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Noted Author, Oracle’s PeopleSoft Expert Jim Marion, Joins GreyHeller

By Chris Heller • September 13, 2016

Noted Author, Oracle’s PeopleSoft Expert Jim Marion, Joins GreyHeller

Marion named Senior Technology Evangelist; will drive product awareness and help customers derive maximum value

SAN RAMON, CA. /PRNewswire/ – Appsian – Formerly GreyHeller, a global leader in mobile and security technology and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced the appointment of Jim Marion as Senior Technology Evangelist. Jim will have worldwide responsibility for driving awareness of Appsian’s products – PeopleMobile® and ERP Firewall. Jim will also work with Appsian customers to help them derive maximum value from their use of the company’s technology.

Jim has authored several books on Oracle’s PeopleSoft, including: PeopleSoft Data Management and Upgrade Handbook; PeopleSoft PeopleTools Tips and Techniques; PeopleSoft PeopleTools Mobile Application Development.

Available on, these books have been read by thousands of PeopleSoft customers. Jim is also a prolific blogger. His blog, Jim’s PeopleSoft Journal, generates more thank 65,000 pageviews in July and is recognized as a leading source of PeopleSoft tips and techniques.

“Over the past eight years, Jim has established himself as a ERP expert, author and public speaker. We are pleased to welcome Jim to Appsian where he will offer us, our customers and the market his significant ERP expertise,” said Chris Heller, CTO and Co-Founder of Appsian. “I’ve known Jim for more than 15 years. His knowledge and experience will contribute mightily to the ERP industry.”

Jim brings more than 15 years of PeopleTools experience with a focus on mobile, user experience, and PeopleTools development best practices. As a former PeopleSoft customer, he was responsible for designing, building, and maintaining application customizations and modifications. In his role at Oracle, Jim used PeopleTools to create unique and compelling user experiences.

“I am excited to be a part of an organization that will challenge me to find innovative, non-invasive ways to secure and improve the Oracle’s PeopleSoft user experience,” Jim said. “Appsian’s PeopleMobile®, PeopleUX and ERP Firewall products allow customers to manipulate the user experience without changing delivered pages. This is critical to rapid patching and upgrades in our continuous release era.”

Please join Jim at his upcoming webinars.

About Appsian – Formerly GreyHeller

Appsian – Formerly GreyHeller provides Mobile and Security software solutions for Oracle’s PeopleSoft customers, including 6 of the top 50 global companies and 7 of the top universities. PeopleMobile® mobilizes and transforms every PeopleSoft page across every PeopleSoft system – Campus Solutions, HCM, FSCM, CRM, ELM, Interaction Hub. ERP Firewall protects PeopleSoft sensitive data from malicious and inadvertent breach with powerful Data Masking, Two-Factor Authentication, Location-Based Security, Delegate and VIP Access Control, Logging and Analysis.

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