NOVATO, CA--(Marketwire - July 8, 2008) - Enwisen, the leader in next generation workforce communications solutions, today announced that Maksim Ovsyannikov has joined the company as the vice president of Product Strategy. In this capacity, Ovsyannikov assumes responsibility for the product management and strategic direction of Enwisen's AnswerSource Workforce Portal suite, and will serve as the principal visionary for the product line.

Most recently, Ovsyannikov led Saba's strategic direction in the area of People Management Solutions. While at Saba, Ovsyannikov was responsible for product strategy, product management and alliances for Saba's global portfolio of Performance Management, Talent Management, Workforce Planning and Compensation Management solutions.

Ovsyannikov is widely recognized by the HCM community as a thought leader and a next generation thinker in the strategic use of HCM technology. His enterprise software experience also includes key product management and strategy roles at IBM and at ADP.

"I am pleased to welcome Maksim to Enwisen's executive management team," said DJ Chhabra, Enwisen's president. "Innovation and creativity have always placed Enwisen ahead of the competition in the area of next generation, unified workforce communications. The addition of Maksim to our team will help us even further lead the industry in workforce communications thought leadership and vision."

"Human Capital Management solutions will transform significantly in the year to come," said Ovsyannikov. "Unification of HCM technology using next generation portals, such as AnswerSource and its components, will be one of the most important steps forward in all areas of HCM. Enwisen's vision will focus on practical innovation that brings tangible return on investment to our clients and one that brings multiple generations within any organization into one connected corporate community."

Ovsyannikov holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Stanford University, a Master's Degree in Engineering Management from Santa Clara University and an MBA from the Leavy School of Business at Santa Clara University.

About Enwisen

Enwisen delivers technology that helps employers leverage the web to communicate with its workforce. Its AnswerSource Workforce Portal -- a suite of on-demand, personalized and searchable communications applications -- engages new hires with a personalized onboarding experience, promotes informed benefits consumerism and improves employee service and communication via more effective self-service, portal and shared services environments. AnswerSource is rapidly deployed, and fully hosted and maintained by Enwisen -- allowing employers to dramatically improve the employee experience by making "must do" workforce communications -- for all phases of the employee life cycle -- more effective, more strategic and less costly. AnswerSource has produced measurable ROI for hundreds of customers -- like Yahoo!, Memorial Health Care, State of Montana, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, Harper Collins, W.L. Gore & Associates and Hannaford Bros. Cos.