NEW YORK, NY, March 11, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Intelligize, a premier provider of research solutions for professionals involved with SEC compliance, corporate transactions and company research, today announced that it has named Todd Hicks as Chief Executive Officer and that it has strengthened its executive management team with the addition of Phil Brown to Product Strategy and Joanne Ferrara to Marketing.
Todd Hicks joined Intelligize in August 2010 as Vice President of Sales & Marketing to develop the company's go-to-market strategy and to accelerate its revenue growth. As the company's Chief Executive Officer, Hicks will drive overall company strategy to ensure the growth of the business, its competitive advantage and its value to the market. With his new senior management team in place, Hicks' will spearhead the company's vision of delivering the most trusted solution developed for securities research professionals.
Phil Brown has worked with Intelligize since 2010 as a strategic advisor. Joining the team as the new Chief Strategy Officer, Brown is responsible for all aspects of product strategy, quality, and management across the company's product suite. With over 20 years of experience in the legal and business information industry, he brings an extensive knowledge of SEC filings, processes and regulatory framework to Intelligize. A pioneer in the development of electronic document retrieval, he provides Intelligize with strategic guidance on product development and further enhances the company's customer focus. Brown is the former CEO and co-founder of Global Securities Information (GSI). Under his leadership, GSI introduced Livedgar which became the leading SEC research platform in the marketplace. GSI was acquired by Thomson Reuters in July of 2005.
Joanne Ferrara joined Intelligize in January 2014 and is the company's Vice President of Marketing. Bringing more than 15 years of strategic marketing experience to Intelligize, she is responsible for the company's marketing strategy and for developing programs that will create interest, demand and recognition for Intelligize and its product suite. Ferrara was previously the Sr. Director of Corporate Marketing at FalconStor Software, Inc., a data protection and storage software provider.
"With these key additions, we are developing a leadership team that can guide the company to its next phase of innovation and growth," said Todd Hicks, Chief Executive Officer of Intelligize. "We will continue to produce cutting-edge products that allow our customers to better comply with an ever-changing and complex regulatory environment. At the heart of Intelligize is its people. We are committed to investing in world-class talent to support our clients and realize our potential in the markets we serve. "About Intelligize, Inc.
Founded in 2008, Intelligize is a leading provider of a web-based services platform that enables law firms, accounting firms, corporations and others to more efficiently research, prepare and draft SEC filings, corporate transactions and various agreements within a fast-changing regulatory environment. Through powerful search, filter, compare, analyze and alert capabilities, its suite of applications is designed to help customers cut down on the amount of time and effort it takes to meet reporting requirements and move through the SEC review process.
Headquartered in New York, Intelligize serves Fortune 500 companies, such as Chevron, IBM, Microsoft, Verizon and Wal-Mart, as well as some of the top global accounting and law firms. For more information, visit www.intelligize.com
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