Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2012
Pingar, a leading provider of unstructured data management solutions, today announced the appointments two industry veterans to continue and extend an accelerated North American growth strategy; Chris Riley and Curtis Gion. Pingar’s North American expansion precedes the launching of a number of innovative metadata and taxonomy products to help solve enterprise challenges related to unstructured and semi-structured data.
Peter Wren-Hilton, CEO of Pingar, says that the appointments of Mr. Riley and Mr. Gion will empower Pingar to meet increasing customer demand in the content management and document management markets.
“These are two very significant appointments for Pingar. They complement the recent recruitment of Owen Allen, former Microsoft SharePoint senior product manager and Doug Cripps, veteran Fujitsu US national sales manager. The combined experience and networks that the Pingar team now possesses will help dramatically accelerate the company’s growth in the North America” Mr. Wren-Hilton continues.
Chris Riley (@hoardinginfo) has been appointed to the new role of vice president product marketing. Riley joins Pingar from Cloudshare Inc where he held the position of senior product manager & evangelist. Mr. Riley serves as a board member of AIIM, the global community of information professionals, and is widely recognized as being a leading expert in business intelligence, knowledge management, SharePoint and cloud technologies.
Curtis Gion (@curtisgion) has been appointed to the new role of vice president business solutions. Mr. Gion joins Pingar having spent the last four years as founding director of worldwide sales and vice president sales Americas at Metalogix Software. Under Mr. Gion’s leadership his former employer was just named to Inc. 500’s fastest growing companies, growing over 800 percent during his tenure. Mr. Gion has been a featured speaker at NetApp, EMC, StorageTek and IBM events across North America including the Ohio State Homeland Security conference, the Compliance Seminar at Toronto Board of Trade and SharePoint & Network World regional meetings.
Pingar is the only Microsoft partner to have applications listed on both Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013 beta stores when released in July. The company will be demonstrating new technology at the 2012 Microsoft SharePoint Conference to be held in Las Vegas from November 12 - 15.
Pingar’s mission is to transform unstructured data in the enterprise into business intelligence by developing technology that harnesses the power of text mining, natural language processing and machine learning. This mission came from years of ground-breaking research at some of the most respected universities in these fields and increases the power and usefulness of your enterprise information. Pingar’s process is intuitive, its API works seamlessly with existing enterprise content management systems and yields more contextually relevant results and tools to extract information and transform that information into intelligence.
Pingar is headquartered in New Zealand with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, India and Hong Kong. For more information please see http://www.pingar.com