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Resilient Network Systems

February 03, 2011 15:11 ET

Former Epocrates CEO Kirk Loevner Named CEO of Resilient Network Systems

Resilient's Trust Network Addresses Privacy and Security With a User-Centric Approach to Healthcare Information Exchange

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - February 3, 2011) - Resilient Network Systems announced today that former Epocrates CEO, Kirk Loevner, recently joined as the company's Chief Executive Officer. Loevner is an innovative leader with a proven track record for successfully leading the growth of multiple start-up companies.

"This is a unique opportunity to address one of the greatest challenges in healthcare," explained Loevner. "Resilient's network-based approach simultaneously addresses the complex nature of trust and policy enforcement and enables the secure exchange of information while protecting privacy."

"Kirk, a visionary leader who is highly regarded in healthcare and technology, is ideally suited to help us lead the charge to bring the Trust Network to healthcare," says Jonathan Hare, Founder and Chairman of Resilient Network Systems. "We are confident that his management expertise, strategic guidance and leadership will catapult the company to new heights."

From 2004 to 2008, Loevner served as CEO of Epocrates (NASDAQ: EPOC), a leading provider of clinical information to healthcare professionals. Under his leadership, revenues grew from $10- to $90-Million and Epocrates expanded to become the leading provider of decision support tools to healthcare professionals. Prior to Epocrates, Loevner served as CEO of the Internet Shopping Network, an early e-commerce company, PublishOne, an online publishing company, and ScreamingMedia, a publicly traded online media company, all of which were successfully sold. After earning his MBA at Harvard, Loevner started his career as a marketing executive at VisiCorp, a software pioneer that invented the first spreadsheet, VisiCalc, and Apple, where he led the introduction of many successful hardware and software products. Loevner was at Apple for a decade where he played many management roles including leading product marketing, evangelism, developer services, and Apple's software businesses. He built a developer network that generated over 10,000 innovative applications for the Macintosh in the 80s and 90s. 

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About Resilient Network Systems
Resilient Network Systems has built a nationwide Trust Network, enabling secure, sensitive information to move freely around the Internet while giving the owner of the information control over its access and use. Resilient's three software products -- an Access Server to allow information and applications to connect to the Trust Network, a Trust Broker to enforce policies set by the resource owner and an Identity Broker to resolve identities in real-time -- work together to create a safer and more trusted open platform for Internet communication and commerce. Resilient's partners are using the Trust Network to deliver innovative solutions in a variety of industries including healthcare, media, information security, government and financial services. For more information, visit

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