SOURCE: Metatomix

March 20, 2007 14:36 ET

Metatomix Names Jeff Dickerson as President and CEO and John Landry to Board of Directors

WALTHAM, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 20, 2007 -- Metatomix, Inc., a leading provider of integrated justice solutions to state and local governments, today announced two key additions to the executive team. Effective immediately, Jeff Dickerson has been appointed as president and chief executive officer and John Landry has joined the board of directors. Previously, Dickerson was CEO of eCredit, which was acquired by Fidelity Ventures in 2006. Landry is a highly regarded serial entrepreneur, who has served as a technology executive with leading firms including IBM, Lotus Development, Dun & Bradstreet, Cullinet Software and McCormack & Dodge.

"The addition of two such prominent executives to our team is a real endorsement of the market opportunity for Metatomix," said Wayne Boulais, Metatomix chairman and Apex Venture Partners general partner. "Having worked with Jeff in previous positions, I know that Metatomix will benefit from his intense focus on customers and their success. And John Landry's experience as a technologist is unparalleled. He's a tremendous addition to our team."

"Metatomix has established a successful track record of using semantic technology to solve real-world customer problems in key markets including integrated justice and financial services," said Dickerson. "I look forward to working with our existing customers to expand on that success, and to widening our focus to bring the same success to customers in markets such as healthcare, life sciences and others."

"From the moment I began analyzing it, Metatomix's semantic services technology has impressed me as being both technically solid and practically applicable," said Landry. "I look forward to working with the company to actualize the enormous potential for this solution across a wide range of markets and industries."

"Jeff and John bring great technology, sales and management experience to the Metatomix team," said Shamez Kanji, Metatomix board member and general partner, North Hill Ventures. "With these appointments, I'm confident that the leadership team can help accelerate the company's growth."

Dickerson brings to Metatomix more than 20 years of executive experience at various technology companies. In addition to his experience as CEO of eCredit, a provider of credit risk management and collections software, Dickerson was previously the senior vice president of worldwide sales and services at MCK Communications, where he expanded revenue from $2 million in 1997 to $50 million in 2001, setting the foundation for a successful public offering in 1999. He was also vice president of client/server sales at Vmark Software. Dickerson also held management positions at Prime Computer and Parametric Technologies.

With 25 years of experience building software and software companies, Landry manages Lead Dog Ventures, a disruptive new-age business accelerator, providing emerging technology enterprises access to a well developed network of intellectual, relationship and financial capital. Landry currently serves as Chairman and CTO of one of Lead Dog's largest investments, Adesso Systems, where he led the design and development of Adesso's revolutionary distributed applications platform. Additionally, Landry has served as chairman of various companies including Agility Systems, Narrative Communications, and Adjoin Solutions.

For additional information or to arrange an interview with either Jeff Dickerson or John Landry, please contact Tim Perkins (, 781-907-6722) or Meghan Doherty at CHEN PR (, 781-672-3147).

About Metatomix, Inc.

Founded in 2000, Metatomix ( is the leading provider of semantic customer data integration (CDI) solutions to law enforcement, courts, financial services and other customers. Metatomix solutions intelligently link customer data from existing disparate systems to create a common semantic understanding of customers across the enterprise. Using this contextual understanding, Metatomix solutions enable real-time analysis and insights, orchestrating coordinated responses amongst existing systems to optimized customer response and relationships. For more information, visit the Metatomix Web site at

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