In a statement, the company said it had increased its staff numbers by a fifth in the last six months. Sales, channel partnerships, customer success and business development with integration and subscriptions were parts of the business that saw staff numbers grow.
"I'm excited to be joining Software AG which is a market leader with innovative technologies in the area of integration, application management, business transformation, the internet of things and data analytics, which are key to running many digital transformation projects," said Tian.
"The ANZ region has huge market potential and I look forward to working closely with our customers and partners to successfully execute and achieve success on their technology and business strategies."
She was sales director at Oracle and head of Sales Development Asia Pacific at LinkedIn.
A community leader at the Oracle Women's Leadership program in Australia, Tian helped push through initiatives that helped engage and empower female workers.
Daisy Santosa, chief operating officer, Software AG Asia Pacific and Japan, said: "I am delighted to welcome Jing to the company. Her experience in the ICT industry will be key in accelerating the adoption of our Digital Business Platform. In addition, her skills in building and leading sales teams will be invaluable as we look to expand our customer base in Australia and New Zealand.
"The ANZ region is an important one for Software AG and we are extremely excited about the opportunities this market offers. The pandemic has only highlighted the importance of how organisations can use technology to pivot to new ways of working so as to ensure business as usual and succeed in their digital transformation journey."