POET Software announced Dana Gauthier has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales/Business Development. Mr. Gauthier was most recently Senior Director of Sales with Hewlett-Packard’s Electronic Commerce Division. Mr. Gauthier is responsible for worldwide Sales, Consulting, Pre-Sales and Technical Support for all product lines. He will define sales plan/strategy, develop/manage the direct/channel sales/pre-sales organization, direct customer support center and develop a broad consulting business. www.poet.com.