Tech Leader Rob Clyde Joins Telligent’s Board of Directors

Dallas, TX, September 04, 2011 --( Telligent, a leader in social community software for the enterprise, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Clyde to the company's board of directors.

Clyde brings more than twenty-five years of experience as a software executive to the growing social business software provider. He is currently the CEO of Adaptive Computing, an intelligent automation software provider for cloud, data center, and high-performance computing environments.

Prior to joining Adaptive Computing, Clyde managed his own consulting company. He also served as both VP & CTO of Symantec for nine years. In his roles at Symantec, he was a key part of the management team that drove the company to grow from slightly under $1B in revenue to over $5B. The stock split three times during his tenure.

“Rob’s expertise in software organizations, innovative developments and technology strategy is invaluable,” explains Patrick Brandt, CEO of Telligent. “We are extremely fortunate to have him as part of our board of directors and look forward to the incredible value and knowledge we know that he will add to Telligent during this significant time of growth at our company.”

Telligent has been a proven leader in social media software for years and was recently recognized by a leading independent firm for its social platform, analytics, and partner network. Since it was founded in 2004 as one of the first entrants into the online social community market, Telligent has consistently released software and services that have revolutionized the way businesses use social media for customer communities and workforce collaboration.

The company has had a very busy and successful summer after debuting a new software platform and compatible enterprise and community suites which were met with industry acclaim from both customers and partners.

This fall, Telligent plans to showcase best practices for building World Class Communities leveraging Telligent Community 6.0 at its annual social conference, The Big Social, in Dallas, Texas on September 26 – 28, 2011.

“Telligent’s growth within the constantly evolving social platform industry has been incredible, and they have continued to prove why they are recognized as an industry leader,” said Clyde. “I look forward to being part of that continued growth and I am confident in the company’s bright future.”

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About Telligent

One of the pioneers in enterprise social community and workforce collaboration software, Telligent helps companies worldwide to implement social communities for their employees, customers and partners. Its powerful community development platform allows customers and partners to customize their community experiences and build award-winning applications on top of the platform.

Telligent differentiates itself with an ease of business and a level of confidence to which seasoned and successful organizations are accustomed. With a customer-focused culture, Telligent sets the social enterprise standard for positive business outcomes. With Telligent, thousands of organizations worldwide have created successful communities that drive collaboration, communication, innovation, networking and support, including American Marketing Association, Dell, Microsoft, Psion, U.S. Department of Defense - All Partners Access Network (APAN) and more.

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