Pittsburgh, PA, March 20, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Innovative Systems, Inc. (ISI), a leading provider of data quality, customer data integration, business intelligence support and regulatory compliance solutions worldwide, today announced the appointment of Ronald F. Friedman, founder and President of Customized Selling Solutions International, LLC (CSSI), to its Board of Directors.
“ISI is privileged to gain the counsel and guidance of Ron’s 40 years’ experience as a respected leader in the high technology software industry,” said Robert J. Colonna, ISI president, CEO and chairman of the board. “We are confident that his insight and proven business acumen will be instrumental in helping to shape ISI’s future.”
Through CSSI, Mr. Friedman provides personalized sales and management training that is tailored to the specific needs of each client company.
Prior to forming CSSI, Mr. Friedman was President, Chief Operating Officer of Group 1 Software. During his 17-year tenure with Group 1, Mr. Friedman oversaw the firm’s initial public offering (NASDAQ – GSOF), negotiated and implemented key acquisitions, directed the company’s international expansion, and grew annual revenues to over $100 million. Under his leadership, Group 1 became one of the top 100 software companies in the world, earning numerous industry and financial sector awards and employing over 500 associates worldwide. In 2003, it was sold to Pitney Bowes for more than $450 million.
Before joining Group 1, Mr. Friedman held a partnership position at Fineman & Associates, a consulting firm specializing in internal cost management programs, as well as sales and marketing strategies.
About Innovative Systems, Inc.
Innovative Systems is a global leader in delivering enterprise customer information solutions to organizations whose success depends on a complete and accurate understanding of their customers. ISI's solutions include the i/Lytics® Enterprise Data Quality Suite; i/Lytics® PostLocate™, a CASS™ certified address validation and geocoding solution for mainframe and open systems; Synchronos™, ISI’s CDI and enterprise customer management solution; FinScan® for sanctions and PEP list screening; and specific-purpose business support applications to reduce credit losses, identify better prospects, improve customer service, better align service channels to customer value and better execute marketing and business intelligence projects.
Since 1968, companies worldwide have relied on ISI’s data quality software, systems integration, database solutions and customer information process consulting. The company has set the standard for data quality management in thousands of customer-centric projects utilizing the firm’s services and software for creation and maintenance of customer-centric databases.
Innovative Systems is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, site of the 2009 G20 summit, with European offices in London, and representative offices in Brazil, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, and the Middle East. ISI software supports both Unicode and IBM operating systems in interactive and batch modes. ISI has completed projects in more than 30 countries in seven natural languages – with additional languages added on demand. The Innovative Web site is located at www.innovativesystems.com.
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