Beatriz Infante Named to Financial Times Agenda “Digital 50” Board Directors

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Agenda’s fourth annual directory identifies top “Digital Directors” in social media, big data, mobile technology, cyber-security and e-commerce.

Beatriz Infante has been named to the prestigious Financial Times list “The Agenda Digital 50: Board Candidates with Skills in New Technologies”. Agenda’s fourth annual directory identifies top “digital directors” who are “capable of overseeing how managers execute the five most important information technology categories: social media, big data, mobile technology, cyber-security and e-commerce.”

Ms. Infante has 30 years of extensive operating experience in growing market-leading businesses and has served as the chief executive officer for multiple public and private companies. She is currently the chief executive officer of BusinessExcelleration, a strategic business consultancy that helps companies navigate through disruptive change, including cloud and big data strategies, and is also an active investor and advisor in Tandem Capital, a Silicon Valley seed-stage investment firm whose seasoned team works with CEO’s of transformational companies focused on mobile-social technologies.

Infante is currently a director of Sonus Networks (NASDAQ: SONS), a market leader in IP communications, Emulex (NYSE: ELX), a leader in converged networking, and 1010data (privately held), a market leader in big data analytics.

Previously, Ms. Infante was chairman, president and chief executive officer of Aspect Communications, a market leader in enterprise applications and contact center solutions which she led to record revenues, and additionally held other roles. She has also served as the chief executive officer of ENXSuite, a market leader in energy management which was acquired by Infor, chief executive officer of VoiceObjects Inc., a market leader in mobile communications which was acquired by Voxeo, and Sychron Inc., a developer of data center infrastructure which was acquired by an investor group, and was previously a senior vice president at Oracle.

She holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University and an MS in Engineering Science from California Institute of Technology.

In addition, Ms. Infante is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow, demonstrating her commitment to boardroom excellence by completing NACD’s comprehensive program of study for experienced corporate directors—a rigorous suite of courses spanning leading practices for boards and committees.

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About BusinessExcelleration LLC
BusinessExcelleration provides consulting and advisory services to companies at strategic inflection points through an integrated process which enables companies to transform their businesses for significantly improved financial and operating outcomes and shareholder returns.    BusinessExcelleration focuses on companies which seek to maximize shareholder value by re-engineering for new markets and opportunities and/or streamlining operations, working side-by-side with investors and management teams to help clients evaluate alternatives and navigate the most challenging and complex situations to position the business for growth. For more information, visit

About Tandem Capital
Tandem Capital is a Silicon Valley early-stage investment firm focused on working with high quality entrepreneurs to create disruptive mobile companies that aspire to be the market leaders of tomorrow. Tandem’s hands-on engagement model helps entrepreneurs find the right product-market fit for early and rapid company success. The Tandem model, termed "muscle capital", is delivered by a team of seasoned company builders, operating executives and domain experts who engage deeply from the beginning with Tandem's portfolio companies and leverage Tandem's extensive network to help them grow. For more information, visit

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