SOURCE: Agentis Software

August 08, 2005 09:00 ET

Agentis Names James N. Marshall President and CEO

Former Apple Executive to Lead Agentis' Push to Deliver Intelligent IT Solutions

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 8, 2005 -- Agentis Software, a leading provider of intelligent IT solutions, today announced the appointment of James N. Marshall as the President and CEO. With more than 30 years of experience as an executive in the technology industry, Marshall brings significant strategic expertise to the Agentis team. Marshall replaces former CEO Jean-Yves Dexmier and will drive the successful implementation of Agentis' strategy to deliver intelligent IT solutions cheaper and faster than alternate methodologies.

Marshall will spearhead the business strategy and product roadmap for Agentis, ensuring that goal-directed agent technology continues to play a vital role in the evolution of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) technology standards. His enterprise software expertise will help catapult the company, forging new customer relationships in critical vertical markets.

"I see tremendous opportunity for business growth at Agentis. Our technology solutions are creating a new standard in intuitive, goal-oriented, model-driven application development and maintenance that dramatically lowers the time-to-market and total-cost-of-ownership for enterprise applications," said Marshall. "Agentis' strong leadership position enables us to be a significant contributor in delivering compelling enterprise solutions. We have already begun to see dramatic results in the IT Infrastructure/data center, shipping, energy and financial sectors."

Prior to joining Agentis, Jim was vice president of named accounts at FileNet, a provider of enterprise content management and automation solutions. In this position, Jim created, deployed and managed a new Go to Market Plan for the corporation. This Plan was central to driving the company's Enterprise Content Management strategy. Before FileNet, Jim was Vice President of Apple's US Education Division, leading the overall Higher Education and K-12 Education strategy and execution at Apple, growing share over 6% in his first year there. This unit of Apple accounts for approximately one quarter of the company's annual revenues.

Marshall was Chief Marketing Officer at Informix, repositioning the company, creating and launching a whole new identity and ad campaign. Prior to that, he held executive positions at: Oracle Corporation, Tandem Computers, Burroughs Corporation, and Neo Media Technologies. He has extensive experience in growing software startups, and has established a stellar track record of driving highly successful sales and marketing campaigns.

Marshall holds a B.A., Double Major in Management and General Sciences from the University of South Florida.

About Agentis Software

Agentis Software delivers intelligent IT solutions at a fraction of the cost and time of other methodologies. We use goal-directed application modeling to create operationally aware applications that automate and orchestrate processes across your enterprise. The model is then automatically deployed as enterprise Java code. These applications allow you to rapidly update, remove or introduce new processes and rules to keep application functionality in sync with your business requirements.

Agentis Software has offices in the US, Paris, Buenos Aires and Melbourne. For more information about Agentis Software products and services please call (917) 368-8129. In Europe, call Agentis at +33 (0) 140 903 028. In Latin America, call Agentis at +54-11-4317-6880. In Australia, call Agentis at 61 3 8341 2600. Please visit us at

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