Hosted Search Provider Addresses Growing Demand for Offerings in North America and Europe
CUPERTINO, Calif. – November 21, 2005 – SLI Systems, Inc., a provider of on-demand search services for Internet and e-commerce sites, today announced that it has opened new offices in Silicon Valley and London, to respond to growing global demand for its suite of hosted search offerings. The new Silicon Valley office, located in Cupertino, CA, will serve as SLI Systems’ North American headquarters, and the London site will serve as a European sales office.
SLI Systems also named Jordan Zweigoron as director, business and channel development, and hired two new sales directors – Bryan Carr and David Gettinger –reporting to SLI Vice President of Sales Ed Hoffman, former sales director for Inktomi and its predecessors Ultraseek Corp. and Infoseek.
“We are seeing increased interest from retailers and Internet sites around the globe and felt it was necessary to expand our presence in order to serve them more effectively,” said Dr. Shaun Ryan, CEO of SLI Systems. “With our two other offices in San Francisco and Christchurch, New Zealand, we now have significantly expanded our geographic coverage.
“We’re also excited to have Jordan, Bryan and David join our team,” Dr. Ryan continued. “With their combined backgrounds, they bring a wealth of expertise that will be a tremendous value as we continue to grow and build long-lasting relationships with our customers and partners.”
Prior to joining SLI Systems, Zweigoron oversaw business development for Webex Communications. In his new role at SLI Systems, he will be responsible for building partnerships with industry leaders in order to provide a comprehensive solution and to help more clients benefit from SLI’s search offerings. Carr formerly worked for Level 3 Communications and Network Associates; and Gettinger was previously in sales for Net-IQ.
About SLI Systems
SLI Systems is the developer of learning-based search technology for corporate Internet sites, e-commerce destinations and consumer Internet portals that Searches, Learns and Improves the user experience. SLI Systems’s technologies empower businesses to enhance customer satisfaction while increasing sales, reducing costs and yielding valuable customer information. Unlike traditional search software, SLI Systems’s patented technology continuously “learns” from the behavior of visitors over time to deliver more relevant results. Current customers include Etronics.com, NBC, Tupperware, VERITAS and others. SLI Systems is a privately held company, with offices in Silicon Valley, London, and Christchurch, New Zealand. For more information, visit www.sli-systems.com.
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