NarrativeWave Announces Formation of Advisory Board
Technology and Industry Leaders Join Advisory Board during Period of Rapid Growth
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2016 — NarrativeWave, the creator of the first situational intelligence platform for the Industrial Internet, announces the formation of its Advisory Board to provide strategic guidance and solution strategy. The members include Steve Seoane, John Vigouroux, James Powers, Suzie Clark, and Miles Pondelik.
“The search for specific Advisory Board members to impact the current lifecycle of NarrativeWave has been a strategic and thoughtful process,” said Benjamin Decio, CEO of NarrativeWave. “As we expand the scope of the NarrativeWave platform, we have established an advisory team with extensive experience in Product Development, Entrepreneurship, Industrial IoT, Operations, Financial Services, Sales, and Big Data Analytics to provide guidance during our next phase of growth. We look forward to working with the respected members and leveraging their leadership to further NarrativeWave’s execution.”
Appointments to the NarrativeWave Advisory Board include:
Steve Seoane: Senior Vice President, Publishing Platform at Scopely
As Senior Vice President of the Scopely Publishing Platform, Steve leads the product, engineering, analytics, and partner integration efforts of the fast growth mobile games publisher. Steve is the former Chief Product Officer at LifeLock and SVP of Product at ID Analytics and LexisNexis. He has over 15 years of experience building companies and leading product, engineering, data analytics, and go-to-market activities in both B2B and B2C technology companies.
John Vigouroux: Serial Entrepreneur
John is a serial entrepreneur and five-time CEO with over 30 years leading private and public software companies. John most recently was Managing Partner & President of Frost Data Capital. He has hands-on success in all corporate lifecycle stages, from raising capital and early market penetration for start-ups to delivering on top and bottom line results for public companies. John raised over $60M for the last 3 private companies and successfully led multiple companies to a sale.
James Powers: Chairman & CEO at Calibrus
James Powers is Chairman & CEO of Calibrus, an onshore Customer Management Contact Center provider, and has been the CEO of both publicly traded and private companies. He is an entrepreneur and business operator; founding, growing and selling several successful companies in a variety of industries including technology and healthcare.
Suzanne (Suzie) Clark: Sr. Vice President, Enterprise Sales at Bolste
As SVP of Enterprise Sales at Bolste, Suzie is responsible for launching the Bolste solution into the Enterprise focusing on Fortune 1000 customers and partners. Prior to Bolste, Suzie was Vice President of Business Development and Partner at Frost Data Capital. Suzie worked closely with the portfolio company CEO’s and leadership teams to help execute strategic sales and alliance programs with strategic partners, including General Electric.
Miles Pondelik: Vice President at Western Alliance Bank
Miles is a veteran in the financial services sector advising diverse companies on their critical strategic and growth opportunities. As a Vice President, at Western Alliance Bank, he leads the effort to establish strategic funding partnerships with financial institutions. Previously, as a Vice President in Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division, he advised financial technology firms and broader financial institutions on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.
About NarrativeWaveNarrativeWave is the first situational intelligence platform for the Industrial Internet. The platform ingests large volumes of data, communicates what is relevant, and provides immediate actionable business insights on critical industrial equipment. By having real-time visibility on large industrial equipment, manufacturers and their customers benefit from multi-million dollar savings per year. NarrativeWave has offices in Irvine, California and Scottsdale, Arizona.