SOURCE: Metatomix

January 14, 2008 09:00 ET

Metatomix Appoints Industry Veterans to Lead Engineering and Business Development Efforts

Patrick Curley Appointed Sr. VP of Engineering, Ken Tacelli Joins Company as VP of Business Development

DEDHAM, MA--(Marketwire - January 14, 2008) - Metatomix, Inc., a leading provider of semantic solutions to financial services, justice, manufacturing and life sciences organizations, today announced the appointment of two industry veterans to key roles. Patrick Curley joins the company as senior vice president of engineering and Ken Tacelli comes on board as vice president of business development.

With 12 years of executive experience, and more than 25 years of engineering experience altogether, Curley will lead the company's overall engineering efforts. Tacelli, 15 years of senior sales experience in various markets, will be responsible for strategic partnerships and other sales-oriented initiatives.

"Ken and Patrick bring just the right skill sets to help Metatomix continue its growth as a leader in providing companies with real-world business solutions leveraging semantic technology," said Jeff Dickerson, CEO of Metatomix. "Both Patrick and Ken are invaluable assets as they bring a breadth of knowledge in their respective areas. I have no doubt their contributions will play an integral role in our company's success in 2008."

Prior to joining Metatomix, Curley served as vice president of product development at ThingMagic, a Cambridge, MA-based RFID startup. He held the same position at MCK Communications, a successful telecom IPO, and Windata, Inc., a wireless local area networking startup. He has also held senior engineering management positions at PictureTel Corporation, a video and data conferencing company, and Sun Microsystems. Curley earned a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Boston University.

Tacelli comes to Metatomix having spent nine years at EMC in a variety of roles, including sales, operations, business development and alliances. During his tenure at EMC, Tacelli helped grow joint development opportunities with Oracle by over 250 percent. Tacelli holds a B.S. degree from Westfield State College, an MBA with a concentration in high technology from Northeastern University, and has served as an Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps.

About Metatomix, Inc.

Founded in 2000, Metatomix ( is the leading provider of semantic solutions to financial services, justice, manufacturing and life sciences organizations. Metatomix solutions link data from existing disparate systems to create a common semantic understanding across the enterprise. Using this contextual understanding, Metatomix solutions enable real-time analysis and insights, orchestrating and coordinating responses among both people and systems to optimize business performance. For more information, visit the Metatomix Web site at

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