As Executive Vice President, John Viglione sponsors the efforts of Vertex’s most current commercial venture, known as Vertex Enterprise, a global data management platform - enabling multi-national corporations to manage the complex financial planning and compliance associated with global tax management. John initially joined Vertex as Chief Technology Officer to complete the introduction of its then early market client/server offerings, while leading the efforts to architect its next generation global transactional system, known today as Vertex Indirect Tax O Series, an on-premise and cloud platform. John is active in the technology and industry analyst community associated with the global technology eco-systems, and responsible for business development and partner ventures. Prior to Vertex, he served for 15+ years in Fortune 500 companies, focusing on comprehensive enterprise IT initiatives. He earned a BS from St. Joseph’s University and MBA from The Pennsylvania State University.