David Key, Chief Executive Officer and President of FieldCentrix Inc., Wins Bridgegate 20 Award.IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 1999--
David Key, chief executive officer and president of FieldCentrix Inc., an Internet Internet
Publicly accessible computer network connecting many smaller networks from around the world. It grew out of a U.S. Defense Department program called ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network), established in 1969 with connections between computers at the and wireless software company, has been named a Bridgegate 20 award winner.
The Bridgegate 20 is a first-of-its-kind program to recognize leaders of the next economy who demonstrate a clear correlation between investing in talent and successful company-building. These "difference makers" are people whose success is a direct outgrowth of their ability to leverage human capital and ideas as strategic assets.
Key co-founded FieldCentrix in 1994 in response to the many challenges facing field service companies. His goal was to develop a complete wireless and Internet-based mobile software solution for the field service industry to enhance customer service, increase productivity, reduce costs, and increase cash flow.
"One of the accomplishments I am most proud of is building the team of talented people that comprise FieldCentrix," said Key. "We have been able to attract some of the best people in the high-technology industry and created an environment where they can work on cool technology and be the first in the industry to deliver a wireless and Internet solution to the market."
Key has 22 years of software technology and executive management experience. He was a member of the founding team and vice president for systems software at FileNET Corporation, now one of the top 60 software companies in the world. He received an American Institute of Image Management (AIIM (Association for Information and Image Management International, Silver Spring, MD, www.aiim.org) A membership organization founded in 1943 devoted to creating industry standards and disseminating information about the document management industry. ) award for directing the development team that invented Workflow The automatic routing of documents to the users responsible for working on them. Workflow is concerned with providing the information required to support each step of the business cycle. . Key holds a B.A. in Applied Science/Computer Science from the University of California, Riverside The University of California, Riverside, commonly known as UCR or UC Riverside, is a public research university and one of ten campuses of the University of California system. . Key also did graduate work in Computer Science at the University of California The University of California has a combined student body of more than 191,000 students, over 1,340,000 living alumni, and a combined systemwide and campus endowment of just over $7.3 billion (8th largest in the United States). , Irvine.
FieldCentrix is the world's first software developer to combine the Internet and Microsoft(R) Windows(R) CE mobile operating system operating system (OS)
Software that controls the operation of a computer, directs the input and output of data, keeps track of files, and controls the processing of computer programs. into a solution for the field force automation market.
FieldCentrix is a leading Microsoft Windows See Windows.
(operating system) Microsoft Windows - Microsoft's proprietary window system and user interface software released in 1985 to run on top of MS-DOS. Widely criticised for being too slow (hence "Windoze", "Microsloth Windows") on the machines available then. CE developer and Microsoft Solution Provider based in Irvine. The company's suite of application software FieldCentrix Enterprise consists of FX Mobile(TM) for the technician See PC technician and software technician. , and FX Service Center(TM) for office operations, and FX Interchange An interchange is a location where two things meet, usually perform some kind of exchange, and possibly go on their ways again. It is most commonly used in four contexts:
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Specializing in high technology and other knowledge-intensive sectors, BrideGate's ability to target and attract superior performers, individually and in teams, has made the firm an active partner in developing and growing successful organizations for more than 30 years. Today, Bridgegate ranks among the nation's top 50 executive recruitment firms.