SOURCE: CognitiveDATA, Inc.

February 20, 2008 11:00 ET

CognitiveDATA Expands Leadership Team

Bryan Throckmorton, John Watkins, and Jennifer King Add Experience in Marketing Services in the Areas of Business Development, Data Acquisition, and Product Marketing

LITTLE ROCK, AR--(Marketwire - February 20, 2008) - CognitiveDATA, an award-winning marketing technology company, announced today the addition of three new individuals to its leadership team. Bryan Throckmorton joins as Director of Business Development, John Watkins joins as Director of Data Acquisition, and Jennifer King joins as Product Marketing Leader. Collectively, all three bring a wealth of experience in the direct marketing industry previously serving in key roles at Choicepoint, Raine Media, and Acxiom.

The leadership team expansion continues the strong hiring trend at CognitiveDATA. In the past six months, CognitiveDATA increased its nationwide staff by more than 30%. To accommodate growth, CognitiveDATA has expanded its available office space to 20,000 square feet.

CognitiveDATA President and CEO, Rod Ford, said, "The addition of these three impressive professionals to our sales, product, and marketing teams will enable CognitiveDATA to continue to provide award-winning thought leadership for our marketing technology in the marketplace. These hires, along with several others in the areas of analytics, technology, and account management, position us well to serve the growing base of direct marketers seeking fresh approaches and real innovation."

These additions to the leadership team are the latest development in the company's impressive growth. In September the company was named by Inc. Magazine as the 208th fastest growing private company in the U.S. Additionally, in October the company was honored by the prestigious Deloitte Technology Fast 500 as the 155th fastest growing technology company in the country.

About CognitiveDATA, Inc.

CognitiveDATA is a marketing technology company recognized as the thought leader of data quality technology. The Company recently celebrated its six year anniversary by being named to the Inc. 500 list as the 208th fastest growing private company in the U.S. with 4 year growth rate in excess of 1,000%. The company currently has over 300 direct national marketing companies using its NCDM - Award-winning marketing Response Technology.

The privately held corporation is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas with sales operations in Dallas, Chicago, and New York. For more information, contact CognitiveDATA at 866-243-7883 or visit

Contact Information

    Rod Ford
    CognitiveDATA, Inc.
    Phone: 501.975.7580
    Email: Email Contact