Savant Software is dedicated to delivering only the best supply chain solutions for our clients.
Meet Our Amazing Team
Chris Jackson is Savant Software’s President and has over 13 years of marketing and software sales experience. Mr. Jackson is responsible for creating the national/international marketing and channel development programs for Savant’s WMS, Shipping Manifest and Mobile Application solution stacks. He also manages the day to day activities of the company’s sales and marketing, customer interface, direct sales responsibilities, independent resellers and OEM relationships worldwide. Prior to Savant Mr. Jackson was a part of the start-up team for Master Computers. Within 3 years Master Computers had grown to over 350 sales reps and Mr. Jackson ranked 8th in total sales volume. Shortly thereafter Master Computers was purchased by Platinum Technologies and then by Computer Associates. In addition Mr. Jackson has been an integral part of companies such as Critical Path, Inc., Touchscape, Inc. and TecServ, Inc.
Mr. Jackson’s career began in wholesale distribution he worked for Shamrock Foods Inc. in Phoenix, Arizona. Shamrock Foods is the largest privately held third party logistics company in the southwest. With industry experience in distribution and software sales, Mr. Jackson has proved to be an integral part of the success of Savant.
Chief Software Architect
Diane Cawley is Savant’s senior product architect and her duties include developing Savant code with the adherence to Savant standards, researching environmentally friendly methods that can be applied to Savant Software’s supply chain applications, developing and maintaining acceptable support protocols and resolution times.
She holds a BS in Computer Engineering and a MBA. She has over 20 years of system design and has led development teams working in the banking, healthcare microchip manufacturing and food distribution industries. Ms. Cawley was the chief architect of one of the first WMS solutions utilizing Microsoft technology. She assisted Symbol Technologies with the development of their initial Windows server/client radio frequency communication tool. Ms. Cawley has implemented distribution and WMS solutions on 5 continents and is highly regarded for her ability to apply real world distribution expertise into technology driven solutions. Ms. Cawley is a member of IEEE and served on the UCC standards committee that developed many of today’s ASN protocols.
Purveyor of Cool
Jim Cawley is the founder of Savant Software. He started in the IT industry in 1985 working for Dataphase which owned and operated the Computerland franchises in the SW United States. During the next 10 years Mr. Cawley worked in all facets of the IT industry, including marketing and sales, operations, and management. In 1995, he became the owner and President of Executive Performance Systems and successfully transitioned the company from executive data mining services on legacy UNIX platforms to proving mid-market ERP solutions for the supply chain industry utilizing Microsoft technology. EPS had regional offices throughout the U.S. before being sold in 2005.
In 2003, Mr. Cawley split the development operations from EPS and formed Savant Software, Inc. Since then, Savant has emerged as a leading development company for mid-market supply chain applications with a customer base that spans 4 continents.
Mr. Cawley and his family have a passion to care for those in the community experiencing tough times. As such, they dedicate their time and resources to feeding the hungry through local and international food banks. They also provide support for animal rescue shelters in the greater Phoenix area.