Redwood Shores, CA— March 28, 2013 — Xtime, the leading cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) and scheduling platform for the automotive service industry, announced today it has named Jim Doehrman as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Jim Doehrman joins Xtime from Gracenote, Inc., the leading provider of music and video content and technologies to the world’s hottest entertainment and automotive brands. During his almost nine years at Gracenote, he led the company to 300 percent revenue growth, culminating in the company’s acquisition by Sony in 2008. Gracenote integrates its music technologies into nearly every automaker’s entertainment systems.
Jim Doehrman also served as CFO of ADP’s Automotive Claims Management software division, and before that as Chief Operating and Financial Officer for Versata, a publicly-traded data-intensive web application company. He also served at the financial helm of Octane, a customer relationship management (CRM) software player, where he helped manage the company’s $3.6 billion merger with E.piphany.
Prior to joining Octane, Doehrman, as CFO, led a successful initial public offering for IDG Books (publishers of “Dummies” books), which leveraged his more than 15 years of prior financial and operational experience with companies such as Viacom (Simon & Schuster); Federated Department Stores and Arthur Andersen & Co., in both domestic and international based roles.
“Jim’s extensive experience with automotive and technology leaders like ADP, Octane, Versata and Gracenote, compliments his demonstrated financial leadership. Jim’s skills are exactly what Xtime needs to help guide us through our continued rapid growth and international expansion,” noted Neal East, Xtime CEO. “We’re delighted to have him on board.”
Xtime is the leading cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and scheduling platform for automotive manufacturers and dealer service departments. Xtime counts more than 5,000 dealerships as customers and has registered almost 2 million consumers. It processes more than 1.5 million appointments each month and has scheduled almost 50 million in total. Xtime is the exclusive or preferred provider for leading global automotive manufacturers in North America, including Kia, Hyundai, VW, Nissan, Lexus, Infiniti, Toyota Canada, Toyota US, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, and Chrysler. Xtime is also the trusted choice for many of the industry’s leading dealership groups including AutoNation, Group 1 Automotive, Penske, Sonic Automotive, Asbury, Luther, Ferman and Checkered Flag. Xtime is based in Redwood Shores, California and can be reached at (650) 508-4300 or xtime.com.
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