INRIX Appoints Former Microsoft CFO John Connors to Board of Directors
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 27, 2012
KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX®, 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 business software and
services companies. Prior to joining Ignition Partners, Mr. Connors served in
various management positions at Microsoft Corporation, 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.
Ignition Partners is not an investor in INRIX.
INRIX® is a leading traffic intelligence platform delivering smart data and
advanced analytics to solve transportation issues worldwide. INRIX crowd
sources data daily from approximately 100 million vehicles and devices to
deliver traffic and driving-related insight, as well as sophisticated
analytical tools and services, across five industries in 35 countries.
With more than 200 customers and partners including Audi, ADAC, ANWB, BMW, the
BBC, Ford Motor Company, the I-95 Coalition, MapQuest, Microsoft, NAVIGON,
Nissan, O2, Tele Atlas, Telmap, Toyota and Vodafone, INRIX's real-time traffic
information and traffic forecasts help drivers save time every day.
Contact: Jim Bak, INRIX , +1-425-284-3825 , email@example.com
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