SOURCE: Information Builders

Information Builders

March 23, 2015 08:20 ET

Information Builders Deepens Channel Expertise With New Executive Appointment

BI and Analytics Leader Names Tom Villani as Vice President, Business Development and Strategic Alliances

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 23, 2015) - Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced that Tom Villani has joined the company as Vice President, Business Development and Strategic Alliances. In this role, Villani will spearhead expansion initiatives within Information Builders' channel and partner network and implement strategies for future growth.

Villani joins Information Builders from MicroStrategy and has over two decades of experience executing business development initiatives for global enterprises and building key partner relationships between information technology organizations. Reporting directly to Information Builders' Chief Development Officer, John Senor, Villani will drive new business opportunities in a variety of areas. Key responsibilities include leading Information Builders' efforts to secure and enhance global strategic relationships with key system integrators, technology platforms, and big data organizations. In addition, Villani will oversee channel expansion activities by strengthening the company's WebFOCUS Express Distributor/Reseller program.

"Information Builders' channel and partner program is a key component of the company's unique value proposition in the marketplace," said Villani. "I'm excited at the opportunity to build upon the success to date and find new ways to collaborate with these industry leaders to help more organizations realize the power of their information."

"Tom joins Information Builders with a first-class reputation as a leader in channel sales and strategic business development," said Gerald Cohen, president and CEO of Information Builders. "This experience will be invaluable as we roll out new programs to better maximize our channel and partner relationships. We're thrilled, both to have him on the team, and for the benefits his expertise will deliver to our customers."

About Information Builders 
Information Builders helps organizations transform data into business value. Our software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, integration, and data integrity empower people to make smarter decisions, strengthen customer relationships, and drive growth. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched in the industry. That's why tens of thousands of leading organizations rely on Information Builders to be their trusted partner. Founded in 1975, Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices around the world, and remains one of the largest independent, privately held companies in the industry. Visit us at, follow us on Twitter at @infobldrs, like us on Facebook, and visit our LinkedIn page.