OpenConnect news release, 2016-02-17: OpenConnect announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer

OpenConnect announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer
Mark Dailey transitions from Board of Directors to CEO

Dallas, Texas, February 17, 2016OpenConnect Systems Incorporated, a leader in software solutions that deliver efficiencies derived from objective workforce intelligence, analytics, and robotic process automation, today announced that Mark Dailey has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, after having led the company as interim CEO since April, 2015. Since 2008, Dailey has served, as he continues to serve, on OpenConnect’s Board of Directors.

Dailey, who also is a partner in Newport Board Group, specializes in managing internationally aspirational, growth-stage information technology companies. Previously, he held senior executive management positions which included: Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Intralinks, Inc., a venture-funded, now public, secure document exchange company; Chief Operating Officer of LexiQuest, Inc., a software tools company implementing linguistics and natural language processing technology to manage, access, and retrieve information found in large intranet-based document collections; and Chief Operating Officer of Medcast Networks, a venture capital-backed start-up delivering comprehensive medical information to physicians. Additionally, from 1986 to 1999, Dailey held various senior-level positions with Bloomberg Financial Markets, a global leader in the delivery of international real-time financial information, where he spent 11 years in Asia opening operations in a dozen countries. Dailey is the Lead Director of Catholic Charities of Fairfield County (Connecticut), and previously sat on the Boards of Directors of three public companies and two private companies.

“We’re very pleased that Mark will continue to lead OpenConnect as its CEO,” said Hugh Balloch, Chairman of OpenConnect. “The Board looks to Mark with confidence. He’s a strong, proven leader who has increased the rate of profitable growth in every business he’s managed. His extensive experience in technology, ability to lead wisely targeted product development, leadership acumen, and market-centric view of business will enable him to lead OpenConnect successfully. He’ll be a tremendous asset, not only to our customers but also our investor stakeholders.”

“OpenConnect is a trusted leader in software solutions that deliver objective process and workforce intelligence, as well as software robotic process automation,” said Dailey. “I am excited about the opportunity to lead the company and this exceptional team. It’s time to take OpenConnect from the best-kept secret in software RPA and objective desktop analytics to one of the go-to providers for our core markets.”

About OpenConnect

OpenConnect is the leader in process intelligence and desktop analytics solutions that objectively identify and illuminate workforce activity, resulting in associated productivity gains. With OpenConnect’s software robotic process automation, the costliest processes performed by a workforce can be automated. Combining unparalleled experience and solution capabilities, OpenConnect enables its clients to more quickly address and adapt to today’s operational and competitive challenges, often summarized as accomplishing more with fewer resources. Learn more about OpenConnect and its products at

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