SOURCE: Klir Technologies

June 05, 2006 09:05 ET

Former N2H2 and Singlestep Executives Named Vice President of Operations, and Vice President of Marketing for Klir Technologies, Inc.

New Executives Brought in to Help Manage Rapid Growth

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 5, 2006 -- Klir Technologies, the first company to offer a hosted IT analytics solution for monitoring, analyzing and reporting on IT infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Frank Fulton as vice president of operations and Scot French as vice president of marketing. The two new executives were brought in to help manage the rapid growth the company is experiencing as they expand their Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering.

Fulton, formerly of N2H2, will be responsible for managing client services and technical operations to support Klir's expanding customer base. French, formerly of Singlestep Technologies, will oversee media relations and will plan and manage product and Company messaging to support continued growth.

"We're excited to welcome Frank and Scot to our management team just as our growth is accelerating," said James Maiocco, chief executive officer of Klir Technologies. "Frank has a proven track record of empowering operations to scale quickly and efficiently to support rapid growth. And Scot's extensive strategic branding and marketing experience will help us continue to extend our customer reach."

About Fulton

Fulton, who brings more than 18 years of managerial and technical experience to Klir, has a proven track record of increasing revenue and speed of delivery. Most recently he was vice president of operations at MessageGate, a leading enterprise e-mail governance software solution provider. At MessageGate, Fulton led all aspects of customer operations and service delivery and was responsible for the first production compliance software release in 2005. His teams increased anti-spam product effectiveness 99.999%, setting the standard for enterprise anti-spam performance.

Fulton also founded and served as vice president of engineering and operations at Mosaix, a provider of managed wide-area networking solutions. Prior to Mosaix, Fulton served as the chief operating officer at N2H2, a publicly traded Internet categorization and filtering company. At N2H2, Fulton achieved a more than 90% renewal rate on $8.9 million recurring subscription revenue and managed over 300 internal nodes and 1,700 distributed production systems. Fulton has expertise in managing operations and implementing business strategies that result in decreased operating expenses and increased revenue.

About French

French has 17 years' experience in marketing and brand strategy development. He served for four years as vice president of marketing for Singlestep Technologies (formerly Lone Wolf Technologies), a leading provider of data management solutions for IT. At Singlestep, French successfully launched the company's first enterprise application and re-launched the company under a new name. During his tenure, Singlestep won awards and recognition including the Reinvention Award from the Washington Software Alliance (WSA).

Before Singlestep, French worked as director of marketing for Internap Network Services, where he planned and directed a successful $5 million brand launch and market expansion. French has 10 years' experience with leading advertising agencies in the Pacific Northwest and Northern California, where he managed client accounts such as Nike, ESPN and The North Face.

About Klir Technologies

Klir Technologies offers the first hosted solution for monitoring, analyzing and reporting on applications, bandwidth, networks and infrastructure. The Software-as-Service (SaaS) delivery model ensures a rapidly deployable, cost-effective solution that provides enterprise-class reliability, security and functionality. By delivering instant insight into performance and utilization across the enterprise, Klir Analytics empowers companies to optimize their IT infrastructure.

Klir is a privately held, Seattle-based company founded in 2000. The company's mission is to be the world leader in SaaS-based IT analytics by providing insight and information to predict the unexpected. Klir is led by a team of executives with extensive experience in the technology and financial sectors.

For more information about Klir, visit www.klir.com.

Contact Information

  • Klir Technologies Contact:
    Scot French
    T 206-902-2025
    C 206-579-9038
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