Johnny Laurent is a vice president and general manager for Sage North America, part of Sage Group PLC, the world’s leading vendor of business application software for small and midsized enterprises. Mr. Laurent is responsible for the strategic direction of the Sage Employer Solutions business unit, which includes the market-leading Sage Abra HRMS (human resources management system) brand.
Mr. Laurent has more than 20 years of experience in the software and hardware industry, and joined Sage in 2005. He has been responsible for customer support, learning services, and professional services, previously acting as vice president of customer support and services for employer solutions. Prior to joining Sage, Mr. Laurent owned and operated an independent customer support consultancy and served in various management and consulting roles for Service Management International, Software AG and USRobotics. He holds a bachelor of science in computer science from Louisiana State University.