NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 02/10/14 -- Connotate, Inc., the leading provider of Web data monitoring and extraction solutions, today announced the promotion of Tom Williams to Chief Operating Officer. Williams previously served as Vice President of Operations and Professional Services at Connotate, leading the Operations and Professional Services Organization (PSO) teams.
"As our client base continues to grow and the Big Data industry matures, there was an immediate need for an experienced leader to guide customer partnerships and operations," said Keith Cooper, CEO of Connotate. "We're excited to announce the well-deserved promotion of Tom Williams to COO. Creating a succinct synergy between our technology and customers is our number one goal, and Tom brings the level of experience and depth of knowledge to make that happen."
To harness the power of Big Data, Connotate continues to build industry-leading products and services for clients, while further developing Data as a Service (DaaS) offerings -- similar to products it offers today for background checks, consumer electronics, vehicle listings and executive profiles. Connotate identifies new markets to extract and warehouse data so it can offer a simple API to make this information easily retrievable to customers.
"We strategize with clients on the best ways not only to extract data, but also ways to get the most data. We then provide it to them in a format that does not require transformations, ensuring quick ingestion into their systems," said Williams. "I am thrilled to join this great management team as COO, and look forward to continuing to instill Web data strategies to help our clients achieve their business goals. We are optimistic for the future, and intend to continue cementing the market position of this company as a leader in the Big Data industry."
Williams is a U.S. Army veteran, with time served in the United States, East Asia, Europe and the Balkans. He holds an A.A.S. in Networking Technology and a B.S. in Organizational Leadership in Technology, as well as several industry-recognized certifications including PMI's PMP and CAPM, ITIL v3, BICSI Level II, CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+. In addition, Tom is a Microsoft Certified IT Professional.
Connotate puts the power of Web data monitoring and collection into the hands of the business user. Connotate delivers the scalability, reliability and resiliency necessary to derive strategic value from dynamic, Web sources. Connotate's growing customer list includes global businesses such as McGraw-Hill, Associated Press and Thomson Reuters. The Connotate solution has been named a KMWorld "Trend-Setting Product" for the past eight years. For more information, please visit www.connotate.com or www.connotate.co.uk and follow us on Twitter at @Connotate.