Two INETCOŽ Board Members Join Company in Senior Management Roles
Past experiences leveraged as company drives to market with its business transaction management software
Vancouver, British Columbia – April 29, 2009 – INETCO® Systems Limited today announced that Mark Johnston and Dr. Mike Blackstock, both former board members, recently accepted the roles of Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, Research and Development, respectively.
“Mark and Mike’s experience and backgrounds were very important to their roles with our board and they helped tremendously to get us where we are today,” says Bijan Sanii, President and CEO of INETCO. “They both influenced the development of our strategies over the past two and a half years and now we’re going to leverage that experience as we shift gears and go to market.”
With more than 25 years experience, Johnston is an authority on selling disruptive technologies and building strong partner ecosystems around them. Prior to joining INETCO, Johnston was Vice President of Sales and Technical Marketing at Intrinsyc Software Inc. (TSX: ICS) and previously spent 22 years focused on communications technologies and global markets at Intel Corporation. His efforts helped make Intel a top player in both the communications infrastructure and cellular handset silicon markets worldwide.
Blackstock, PhD is a veteran technology leader with a proven track record in delivering innovative products for enterprise and service provider customers. Previously he was a co-founder and CTO of Colligo Networks, Inc., a leading provider of peer-to-peer wireless productivity software designed for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (tm) enabled notebooks, Tablet PCs, and handhelds and Vice President of Research and Development for Infowave Software, Inc., a global provider of software that connects enterprise applications to wireless devices.
These latest additions bolster the INETCO team as it drives the market strategy of its business transaction management software and prepares for the release of INETCO Insight® 4.5 next month.
About INETCO Systems Limited
INETCO Systems Limited creates business transaction management and communications gateway solutions for payment networks and EFT application performance management. The Company’s core technology, INETCO Insight, helps you discover and isolate POS, ATM and card processing performance problems faster while reducing fixed operational costs associated with support, communications and infrastructure. A recognized technology leader in the TCP/IP payment transactions space, INETCO products are currently deployed within financial, retail, and telecommunications IT environments in over 50 countries. INETCO is based in Vancouver, British Columbia. http://www.inetco.com