New customers and market opportunities underpin the evolution of the leadership team
London, UK (July 15, 2008) – CopperEye, a leading provider of enterprise data management solutions, announced today that David Helps has been promoted to Vice President of Products. As a member of the executive team, Mr. Helps is responsible for the product management and development organization and is responsible for delivering the ongoing evolution of CopperEye’s product portfolio and technology strategy.
Mr. Helps joined CopperEye in May of 2007 as Chief Solutions Architect. His 23 year track record of success in IT and significant contribution to the Company to date, coupled with CopperEye’s acquisition of several new strategic customers in the first half of 2008, catalyzed the decision to extend his responsibilities to own the delivery of CopperEye’s end-to-end product lifecycle.
“CopperEye’s recent customer wins are an indication of the growth that is ahead of us,” said Carmen Carey, CEO of CopperEye. “Our customers are demanding enterprise data retention and retrieval solutions that enable them to manage petabytes of data, and I am confident that David will make an extensive contribution to our ongoing expansion and ensure that our products continue to exceed the expectations of our customers and partners. His expertise complements that of our founders and executive team members, Duncan Pauly and Paul McCafferty, and they collectively provide the leadership we need to scale product and service delivery in response to increased demand.”
Prior to joining CopperEye, Mr. Helps was the Enterprise Architect for SunGard Public Sector, shaping solutions for the UK emergency services and Criminal Justice. He was the Director of Architecture and Design for '3', with overall responsibility for end-to-end IT solutions for the UK launch. He also chaired the '3' global architecture group before founding Wiser Consulting, a 3G consulting practice, responsible for assisting a number of European telecommunication organizations develop their 3G solutions. As an independent consultant, Mr. Helps also assisted the definition and launch of Virgin Mobile and Orange. Mr. Helps actively participates in a number of industry working parties, shaping ongoing standards and future technology direction.
Mr. Helps added, “I am pleased to have the opportunity to lead CopperEye’s product team at this pivotal time in the company’s evolution – as we grow our customer base and expand into new markets. I look forward to working with our customers and partners to shape our products going forward and collaborating with the CopperEye team as we continue to deliver innovative data retention and retrieval solutions to the market.”
CopperEye is a leading provider of enterprise data management solutions that eliminate the economic, technical and operational barriers to storing and accessing massive volumes of data. CopperEye's patented technology enables rapid data acquisition and retrieval, simplifying the management of data intensive environments while providing organizations with the performance and long-term retention they require to meet their business and compliance objectives.
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