Saba Powers Next Stage of Growth With New Executive Team Members

Saba, a leader in cloud-based intelligent talent management solutions, today announced the addition of three new members to its executive leadership team.

Mark Verbeck is Saba’s CFO responsible for finance and accounting. He brings more than 20 years’ experience in finance and operations, including growth and M&A strategy. He was previously CFO of Coupa Software, a high- growth SaaS provider of spend management solutions, where he played a strategic role in scaling the business.

Malgosia Plucinska is Vice President of IT and Business Operations and leads key strategic initiatives focused on increasing the company’s profitability and operational efficiency. Extending 10 years’ experience in business operations, Malgosia was most recently the Vice President of Business Operations at Corel, a global consumer software and hardware company, where she has held multiple positions championing company-wide business process automation.

Akane Purser is Vice President of Human Resources, and oversees all facets of people development at Saba including recruitment, employee learning and benefits. She brings over 15 years of HR experience at technology companies of all sizes.

“These additions to our management team will help us to power the potential I see for Saba in the Talent Management market,” said Saba CEO Tom Berquist. “I am confident that with their strategic skillsets, combined with the existing deep product, customer success and go-to-market expertise already in our leadership team, will help to open and advance Saba’s market penetration and customer value.”

About Saba
Saba delivers a cloud-based intelligent talent management solution used by leading organizations worldwide to hire, develop, engage and inspire their people. With machine learning at its core, Saba Cloud offers proactive, personalized recommendations on candidates, connections and content to help employees and businesses lead and succeed. It is purpose-built on a highly scalable platform that exceeds industry security and reliability standards. Saba has more than 31 million users and 2,200 customers across 195 countries and 37 languages. Learn more about intelligent talent management at