeniably one of the most progressive and strong companies in the industry. Growth over the past four years has averaged 32 percent, and I believe we're just at the beginning of a very steep trajectory based on customer and channel demand. I'm excited to come in at this time when such immense opportunity is before us."
Lane will help drive adoption for Hard Dollar's move into the market of cloud-based software for capital projects. Most recently, Hard Dollar released Lasso Project Intelligence. This unique platform gives users the ability to connect virtually with any data source including estimating, scheduling, design, project execution, field collection, and ERP solutions. Lasso Project Intelligence provides owners and contractors with a secure and easy way to share one version of the truth for project cost management. Lasso's cloud based platform makes collaboration, deployment and time to value nearly instant and straightforward enough for CEOs to use it.
About Hard Dollar
Hard Dollar is the leading provider of project cost management (PCM) solutions. Founded in 1989, Hard Dollar delivers project cost management software worldwide within the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, and utility industries. Hard Dollar software helps manage cost estimating, budgets, changes, and forecasts throughout the entire project lifecycle.