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Americas Leadership

The management team of Lumesse Americas has over 100 years of Software experience, predominantly in the area of Human Capital Management. These individuals each have amazing track records in sales, marketing and customer success. Each person is uniquely and personally committed to the client experience and possesses the skills, knowledge and energy to drive measurable results.

Read more about the Leadership Team below, and learn what they do for Lumesse, how they approach their jobs, and what they like about working here.

Charles M. Doucot

SVP & GM TalentObject by Lumesse

Charles M. Doucot, with his more than 20 years of experience in sales and operational leadership in the tech industry including Sybase and HP, has joined Lumesse to lead our Special Projects team globally.

Charles joins Lumesse from information management software provider Kalido where he was vice president of worldwide sales with responsibility for global sales, pre-sales engineering, partner development and channel sales. Prior to this he served as senior vice president & managing director, Americas Operations at IDS Scheer, a provider of business process management software.

At Sybase Charles served as vice president and general manager Sales and Channels, where he delivered record results across multiple product lines. During his 15 years at HP Charles held numerous sales, management and executive positions, including assignments in OEM sales, strategic alliances and services.

Charles graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and completed The General Manager Program™, an executive education course, at Harvard Business School.

Allen Johnson

Marketing Director, Americas & TalentObjects by Lumesse

Allen Johnson directs all marketing activities for TalentObjects. His 30 year career includes management and executive roles with Hewlett Packard, IDS Scheer, and Kalido.

As a Research Director with AMR Research and Gartner he published numerous reports and articles on Digital Consumerism and developed research on Talent Development for supply chain professionals.

Kathleen Gibson

Regional Financial Controller, Americas

I am charged with the oversight of financial compliance and human resource management for the growing Americas Lumesse team. In addition, I manage the day to day accounting needs of the organization while interfacing with our consultants, sales members, and customers.

I have been in the accounting and finance field for more than 20 years, dedicating time to public accounting in addition to working in industry. I am very proud to be a part of a global organization where I can contribute not only to the financial success of the Americas team, but also to the success of Lumesse globally. I am a part of a growing Americas business that I support with financial planning, budgeting, and compliance. Working with an international organization and interfacing with colleagues across the globe presents complex, intriguing, and exciting opportunities. As part of the Americas Leadership Team, I have the privilege to work with a group of enthusiastic, talented, and very energetic people. The opportunity to be a part of a cohesive team and excellent talent is exciting.

I joined Lumesse in January 2011 where my responsibilities focus on Accounting and Finance in addition to Human Resource Administration for the Americas. Prior to joining Lumesse, I worked in Accounting & Finance Management for Dell, Inc. having the primary responsibility of the Lease Valuation and End of Lease division. My background also includes holding the position of Controller for two other professional services and engineering firms. Prior to occupying positions in industry I held positions in public accounting as a member of the corporate tax team with KPMG and Grant Thornton.