REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq: INFA), the world's number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced that Andrew M. Miller will join the Informatica board of directors effective May 28, 2013. Currently president and CEO of Polycom, Miller brings a 30-year track record of executive and sales leadership experience at a broad range of organizations from category leaders to industry giants.
"I am pleased to welcome Andy Miller to the Informatica board of directors. We will gain from Andy's broad-based experience as we pursue our next phase of growth," said Sohaib Abbasi, chairman and chief executive officer, Informatica. "Andy's perspectives on the evolution of networking and communications infrastructure will be valuable as we continue to expand our product portfolio for our customers to leverage new types of data."
Miller was appointed Polycom's President and Chief Executive Officer in May 2010 and became a member of the board of directors shortly thereafter. He joined Polycom, the global leader in open, standards based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C), in July 2009 as executive vice president of Global Field Operations. In that position Miller was responsible for Polycom's go-to-market strategy, including the sales, channel, alliances and sales engineering organizations.
From 1990 to 2001, Miller led high-growth sales organizations for networking leader, Cisco. From 2001 to 2006, Miller was CEO at one of the communications category leaders, Tandberg. And, prior to joining Polycom, Miller was global president of IPC Information Systems, where he was responsible for sales, marketing, operations and engineering.
"In today's Information Age, organizations must effectively leverage data to address their most
pressing challenges and pursue their top opportunities," said Andy Miller, president and chief executive officer, Polycom. "Informatica is ideally positioned to simplify the complexity of the information infrastructure and enable organizations to gain a competitive advantage. I look forward to working with the Informatica board and executive team during this promising phase of growth."
Miller currently serves on the board of directors for Polycom and Bridgepoint Education, a higher education company that has re-engineered the modern student experience with innovative solutions. Miller holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina. He is a former chairperson of the Young Presidents Organization and a former fellow at the Aspen Institute. Miller was also awarded CRN Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential Executives for 2010.
Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA) is the world's number one independent provider of data integration software. Organizations around the world rely on Informatica for maximizing return on data to drive their top business imperatives. Worldwide, over 5,000 enterprises depend on Informatica to fully leverage their information assets residing on-premise, in the Cloud and across social networks. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or visit www.informatica.com. Connect with Informatica at http://www.facebook.com/InformaticaCorporation, http://www.linkedin.com/company/informatica and http://twitter.com/InformaticaCorp.
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