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October 19, 2021Fireside Chats

Lessons from Unit4’s journey to the cloud

As CEO of Unit4, Mike Ettling led the European software vendor’s transition to the cloud. In this conversation with Advent Director Thomas Weisman, Mike opens up about the mistakes software executives make in moving to a subscription SaaS model, what Unit 4 did to manage the shift successfully and how CEOs should approach the transition.
Meet the Guest

Mike Ettling is CEO of Unit4, a leader in enterprise cloud applications for mid-market people-centric organizations. He has over 30 years’ experience in executive management, from start-ups to large enterprises. Previously, Mike spent more than three years as president of SAP SuccessFactors and before that held senior leadership positions at NorthgateArinso, Unisys, Synstar and EDS.