March 10, 2010 in Announcements (E)
[prMac.com] Arlington, Virginia - Group Logic, the leading provider of desktop client integration and data transfer solutions, today announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors - John Malone, who will serve as Chairman, and Dave Ellison. In addition, the company has re-organized its executive team to better position the company for aggressive growth.
T. Reid Lewis, Group Logic Co-Founder and President said, "The Board and the founders are committed to building a talented leadership team to carry Group Logic through its aggressive growth strategy. Both Malone and Ellison bring to the board decades of hands-on experience in growing successful companies. Mr. Ellison's archiving and security software business experience at iLumin is a perfect complement to Group Logic's strategic direction going forward."
Chairman John Malone, speaking on behalf of the Board, said, "The entire Board is excited about the solutions that Group Logic has built and acquired over the past 20 years. With a blue-chip customer base of over 4,500 customers, a strong portfolio of industry-leading products, a talented staff and a healthy balance sheet, we are well-positioned to further increase Group Logic's leadership and broad acceptance in the marketplace."
About John Malone
John Malone has served in a number of leadership roles with a strong emphasis on driving rapid organizational growth. Mr. Malone has achieved high levels of success in a broad range of organizations which vary from a Fortune 100 company, to a mid-cap, to the founding of a brand new start up.
Mr. Malone has been engaged with Digital Sandbox since August 2007 as a Special Advisor to the Board. Most recently Mr. Malone was the Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development for NeuStar from January 2003 to April 2007. Mr. Malone was accountable for the revenue side of Neustar's business both as a private company and then as a NYSE company. NeuStar's revenue grew from $80 M in 2002 to in excess of $420 M in 2007 under Mr. Malone's leadership
Prior to NeuStar, Mr. Malone was the CEO and cofounder of BizTelOne which was started 2001. He also served as the President of the Commercial Systems Group at Universal Systems Inc. Mr. Malone has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
About Dave Ellison
David Ellison is an innovative Chief Executive with a twenty-five year track record of developing and implementing rapid growth strategies and providing visionary leadership in delivering strategically critical products and services that enable sustainable competitive advantage while achieving operational excellence and outstanding business results. Extensive experience in all facets of business operations including strategy and planning, mergers and acquisitions, sales and marketing, product development, customer support services, IT and Administration.
Mr. Ellison's experience ranges across broad industry sectors including Aerospace, Defense, Infrastructure Technologies, Software Services, Financial Services and Telecommunications. In his most recent position, Mr. Ellison served as President and CEO of Era Systems, growing the company from a nearly bankrupt entity to a leader in surveillance technologies. Other management positions were held at CA, iLumin Software Services and Primark / Disclosure. Mr. Ellison received his B.S. in Finance and Accounting as well as his B.S. in Computer Information Systems from George Mason University.
Group Logic is the leading provider desktop client integration and data transfer solutions that enable customers to increase productivity and leverage existing infrastructure investments through enterprise file transfer and Mac/Windows connectivity solutions. With over 20 years of unmatched experience, Group Logic's emphasis on customer success is the very core of its business. More than 4,500 customers trust Group Logic every day to move and share their files around the world. For more information, visit Group Logic on the Web or call 800.476.8781/+1.703.528.1555.