The collective expertise that Michael and Wolf bring to FortiusOne is certain to supplement our existing business and propel us to even greater success.
Arlington, VA (Vocus) September 29, 2009
FortiusOne , the leading provider of rich, dynamic Visual Intelligence, today announced the naming of a Board of Advisors. Initial members named include Michael Frankel, SVP of LexisNexis and Wolf Ruzicka, CEO of EastBanc Technologies. FortiusOne's Board of Advisors will volunteer their expertise and broad spectrum of industry experience in order to help drive FortiusOne's technology solutions further into the enterprise marketplace.
Michael Frankel has served as Senior Vice President, Business Development and Mergers & Acquisitions for LexisNexis Group since January 2008. Michael brings to FortiusOne expertise across several sectors including market research and data analytics, B2B content and data, enterprise software and consumer finance. Wolf Ruzicka has served as the CEO of EastBanc Technologies since January 2006 after nine years at MicroStrategy. Wolf delivers extensive experience deploying technology solutions in the fields of business intelligence, data mining, decision support systems and data visualization.
"We are thrilled to have these seasoned industry experts joining the FortiusOne team," said Tony Bansal, President and CFO of FortiusOne. "The collective expertise that Michael and Wolf bring to FortiusOne is certain to supplement our existing business and propel us to even greater success."
"I have watched FortiusOne's growth under Sean Gorman's visionary leadership and am ecstatic to join the team," said Wolf Ruzicka, CEO, EastBanc Technologies." "When the GeoIQ platform was introduced to the market, I realized what a game-changing data management and visualization technology this would be. For any organization in need of more accurate and faster decision-making, GeoIQ enables you to quickly and intuitively make rational, intelligent, data-driven decisions with virtually no cumbersome end-user training or costly maintenance burdens. GeoIQ's technical features and open architecture easily complement existing infrastructure and tools, and can provide an extensive ROI very rapidly - as we have already seen in the existing customer base."
"I am eager to contribute my leadership, insight and perspective to help build upon FortiusOne's strong foundation," said Michael Frankel, SVP, LexisNexis. "New technologies have given businesses and consumers access to unprecedented amounts of data, including notably detailed geolocation data. However, businesses are struggling to understand and utilize this data to drive growth and new revenue streams. FortiusOne's Visual Intelligence capabilities help companies in a variety of industries to successfully leverage this data into more effective decision-making, better products and services, and new areas of growth."
Biographical sketches of the advisors may be viewed at http://www.fortiusone.com/Company/About-Us
FortiusOne develops rich, dynamic Visual Intelligence that enables business executives to readily identify trends, opportunities and threats and make the best decisions to succeed. By using the most advanced technology and an extensive range of economic, political, environmental and geographic data sources to deliver real-time dynamic geospatial representations, FortiusOne is the world's leader in developing Visual Intelligence for commercial enterprises and government agencies.
See a video introduction of FortiusOne's Visual Intelligence Solutions: http://www.fortiusone.com/Video
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