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Crispin Read Joins SiSense as Executive Chairman

SiSense will benefit greatly from Crispin’s experience and track record at Business Objects, Cartesis and Microsoft

SiSense, a provider of leading-edge business intelligence (BI) solutions, has announced that Crispin Read has joined the board of directors of SiSense as Executive Chairman, effective immediately.

“We are delighted to welcome Crispin as Executive Chairman,” says Elad Israeli, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SiSense. “Crispin’s experience and track record at Business Objects, Cartesis and Microsoft, give him the perfect background to support SiSense as we continue to execute our ambitious global growth strategy.”

With over 20 years of experience in business intelligence and business applications marketing, Crispin Read currently serves as Vice President of Business Intelligence Investments at Opus Capital. Read joined Opus Capital from Microsoft Corp., where he served as General Manager of Microsoft’s ERP business, leading product management and marketing for Microsoft Corp.’s portfolio of enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications. In this role he was responsible for ERP strategy and execution worldwide. Prior to Microsoft, he was Chief Marketing Officer at Cartesis SA, a venture-backed financial performance management company that was acquired by Business Objects in 2007. From 1995 to 2004, Crispin served in various roles at Business Objects, including Vice President of Product Management and Vice President of Product Marketing. During this period Business Objects grew revenues from $30M to $930M.

“SiSense has absolutely amazing technologies that vastly reduce the cost and complexity of BI deployments. As a result, countless companies and departments will now be able to enjoy previously unobtainable benefits of business intelligence”, says Crispin Read. “I’m excited to join the talented and visionary SiSense team on this journey.”

About SiSense
SiSense is leading the way to a new era of business intelligence, where fast and flexible BI is available to any business user analyzing any type or amount of data. Based on advanced technologies developed during the course of five years, SiSense delivers an end-to-end BI solution that allows organizations to mash-up a variety of data sources containing mountains of data into server-based interactive dashboards and reports in less than a day, thus securing immediate ROI. SiSense customers enjoy very high performance do-it-yourself BI, without IT projects, data warehouse systems, OLAP cubes or programming. For more information and a free trial download of the software, visit www.sisense.com.


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Elad Israeli is co-founder of business intelligence software company, SiSense. SiSense has developed Prism, a next-generation business intelligence platform based on its own, unique ElastiCube BI technology. Elad is responsible for driving the vision and strategy of SiSense’s unique BI products. Before co-founding SiSense, Elad served as a Product Manager at global IT services firm Ness Technologies (NASDAQ: NSTC). Previously, Elad was a Product Manager at Anysoft and, before that, he co-founded and led technology development at BiSense, a BI technology company.