February 08, 2010 12:59 ET

NetBase Expands Leadership Team With Three Seasoned High-Tech Executives

New CTO, CMO and VP Worldwide Sales to Help Category Leader Develop and Deliver Insight Discovery Solutions

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - February 8, 2010) - NetBase, the Insight Discovery company, today announced the appointment of three key senior executives, rounding out its tenured leadership team. All are industry veterans who have proven success in prior senior executive roles and expertise in guiding high-tech companies through all stages of business development, from start-up to IPO to acquisition.

"We achieved a tremendous amount of growth in 2009 by extending our product offerings and expanding our customer base," said Jonathan Spier, CEO, NetBase. "We are thrilled to have Mark, Lisa and Richard on board because their skills and experience are perfectly suited to help NetBase continue its success in 2010 and beyond."

The three new executives are:

Mark Bowles, Chief Technology Officer

Mark brings more than 45 years of experience to his role as CTO for NetBase, where he is responsible for the company's overall architecture and technology vision. He is a co-founder and former CTO of TIBCO Software, and was the co-inventor and patent author for the company's fundamental communication technology. Mark was also formerly CIO at BondMart Technologies and Vice President, Messaging Systems, at BEA Systems.

Lisa Joy Rosner, Chief Marketing Officer

Lisa has over 18 years of experience launching, rebranding and driving revenue for high-tech companies in Silicon Valley. Before joining NetBase, Lisa was Vice President of Marketing at category creator, MyBuys and was Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at BroadVision Inc., an early innovator of e-commerce solutions.

Richard Lo, Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Business Development

Richard brings more than 20 years of experience delivering information technology solutions to enterprises. This experience includes early stage, venture-backed companies, as well as a number of the technology industry's largest organizations. Prior to joining NetBase, Richard was VP of Enterprise Sales at i365, a Seagate Company. He joined i365 through the company's acquisition of MetaLINCS, where he was the VP of Sales and Professional Services.

About NetBase

NetBase provides insight discovery tools that are changing the way people search. Its next-generation semantic technology reads sentences to surface insights from billions of sources in public and private online information. Patent-pending lenses provide context for search results and intelligently guide users to answers. NetBase solutions are assisting market researchers at Fortune 1,000 companies with netnography and social media understanding and enabling science, technology and medical (STM) publishers to enrich their documents for researchers. Five of the top ten consumer packaged goods companies, including Procter & Gamble, and two of the top three STM publishers, including Reed Elsevier, are using NetBase to find answers faster. Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, NetBase is a privately held company. For more information, visit:

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