27 July 2010
Expert System, leading provider of semantic software that searches, discovers, classifies and interprets unstructured text information, today announced the hire of Bryan Bell as the vice president of enterprise sales in the U.S. Bell will lead the development of new partnerships with system integrators and distributors to increase worldwide adoption of semantic search software within global enterprises.
Bell brings an extensive background in the insurance and financial services industry, as well as sales experience with software companies such as Autonomy and APR Smartlogik. While serving as an independent consultant, Bell developed and executed OEM strategies, reseller programs and other business development initiatives for various software companies at crucial points in their maturation processes.
“With the recent growth of our executive team, and our aggressive goals for growth in the U.S., Bryan’s experience and expertise is directly in line with our needs,” said J. Brooke Aker, CEO of Expert System USA. “His ability to not only develop strategy to drive sales, partnerships and overall business, but execute against those plans, will allow us to meet our goals while continuing to provide our semantic solutions to the companies most in need.”
Key partnerships are already in place with companies such as Microsoft and Oracle. Bell will be continuing to expand Expert System’s partnership programs for system integrators and distributor channels.
“I have been on the front edge of helping build technology business for nearly 13 years,” said Bell, “and business’ have been longing for a leader in the semantic technology space to emerge. I believe Expert System is the company. We have a trusted brand, a proven technology, the vision and the right management team to lead the market. No matter the industry, those companies who choose to leave key words behind and implement a semantic technology solution will quickly learn that they can finally exercise control over their information environment and in return will receive the highly sought after competitive advantge. Expert System, with its exceptional reputation and superior semantic technology is nicely positioned to become the ultimate information management platform for the 21st century.”
Expert System is the provider of several semantic solutions developed to meet the needs of enterprises across industries including government, finance, advertising and mobile. With its unique linguistic technology, Expert System enables the semantic search, discover, classification and analysis of structured and unstructured data, across internal and external sources. As a result, companies can make strategic business decisions based on more accurate and robust data.