Telogis, Inc. Names Technology Industry Leader Jack L. Messman as Chairman
IRVINE, CA — February 13, 2008 Telogis, Inc., the leader in real-time GPS location technologies, today announced that the Board of Directors has named Jack L. Messman as a Director and Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Messman brings a wealth of experience in corporate leadership and governance to Telogis. Mr. Messman most recently served as Chairman and CEO of Novell, Inc., an infrastructure software company. While at Novell, he led Novell's transformation into the Linux, open source and identity management businesses.
“I am very pleased to join my former colleague, Dave Cozzens, Chief Executive Officer of Telogis, in this exciting venture,” said Mr. Messman. “Dave has the perfect credentials to lead Telogis from a strategic and operational perspective and is assembling a great team to continue the company's dramatic growth and technology leadership. Telogis' GeoBase geospatial platform and OnTrack fleet management application are stellar offerings that are driving the global market for location based services. In addition, the delivery of these solutions through SaaS (software as a service), allows customers an easy, quick and inexpensive way to improve the profitability of their business.”
“We are excited to have someone of Jack's caliber join Telogis as the company has entered a phase of rapid growth” said Dave Cozzens. “His depth of experience and knowledge of the software and technology space will be a valuable asset. Jack's strategic leadership will also be critical as we continue to expand our offerings and provide exceptional value to our customers, partners and resellers.”
Mr. Messman also serves on the Boards of Radio Shack Corporation (NYSE), Safeguard Scientifics Inc. (NYSE), Timminco Ltd. (Toronto Exchange) and AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. (EuroNext).
Telogis, ranked 70th in the Inc. 5000 Top Companies in Software, delivers location-based services through two product lines- OnTrack and GeoBase. OnTrack is a GPS-based Fleet Management application that enables enterprises to rapidly reduce costs and increase productivity in their fleets. GeoBase is a scalable, feature rich, easy-to-use platform that delivers geospatial functionality to enable software applications.
Telogis was established in 2001, and has offices in California and New Zealand. Telogis software, services and products are used and distributed worldwide through a network of authorized resellers and licensees. To learn more about Telogis and to download a free copy of the Aberdeen report- “Service on the Move: Driving Profitability via Fleet Management”, visit our website at www.telogis.com.