Torrent Systems Hires Roger Hodskins as Vice President of Worldwide Sales.Business/Technology Editors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 20, 2001
Former NetGenesis and Rational Software Executive Further
Strengthens Torrent's Senior Management Team and Leads Sales Force
Torrent(R) Systems, Inc, a leading provider of software for scalable data warehousing See data warehouse.
data warehousing - data warehouse and business intelligence, is pleased to announce that Roger Hodskins has joined the company as vice president of worldwide sales.
Hodskins has more than 21 years of sales and marketing management experience and a solid track record of building strategic sales programs and increasing revenue and shareholder value. In his role, Hodskins is responsible for driving Torrent's growth in revenue by expanding the company's sales force worldwide, directing its field engineering and sales team operations, and contributing to the expansion of the company's strategic partner relationships. Dan DeLaney, responsible for Torrent's North American North American
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Hodskins has held senior management positions in a number of capacities. Most recently he served as senior vice president of corporate development and strategy at NetMorf, Inc. in Boston, Mass. Previously, he spent two years as vice president of worldwide sales, support and services at NetGenesis, Inc. where he grew sales eight fold in 18 months and more than quadrupled the worldwide customer installed base. Prior to NetGenesis, Hodskins held senior management and director-level positions at companies including Rational Software, SQA SQA Scottish Qualifications Authority
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"I'm excited about the opportunity to lead Torrent's sales efforts as the company continues to establish itself as a leader in application frameworks for scalable business intelligence applications," said Hodskins. "Today's data environments, with the growth of Web data and real-time demands for analytics, require the movement of terabytes of data in hours, not weeks or months. Scalable and open application environments with "zero latency (1) Having no delay between the time a request is initiated and the response is given. See latency.
(2) (Zero Latency) Coined by the GartnerGroup, it is the immediate exchange of information across geographical, technical and organizational boundaries so that all " throughput are needed today to unlock the invaluable information hidden in enterprise data warehouses. Torrent Systems Torrent Systems, originally named Applied Parallel Technologies, was a parallel computing software company founded in 1993 by Rob Utzschneider and Ed Zyszkowski. The company's major product was a parallel flow-based programming system called Orchestrate. is at the forefront of this market shift."
"Roger Hodskins has extensive expertise in the sales and service area, having served in a senior management capacity at companies such as Rational and Wang Laboratories. He also held key senior management roles in the initial public offerings (IPO (Initial Public Offering) The first time a company offers shares of stock to the public. While not a computer term per se, many founders, employees and insiders of computer companies have found this acronym more exciting than any tech term they ever heard. ) of both NetGenesis and SQA Software," said Tom Ebling, Torrent's 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. . "His experience creating strong sales and support teams, superior strategic alliances and strong relationships with investors will help Torrent continue our rapid growth and effectively capitalize upon the growing demand for our products among customers, partners, and systems integrators. We're thrilled to add Roger to our team."
About Torrent Systems, Inc.
Torrent, headquartered in Cambridge, MA, is a leader in solutions for building, deploying and managing enterprise-scale custom applications that predict customer behavior and enhance customer profitability. Torrent's highly scalable data transformation and analytical solutions deliver the ability to perform complex analyses on unprecedented volumes of clickstream The trail of mouse clicks made by a user performing a particular operation on the computer. It often refers to linking from one page to another on the Web. and transaction data with dramatically improved performance. As a result, companies can understand and anticipate the needs of their customers and, in turn, generate tens -- even hundreds -- of millions of dollars in return on investment. Torrent now provides the infrastructure for some of the world's most valuable applications at companies like Fingerhut, United Airlines, and CNET (body) CNET - Centre national d'Etudes des Telecommunications. The French national telecommunications research centre at Lannion. Networks. For more information about Torrent and its products, please call 888-339-4605 or visit www.torrent.com.