SciQuest Strengthens Management Team With Appointments of Product-focused Executives

  SciQuest Strengthens Management Team With Appointments of Product-focused

Company Names Mark Digman as Vice President, Product Marketing & Strategy and
            Eric Zoetmulder as Vice President, Product Management

Business Wire

CARY, N.C. -- March 14, 2013

SciQuest (NASDAQ: SQI), the leading provider of cloud-based business
automation solutions, today announced the appointment of two key executives to
its management team. Mark Digman joins SciQuest as vice president, product
marketing and strategy, bringing 20 years of product marketing, product
management and sales experience, most recently with SAS Institute. The company
also named Eric Zoetmulder vice president, product management. Eric has nearly
20 years of experience in product management, product marketing and
professional services, and has been with SciQuest since 2006.

“I am extremely pleased to have Mark and Eric join our management team, as
they will be instrumental in shaping our product portfolio and go-to market
programs based on market opportunities and customer needs,” said Stephen
Wiehe, president and CEO of SciQuest. “Coming off an extremely successful and
vibrant company event at NextLevel, we know the expectations of our customers
for us to deliver innovative products that meet their needs across all aspects
of business automation are higher than ever. Mark and Eric will help ensure we
continue our product excellence.”

Mark Digman is responsible for shaping the company’s product strategy, and
working with SciQuest marketing, sales and customers to understand the market
and develop relevant content and tools to support the buying cycle of SciQuest
prospects. Before joining SciQuest, Digman was director of worldwide industry
and solution product marketing at SAS Institute, where he was responsible for
the planning, positioning, messaging and go-to market approaches of SAS
solutions across industries. Digman joined SAS after serving as director of
product marketing at ABC Technologies, the market leader in activity-based
management (ABM) solutions, which was acquired by SAS. Earlier in his career,
he was the vice president of sales and marketing for a leading value-added
reseller (VAR) of mid-market enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in
the Pacific Northwest.

Eric Zoetmulder is responsible for product management of the SciQuest business
automation solutions. Previously, Zoetmulder held the positions of director of
product marketing and director of supplier network services at SciQuest. He
was instrumental in driving the company’s market expansion in higher education
and the public sector, and was deeply involved in the recent product expansion
and acquisitions of Upside Software and Spend Radar. Before SciQuest,
Zoetmulder was senior director of information systems at Thomson Reuters,
where he was responsible for business systems and editorial operations
Zoetmulder has substantial international experience with career stops at
Accenture in The Netherlands and George Weston Limited in Canada managing and
implementing information systems.

For a Q&A with Mark Digman and to learn more about his product roadmap vision,
please visit The Open Kitchen.

About SciQuest

With a reputation for deep domain knowledge, a solid customer-driven
portfolio, and industry-leading customer satisfaction, SciQuest (NASDAQ: SQI)
is the largest public provider of cloud-based business automation solutions
that turn spending into a source of savings. SciQuest solutions enable greater
visibility and compliance organization-wide to help you gain control, optimize
efficiencies, and reduce spend. These cloud-based solutions are easier to
implement and proven to deliver measurable, sustainable value with SciQuest’s
high-touch support, analysis and automation.

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SciQuest Media contact:
SciQuest, Inc.
Michelle Perkins, 919-659-2228
fama PR for SciQuest
Dan Gaffney, 617-986-5036
SciQuest Investor contact:
SciQuest, Inc.
Jamie Andelman, 919-659-2322
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