SOURCE: Space-Time Research

May 06, 2008 10:24 ET

Space-Time Research Announces New Appointments to Lead Global Growth in Self-Service Business Intelligence Solutions

Araujo and Duncan Position STR for Accelerating Growth as Organizations Look to STR to Provide Faster, Safer and Easier Analytics

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) - Space-Time Research Pty, Ltd. (STR) -- the global leader in Self-Service Business Intelligence solutions for government -- announced today the appointment of Keiren (Kerry) Araujo as Vice President of Global Sales and Alliances. Ms. Araujo will be responsible for all sales operations and partnership development and will be a member of the STR executive management team, reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer.

Ms. Araujo began her career with IBM in various sales and sales management roles. Most recently she was with SAS where she was a senior sales director and had been a Vice President at ABC Technologies before its acquisition by SAS. Ms. Araujo has held various leadership positions responsible for sales, alliances, professional services, product marketing and customer support at IBM, SAS, ABC Technologies, QualityLogic, and Mentor Graphics. In addition to sales and alliances, Kerry brings experience in product marketing, professional services, and customer support.

"Kerry's successful track record in growing the value of sales, alliances, and services in the software industry make her an invaluable addition to our team," said Don McDougall, Chief Executive Officer for STR. "Kerry will lead and accelerate the growth of our global presence in the self-service business intelligence space. A key objective will be to build on our success in major statistical agencies such as US Bureau of Census, UK Office for National Statistics, Russian Federal Statistics Office, and the Australian Bureau of Statistics. These national agencies are the proving ground for the solutions needed to analyze and disseminate increasing volumes of information."

"This is an exciting time to be joining STR, and I look forward to helping bring the power of self-service analytics and business intelligence to organizations worldwide," said Ms. Araujo. "Our customers use STR's solutions to address the increasingly important question of how to provide rich information to an increasingly demanding audience whilst safeguarding the quality and confidentiality of statistics data."

STR also announced the appointment of Mr. Jack Duncan to lead its global alliance development program. Mr. Duncan has held leadership positions in alliance development throughout his career. Mr. Duncan will report to the Vice President of Global Sales and Alliances. Ms. Araujo, speaking in her new role, welcomed the addition of Mr. Duncan: "Delivering the benefits of our solution to our customers is dependent on the success of our partners and the support they provide."

About Space-Time Research Pty. Ltd.

Space-Time Research is the global leader in Self-Service Business Intelligence for government. Based in Melbourne, Australia with offices in the United States and the United Kingdom, customers using and benefiting from SuperSTAR technology and solutions include agencies for statistics, education, transportation, health, and justice. For more information on STR, please visit www.spacetimeresearch.com.

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