INRIX Appoints Former Microsoft CFO John Connors to Board of Directors
Kirkland, WA -November 27, 2012-INRIXr, Inc., a leading international provider of traffic information and driver services, announced that John Connors, a partner at Ignition Partners and former chief financial officer of Microsoft Corporation, was elected to the INRIX board of directors as a new, independent board member.
"John's experience in corporate finance and building new businesses is invaluable as INRIX enters new markets and builds relationships with new customers." said Bryan Mistele, president and CEO of INRIX.
Mr. Connors brings to INRIX a wealth of experience in corporate finance and operations from his 16 years at Microsoft as well as his current work at Ignition Partners where he invests principally in enterprise software businesses. Prior to joining Ignition Partners, Mr. Connors served in various management positions at Microsoft Corporations, including as senior vice president and chief financial officer from 1999 to 2005. Mr. Connors also has served on the board of directors of NIKE, Inc. since 2005 and Splunk Inc. since 2007.
Ignition Partners is not an investor in INRIX.
INRIX® is one of the fastest growing big data technology companies in the world. The company leverages big data analytics to reduce the individual, economic and environmental toll of traffic congestion. Through cutting-edge data intelligence and predictive traffic technologies, INRIX helps leading automakers, fleets, governments and news organizations make it easier for drivers to navigate their world. Our vision is simple – to solve traffic, empower drivers, inform planning and enhance commerce.
Whether through an in-car or smartphone navigation application, a local newscast or our INRIX® Traffic app, our up-to-the-minute traffic information and other driver services reach more than 150 million drivers to help them save time, fuel and frustration. INRIX delivers traffic and driving-related insight, as well as sophisticated analytical tools and services across six industries covering nearly 4 million miles of road in 40 countries. For more information visit us at www.INRIX.com.
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