Technology >> CEO Interviews >> May 27, 2003

Lee Roberts – Filenet Corporation (file)

LEE ROBERTS is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of FileNet, he continues to guide FileNet's global course. Since joining FileNet in 1997, Mr. Roberts has led the company's transformation from a leading document management supplier to the industry's top Enterprise Content Management provider. Under his leadership, the company has launched its integrated ECM platform strategy and added industry-focused applications to its offerings. Additionally, he has championed a number of initiatives aimed at leveraging FileNet's extensive customer base, global marketing presence and vast research and development resources. Focusing on the customer, he has transformed the company to a customer- centric organization through customer satisfaction and loyalty programs. His many contributions include the globalization of FileNet's sales, marketing and support organizations to expand the company's presence in more than 92 countries. Mr. Roberts joined the company as President and COO in May 1997 and was named CEO in April 1998 and Chairman in December 2000. He joined FileNet after 20 years at IBM in a variety of sales, marketing, product management and general management roles. Mr. Roberts holds two Bachelor's degrees from California State University, San Bernardino, and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Riverside. Profile
TWST: Would you give us a brief overview of FileNet as well as a

description of your expertise and your products?

Mr. Roberts: FileNet is the worldwide market leader in the

enterprise content