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Biography

Nancy Harris, Sr. Vice President and General Manager, Canada.

Nancy Harris is senior vice president and general manager, Canada, for Sage North America. As general manager for the Canadian market, Nancy is responsible for building the Sage brand and growing market share in Canada. Her responsibilities include driving the strategy and day-to-day operations for the small business portfolio, including Sage 50—Canadian Edition and Sage One—Canadian Edition.

Ms. Harris has more than 28 years of experience working in various capacities and leadership roles in the software industry. She started her career at Accenture, a global management consulting company, working in world headquarters in a marketing capacity. She then spent eight years at BMC Software in a number of leadership roles overseeing product marketing, product management, development, quality assurance and technical support. Since her time at BMC, Ms. Harris has pursued entrepreneurial ventures at various startup software companies and most recently was Chief Operating Officer at ESO Solutions, a private, SaaS-based software solutions company serving the emergency management services market.

Nancy is passionate about volunteering her time with non-profit organizations. She was a long-time board member of Any Baby Can, a non-profit organization that improves the lives of children by strengthening them and their families through education, therapy and family support services. In addition, Nancy actively gives back to her community through a variety of volunteer activities and by helping develop future business leaders through mentoring and various public speaking engagements.

Sage provides small and medium-sized organizations with a range of easy-to-use, secure, and efficient business management software and services—from accounting and payroll to enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and payments. The source of our inspiration and innovation never changes. Our mission is always driven by the energy and creativity of Canadian small and midsized business owners’ pursuing their dreams. Helping them reach their goals is what we do. Choose Sage because we are trusted and used by over 500,000 Canadian small businesses, Canadian made for over 25 years, fully outfitted with built-in Canadian tax regulation compliance, and backed by Canada’s largest network of accountants and bookkeepers—over 13,000!

Tell us about your business

Sage understands one size doesn’t fit all — not every business owner defines success the same way, and there’s a right solution for every business. Whether start-up, small, or medium-sized, we adapt to their every need, at every turn of their business development. Whether they’ve been in business for 20 minutes or 20 years.

Many businesses have to learn how to blaze new trails. Others contend with the complexities of their growth. Sage knows the future for all of us is beyond office walls and desktops. It’s business anytime, anywhere, on any device. It’s big data that doesn’t feel like a big deal. It’s business as social as the community we live in. It’s services that connect with what a business needs. It’s an unexpected smile when you discover just how easy technology can be.

You can’t do that with software. You can do that with Sage.

Start. Grow. Thrive. With Sage.

How are you hoping to connect with conference attendees?

We are looking forward to meeting everyone at the conference and to have the opportunity to talk about Mentor Her Biz – The Small Business Mentorship Program for Women.

Sage is a strong supporter of women in business, for more information please visit:
http://na.sage.com/ca/need/women-in-business

logo_sage_blackDo you have a special offer or incentive for conference attendees that you would like us to share?

Sage One – The online accounting software designed for small businesses.
For a brief overview of Sage One, please view our short video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbgdvY5gX7s&noredirect=1

To activate your free trial and receive a 15% discount on our following offers, please visit:
Sage One Standard:
https://mysageone.ca.sageone.com/signup/new?product=sage_one&promo_code=WIBAS&source=show-womeninbiz
Sage One Invoicing:
https://mysageone.ca.sageone.com/signup/new?product=sage_one_basics&promo_code=WIBINV&source=show-womeninbiz

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