As the premier forum for the region’s technology leaders, I am looking forward to working with Southern California’s greatest minds to further the goals of this organization
CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) December 14, 2016
Waterstone Management Group, an expert-led boutique management consulting firm focusing on the information technology industry, announced today that John Zuk, Principal at Waterstone, has been appointed to the Board of the Technology Council of Southern California (TCOSC), a chapter of the Software & Services Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA).
Zuk joins other newly appointed board members from TCOSC member companies, who together represent the voice of the council. In Zuk’s new role as Board member, he will work with the rest of the Board to provide Southern California’s technology, media, and ecommerce industries with leadership, advocacy, and market information; and develop and prioritize the Council’s initiatives and determine projects, activities and events to be undertaken by TCOSC.
“I am pleased to represent Waterstone, and the Southern California region, as a board member of TCOSC,” said Zuk. “As the premier forum for the region’s technology leaders, I am looking forward to working with Southern California’s greatest minds to further the goals of this organization.”
“We are very pleased that Mr. Zuk has agreed to join the TCOSC Board,” said Rhianna Collier, Vice President & Managing Director of SIIA Software & Services Division and the TCOSC. “The Board is dedicated to providing tech companies in Los Angeles and Orange County with the best interaction, cooperation and information exchange in the region, and this important work can only be achieved through the collective efforts of industry leaders like John who are committed to seeing these companies, and the industry as a whole, grow and succeed.”
Zuk’s specialty is in cultivating innovation at the intersection of business strategy and technology product development. With more than 20 years experience as a systems engineer, management consultant and executive, John applies his innovation management experience to help Waterstone clients define, build, and deliver a remarkable and differentiated customer experience.
Prior to joining Waterstone, Zuk was VP of Marketing and Business Strategy for Tanner EDA, a software provider in the semiconductor design industry; and Director at boutique open innovation consultancy 4iNNO. John holds an MS in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Brooklyn Polytechnic and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Union College.
About Waterstone Management Group
Waterstone Management Group helps technology companies and investors create measurable value by identifying and capitalizing on disruptive growth opportunities and by driving excellence in Services, Cloud and Customer Success performance. Waterstone’s expertise-driven approach combines deep industry-specific intellectual property and a unique blend of strategic consulting and executive-level operating experience to deliver high velocity strategy and execution. For more information about Waterstone, please visit waterstonegroup.com and follow the firm on Twitter (@WaterstoneMG).
The Technology Council of Southern California is the premier forum for the region's technology, media and ecommerce leaders, providing events, connections, information and resources to help technology companies succeed. Founded in 1991 as the Software Council of Southern California, the Technology Council has a long history of supporting technology companies throughout the region. In 2016 the Technology Council joined forces with The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) to become a regional chapter of the Software & Services Division (SSD).