Saama Appoints Ken Coleman as Chairman of Board

  Saama Appoints Ken Coleman as Chairman of Board

Business Wire

CAMPBELL, Calif. -- February 7, 2013

Saama Technologies, a leading pure-play business analytics solutions and
services company, today announced that respected industry veteran and current
Board member Ken Coleman has been appointed as the Chairman of its Board of

Ken was the founder and former Chairman/CEO of ITM Software, an enterprise
software company, which was acquired by BMC Software. Previously, he served as
Executive Vice President of Global Sales, Service, and Marketing for Silicon
Graphics, Inc., as well as Vice President of Product Development at
Activision, Inc. Earlier, Ken spent 10 years at Hewlett-Packard Co., where he
held several management positions. Ken currently sits on the Board of several
public companies including City National Bank, United Online and Accelrys. He
is also on board for the not-for-profit AAA Northern California, Nevada and
Utah Insurance Exchange.

“As a current board member, Ken has come to know our business, customers and
organization extremely well,” said Suresh Katta, CEO of Saama. “I look forward
to Ken taking on a bigger role on the board, because it will allow me to spend
more time on our business to take advantages of new growth areas, such as Big
Data and predictive analytics. In addition, Ken is one of the best CEO-coaches
in the industry and I really respect his opinion and his perspectives. With
his new role, I look forward to having more access to his time and energy.”

“Suresh has done an incredible job in taking the company to its leadership
position in the industry and I continue to be impressed with his passion and
his unwavering thinking about the potential for Saama,” said Ken Coleman. “I
look forward to working even more closely with Suresh and his executive team
to help Saama with the next phase of their growth.”

About Saama Technologies, Inc.:

Saama Technologies is one of the largest pure-play business analytics solution
and services company in the industry. Based in Campbell, CA, Saama has over 15
years of history in implementing business analytics, big data, predictive
analytics and data management solutions for global clients in industries such
as Life Sciences, Healthcare, Insurance, Financial Services, High Technology,
Media and Public sector. Saama serves these clients from its offices in US,
Europe and India. Please visit


Saama Technologies, Inc.
Amit Shah
Tel: (+1) 408-385-3314
Fax: (+1) 408-371-1901
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