SOURCE: Viador

March 06, 2007 09:00 ET

Viador Appoints New President

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 6, 2007 -- Viador, a leading provider of business intelligence solutions, today announced the promotion of Ben Connors to President, succeeding Edmund Lau who has resigned to pursue other interests. Mr. Connors is a co-founder of Viador, and he previously served as Viador's Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development.

"We appreciate the contribution that Edmund Lau has made to Viador during his long and successful tenure, and we wish him the best in his new endeavors," said Stan Wang, Chairman of the Board of Viador. "We are delighted to appoint Ben Connors as the new President of Viador. Mr. Connors brings a wealth of experience and talent to the position, and no one understands Viador, its customers, partners, market, and technology better than he does. This will be a seamless transition."

"I am excited to take on this role, and I look forward to working with the Viador team, customers, and partners even more closely," said Ben Connors. "Edmund Lau provided a skillful and steady hand for the company; we will miss him as a colleague and a friend. I plan to continue the growth and success of Viador that he successfully executed."

Prior to co-founding Viador, Mr. Connors held various executive positions with Hewlett-Packard, Oracle, Ingres, and other leading technology companies, leading efforts both in the US and internationally. He has also founded and advised numerous technology companies and has been a board member of several private firms, guiding them through company initiation, growth, and IPO events. Mr. Connors is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Stanford University Mechanical Engineering Department. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

About Viador

Viador Inc. provides Easy, Open, Scalable Reporting and Analytics software to deliver cost-effective, secure, actionable information to leading businesses and organizations worldwide. Viador products are highly customizable, allow the addition of new features on demand, require zero client maintenance, and offer fast, reliable deployment at the industry's lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Viador is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.

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