Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2013
James P. Chappell has joined Whodini, Inc., a company with expertise in linguistics, analytics, social graph and artificial intelligence, as CEO. Chappell brings more than 30 years of high technology experience and proven expertise in leadership to his new position.
Whodini provides groundbreaking engagement analytics tools that enable individuals and groups within organizations to increase their productivity.
According to Chairman Ashok Rao, “Jim’s strategic approach to achieving results will play a significant role in helping us grow our business and deliver solutions that our customers will value and use frequently. We are very excited to have him focus his energies on Whodini and leading the company in new directions.”
Before joining Whodini, Chappell worked with senior executives to help their organizations marshal their resources to positively affect customer life cycles and increase value for company stakeholders. Prior to that he held executive positions at MokaFive, Centrify and Legato Systems, where he led sales, marketing, business development and support operations. In 2003, as SVP of Business Development, Chappell led the integration team through the $1.2 billion acquisition by EMC Corporation.
Chappell currently sits on the Cal Poly Computer Science Industry Advisory Board and was a founding board member of the Enterprise Device Alliance. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo, California.