Dean Emeritus of Stevens Institute of Technology Dr. James J. Tietjen Joins SynQuest Board.
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2000
SynQuest, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYNQ) today announced Dr. James J. Tietjen, dean emeritus of Stevens Institute of Technology Stevens is known for its rigorous engineering, science, and technological management curricula. Among the prominent research centers of Stevens is the Davidson Laboratory, Wireless Network Security Center, Keck Geotechnical Laboratory, Plasma Physics Laboratory, Nicoll Environmental and former president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of SRI International (company) SRI International - One of the world's largest contract research firms. Founded in 1946 in conjuction with Stanford University as the Stanford Research Institute, they later became fully independent and were incorporated as a non-profit organisation under U.S. , has joined the SynQuest board of directors. As a board member, Dr. Tietjen will provide extensive technical expertise as SynQuest continues to make advancements with its web-enabled supply chain solutions for enterprise and trading communities.
At Stevens Institute, Dr. Tietjen has held positions of head of the management and engineering departments and most recently was Dean and Dean Emeritus of the Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management. At SRI, he led an organization of 3,000 professionals in major technical developments in diverse fields, including advanced cancer drugs and unique communications systems. Prior to SRI, Dr. Tietjen held executive positions with David Sarnoff Noun 1. David Sarnoff - United States businessman who pioneered in radio and television broadcasting (1891-1971)
Sarnoff Research Center and RCA See RCA connector and video/TV history. Laboratories. Tietjen holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Iona College Iona College may refer to:
"The extensive technology and operational experience that James brings will offer a broad spectrum of knowledge to our board of directors," said Joseph Trino, chairman and chief executive officer at SynQuest. "As an author, a scientist and businessman, Dr. Tietjen's expertise will provide SynQuest with additional leadership in delivering solutions for traditional and web-enabled supply chains."
Dr. Tietjen stated, "SynQuest is a leader in the e-business supply chain management market, and I am extremely proud to have this opportunity to foster the company's continued success and growth." Tietjen joins other recent addition to the SynQuest board of directors - Edward W. Scott Edward W. Scott is an American businessman and philanthropist. Along with Bill Coleman and Alfred Chuang, he founded enterprise software company BEA Systems.
He was educated at Michigan State University where he received a B.A. and an M.A. in political science. , Jr., founder of BEA Systems Inc., and Peter J. Tarrant, vice president, e-business marketing at IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) . Scott joined the SynQuest board of directors in February and Tarrant joined in October of this year.
SynQuest, Inc. provides advanced e-business solutions designed to optimize operations and maximize financial performance of traditional and web-based supply chains. SynQuest One2One Solutions deliver total commerce optimization by enabling companies to plan, execute and control orders while profitably meeting customer service requirements. The solutions use two breakthrough technologies, financial optimization and real-time management, that support end-to-end collaboration while analyzing the relevant variables that impact supply chain performance, including materials supply, transportation, manufacturing, distribution and customer service. For more information, call 1-800-844-3228 or visit www.synquest.com.
SynQuest is a registered trademark of SynQuest, Inc., Atlanta, Ga. SynQuest One2One Solutions is a trademark of SynQuest, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.