VAI CIO Accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an Invitation-Only Community for World-Class CIOs, CTOs, and Technology Executives

November 9, 2020

Ronkonkoma, N.Y. – November 9, 2020 - VAI, a leading ERP software developer, announces its CIO, Kevin Beasley, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.

As CIO at VAI, Kevin Beasley oversees both the corporation’s technology strategy in conjunction with product development and the internal information technology initiatives that support the goals of the company. He has decades of ERP, SCM, and WMS consulting experience and extensive experience in the IT space. Most recently, Beasley oversaw the rollout of version 6.2 of  VAI’s S2K Enterprise OnCloud, a world-class suite of software applications with advanced product features to enable customers to stay resilient and remain competitive in today’s disruptive environment.

Kevin was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors. 

 “We are honored to welcome Kevin Beasley into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Technology Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

As an accepted member of the Council, Kevin has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. Kevin will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts. 

“There is no greater and pressing challenge than helping businesses gain real-time visibility into their operations as well as stay resilient through this uncertain time,” said Beasley. “With VAI’s S2K Enterprise OnCloud solution, businesses will have access to automated and comprehensive self-service options across all of our applications, providing enhanced agility and visibility. I am excited to be accepted into this esteemed community of technology leaders and look forward to sharing important IT and technology insights with the Forbes audience and technology council.”

Kevin will also benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.

About Forbes Councils

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About VAI

VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, retail, and service sectors. VAI's software solutions are backed by a wealth of experience and a reputation for excellence that countless companies rely on. With specific ERP solutions for Hard Goods, Food, and Pharmaceutical companies, VAI has helped some of the most recognized companies address key industry requirements and deliver bottom-line results. VAI continues to innovate with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobility, and cloud technology to help customers make more informed business decisions and empower their mobile workforce. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY, with additional locations across the United States. For more information, visit www.vai.net, follow @VAISoftware on Twitter, VAI software on Instagram, and “like us” on facebook.com/VAISoftware.

 

For more information, please contact:

Diane Dady
VAI
631-619-4729
Bridget Devine
Walker Sands Communications
312-561-2492