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April 9, 2012
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"How to Make the Jump to Corporate Executive" will be the topic of HighJump Software CEO Russell Fleischer's lecture at the Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) on Wed., Apr. 11 from 4:30-5:30 pm in LSBE 118. This lecture is part of LSBE's Professor for a Day Speaker Series. HighJump Software is a global provider of supply chain management software and is based in Eden Prairie, Minn.

Fleischer will provide insights on long-term career success and discuss what private equity is and how it transforms companies. He will also address how students can apply their college training to their jobs. "We have hired a number of LSBE alumni at HighJump Software. I know the caliber of students that are coming out of their programs. I look forward to meeting with students and answering their questions," Fleischer said.

This event is free and open to the public. However, online registration is required at To request disability related accommodation, contact Vicki Everett,, 218-726-7440. A reception will follow in the LSBE Cyber Café.

About HighJump Software Inc.
HighJump Software is a global provider of supply chain management software that streamlines the flow of inventory and information from supplier to store shelf. More than 4,500 customers worldwide have transformed their supply chains using HighJump Software. HighJump Software solutions for distribution and logistics, direct store delivery, trading partner connectivity, mobility and manufacturing include: warehouse management systems, transportation management systems, route accounting systems, manufacturing execution, mobile sales, ERP data collection and the TrueCommerce™ EDI Solutions Platform. Functionally rich and highly adaptable HighJump Software solutions support growing and evolving businesses in distribution, food and beverage, 3PL, retail, healthcare and consumer goods industries. For more information, visit

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