Infor Global Solutions has named Richard “Rich” Lagoy as the new Director of Product Management for VISUAL ERP.
Rich has an extensive knowledge of VISUAL ERP, the VISUAL customer base and the manufacturing industry. He was onboard as one of original founding team members for the VISUAL ERP solution back with Richard “Dick” Lilly and Dave Layne.
Rich began his career in the business software industry in 1985 at ProkitKey International, Dick Lilly’s second company focused on providing a micro-computer based production scheduling solution for Job Shop and Complex manufacturing companies. During his tenure at ProfitKey, Rich held numerous positions including Manager of Quality Assurance and Director of Professional Services. In 1992, Rich joined Dick Lilly and Dave Layne with Dick’s third venture, the creation of VISUAL Manufacturing, the next generation complex manufacturing solution within a Client-Server Windows environment. Rich was charged with quality assurance and product implementations, while establishing the global support infrastructure to support scale and growth where he became the Vice President of Customer Support Services.
Rich has worked closely with product development teams throughout his career, teaming with Frank Maglio, Director of Infor VISUAL ERP Product Development, since 1985 with the ProfitKey product.
After leaving Infor Global Solutions, he accepted a position selling SAP for one year and then transitioned into leading several successful SAP implementations for the next three years.
Rich is excited to rejoin Infor Global Solutions as Director of Product Management for VISUAL ERP. He looks forward to working closely with Frank Maglio again to bring forth the next generation of the VISUAL product line. He will be attending local VISUAL User Group meetings to discuss their combined vision for the future of VISUAL ERP and to reconnect with the VISUAL customer base.
Rich possesses a degree in Electronic Engineering Technology and is a Six Sigma Green Belt – IT.