SAN RAMON, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 12, 2013) - Tiburon, Inc., the industry's leading provider of public safety and security software for secure cloud and on-premises solutions, today announced that Jonathan Huberman, the Company's interim President and Chief Executive Officer, has accepted the position on a permanent basis.
"Over the past year, Tiburon has generated significant momentum. We refocused our attention on servicing our valued client base, invested heavily in our thought-leading Public Safety as a Service (PSaaS) offering that now includes over twenty cloud-based CAD and Records systems customers, enhanced our executive management team and saw tremendous growth in our revenue and profits," said Huberman. "These advancements are just the beginning. There are a number of other exciting opportunities we are pursuing that will considerably accelerate our growth and ability to serve our clients at every tier level. It is clear to me that Tiburon's future is exceptionally bright and together with our management team, I want to continue to lead the company forward and help redefine the public safety solutions market."
Prior to joining Tiburon on a full-time basis, Mr. Huberman was a Managing Director at the Gores Group, a leading private equity investment firm and Tiburon's sole investor. Before his time at Gores, Mr. Huberman was President of the Consumer and Small Business Products Division at EMC Corporation and was responsible for the company's China growth initiatives. Prior, Mr. Huberman was the CEO of Iomega Corporation and continued his responsibilities following EMC's acquisition of Iomega in 2008. Before joining Iomega, Mr. Huberman was a Managing Director and co-founder of aAd Capital, a hedge fund focused on investing in small to mid-sized public companies. Prior to aAd Capital, Mr. Huberman was a Partner at Idanta Partners, a technology focused private equity affiliate of the Bass family. Earlier in his career, Mr. Huberman worked at the Boston Consulting Group and Cray Research. Mr. Huberman also served as Special Advisor to the Director of DARPA. Mr. Huberman graduated with a B.A. in Computer Science from Princeton University, and received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Established in 1980, Tiburon is the industry-leading provider of automated public safety and security solutions to meet the demanding and complex needs of law enforcement, fire and rescue and corrections agencies. Tiburon offers fully integrated solutions including computer aided dispatch, records management, mobile data and communications, field reporting and corrections management solutions. From mission-critical conditions to daily operations, across complex multi-agency and multi-jurisdictional environments, Tiburon's integrated solutions have set the industry standard for capability, scalability and reliability for more than 30 years. For more information, visit www.tiburoninc.com or call (800) 428-5534.
About The Gores Group, LLC
The Gores Group, LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. The firm combines the operational expertise and detailed due diligence capabilities of a strategic buyer with the seasoned M&A team of a traditional financial buyer. The Gores Group, which was founded in 1987 by Alec E. Gores, has become a leading investor having demonstrated over time a reliable track record of creating substantial value in its portfolio companies alongside management. Headquartered in Los Angeles, The Gores Group maintains offices in Boulder, CO, and London. For more information, please visit www.gores.com