River Logic, Inc. Appoints Analytics Author Gary Cokins and Healthcare Expert
William Wallace, M.D. to Board of Directors
DALLAS, June 11, 2014
DALLAS, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --River Logic, Inc., a leading provider of
prescriptive analytics software, proudly announced that Gary Cokins and Dr.
Bill Wallace have joined its board of directors. The company is excited about
leveraging the wealth of knowledge and insights that these individuals have
accumulated in their respective fields.
"I'm delighted to have these two very accomplished individuals join our
board," said River Logic Chairman & CEO Kevin Howe. "Their significant
experience will serve us well as we broaden our strategic work with both
partners and customers."
Of the new board members, Howe went on to say, "We look forward to having Bill
share his experience in healthcare analytics and business transformation with
our healthcare partners and customers. Given Gary's thought leadership on
enterprise optimization, I am confident that both our customers and business
partners will greatly benefit from Gary's insights and counsel."
Dr. Wallace is currently the executive vice president of corporate strategy at
Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, Inc. His areas of expertise are in driving the
growth agenda, managing large-scale client programs and directing the product
strategy of the company. Prior to Diplomat, Dr. Wallace was on the leadership
team at Medco, Inc. (now Express Scripts Holding Co.) and Perot Systems Inc.
(now Dell Inc.). Dr. Wallace also has experience running ambulatory care and
outpatient surgery clinics.
"As the healthcare industry begins to realize the magnitude of the untapped
efficiencies that could be identified through the use of prescriptive
analytics, River Logic and its partner network are uniquely positioned to
deliver rapid value to business users at both payers and providers – as such,
I am thrilled to be joining the River Logic Board of Directors at this point
in the company's history," said Dr. Wallace.
Cokins, a prolific writer of business books and articles and active on the
speaking circuit, recently retired from SAS, a business intelligence software
vendor, as its foremost authority on enterprise performance management (EPM)
and advanced analytics. Prior to SAS, Cokins was a leader in driving adoption
of activity-based costing through senior roles in consulting at Deloitte,
KPMG, and EDS (now part of Hewlett-Packard Inc.). Through his work with
clients, consulting firms and thought leadership, Cokins is focused on driving
the adoption of his vision about the benefits and importance of prescriptive
"I've been predicting for years that all roads will lead to prescriptive
analytics. As such, I'm excited to be part of a company that has built a
prescriptive analytics platform that delivers on the promise of enterprise
optimization," said Cokins.
About River Logic, Inc.
River Logic provides advanced prescriptive analytics through the Enterprise
Optimizer^® (EO) platform. EO provides unique insights into decision-making
and significant gains in efficiency, cost and risk over traditional
approaches. Clients leverage EO to make better operational, tactical and
strategic decisions that integrate business planning, complementing Business
Intelligence and spreadsheet-based planning processes. River Logic partners
drive business transformation through rapid consulting projects and extend
their analytic capabilities by easily embedding EO into their own solutions.
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