Telogis names Kyle A. Messman Chief Financial Officer
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., August 3, 2011 — Telogis Inc., the platform for location intelligence, today announced the appointment of Kyle A. Messman as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Messman will be responsible for management of the company’s accounting, finance, treasury, and risk management functions.
“Kyle has been an important member of our leadership team for the past three years leading a variety of activities including strategic acquisitions, financial planning and corporate finance transactions. He brings both broad financial expertise and strategic perspective to the position,” said Telogis Chief Executive Officer David Cozzens.
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to expand my responsibilities at Telogis and continue to support the company's tremendous growth as a premium provider of enterprise platform software for location intelligence,” said Mr. Messman. “I look forward to continuing to contribute to this effort as CFO at Telogis.”
During his tenure with Telogis, Mr. Messman has completed three acquisitions and oversaw the continuing growth for the company, as it has been recognized as the 14th fastest-growing private company in Orange County, Calif., by the Orange County Business Journal, as the 116th fastest growing company in North America on the Deloitte 2010 Technology Fast 500 (922.1 percent growth since 2005), and was named to its fourth straight year on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the country (400 percent growth from 2006 to 2009).
Mr. Messman brings many years of financial experience to Telogis. Prior to joining Telogis, Mr. Messman worked in the corporate financial planning group at a major semiconductor manufacturer where his responsibilities included SEC and financial reporting, capital transactions, and financial planning and analysis. Prior to this, Mr. Messman spent several years as an investment banker where he focused on mergers and financings in the technology services and infrastructure software sectors and worked with clients on a wide variety of corporate finance and capital markets transactions. Previously, he worked in venture capital focusing on infrastructure software and service investments.
Mr. Messman earned a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Graziadio School of Business at Pepperdine University.
Telogis Inc., the platform for location intelligence, is dedicated to enhancing the value of its customers' businesses through intelligent integration of location technology, information and services. Telogis was established in 2001 and is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., with offices in Europe and Latin America as well as development centers in Austin, Texas, and Christchurch, New Zealand. Telogis' products and services are used and distributed in more than 60 countries worldwide. To learn more about Telogis visit www.telogis.com or call toll free at 866-TELOGIS (866-835-6447).