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Quark Software Inc. Appoints Victor Shepherd as Chief Executive Officer

Accomplished Tech Executive will Lead Quark’s Continued Growth and Innovation in Content Services

Denver, CO - 8/30/2018 - Quark Software, the leader in content services, announced today that tech industry veteran Victor Shepherd has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Shepherd joins Quark as CEO from Quark’s parent company, Parallax Capital Partners, where he serves as an operating partner. In his new role, Shepherd will lead the organic and inorganic growth of Quark’s solutions for content automation, sales enablement, sales asset management, and graphic design software. 

“In my years of driving growth and profitability at a variety of tech companies, I have never been more excited than I am about the opportunity we have at Quark to get to the next level,” said Victor Shepherd, Quark CEO. “When we combine Quark’s existing solutions for content automation and multi-media design with the acquisition of Docurated for SaaS-based sales enablement, we have an incredibly compelling set of solutions for enterprise organizations that need to transform their approach to business-critical content. We will continue to focus on and leverage our SaaS and AI capabilities to capitalize on a Content Services market that is growing exponentially.” 

James Hale, Managing Director of Parallax Capital Partners said, “Victor Shepherd is a perfect fit for Quark where he can call on his vast experience to help expand the company’s market presence and achieve even more operational excellence.”

Raymond Schiavone, former Quark President & CEO, has stepped down to focus on personal priorities. He served as Quark CEO for more than a decade and was instrumental in establishing Quark as a leader in enterprise software.

To learn more about Quark Software, visit www.quark.com.

About Victor Shepherd
Victor Shepherd is an accomplished executive with over three decades of experience driving growth, profitability, and operational success for companies in both emerging and established technology markets. Most recently Shepherd was CEO for Fox Technologies, a leader in Privileged User Access (PAM) solutions. He also previously served as CEO for The Iserv Company and SSA Global Technologies. Shepherd is as an operating partner for Parallax Capital Partners, and is a distinguished alumni of the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University.

About Parallax Capital Partners
Parallax Capital Partners, LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring and operating technology, application software and related services companies. Since 1999, Parallax has acquired over 20 companies.

About Quark Software Inc.
Quark Software Inc. develops content automation and sales enablement solutions that help mid-to-large organizations streamline the creation, management, publishing and delivery of business-critical content. Our solutions automate the process with reusable Smart Content components that can be dynamically assembled and delivered with precision in any format and to any channel — web, tablet, mobile, print, and more. As a result, leaders in industries such as finance, manufacturing, energy, and government can reduce costs, save time, improve consistency and make their content brilliant.

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