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Alon Verdnikov Joins Connotate as Vice President of Sales

Brings Focused Experience in Disruptive Technologies to Sales, Products and Business Development

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Mach 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Connotate, Inc., the leading provider of Web data extraction and monitoring solutions, today announced that it has named Alon Verdnikov as the firm's new Vice President of Sales. In this role, he will lead a 13-person team, including field, in-house and pre-sales personnel, while contributing to the organization's business development decisions.

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"We are excited to have Alon as part of our team," said Keith Cooper, CEO of Connotate. "His experience in effectively selling in disruptive technologies and working with market leaders in business intelligence is critical to our plans to succeed in the rapidly growing market for intelligent, scalable web data extraction."

Alon has over 15 years of diverse experience in both the enterprise computer and software industry, including six years in a sales and business leadership role managing relationships with the world's largest Financial Services organizations.

"I was attracted to Connotate because of its industry-leading web scraping technology based on a machine learning algorithm, as well as its strong track record of success with many marquee clients," said Verdnikov.  "There are almost a billion registered websites in the world today, full of valuable data that can help improve decisions and drive new insights. Connotate, through its web extraction technology, makes this largely untapped resource accessible and usable."  

Prior to joining Connotate, Verdnikov worked at senior management positions at OpenText Corporation and Atypon. In addition to serving in the Israeli Defense Force, he has led sales and business development at Jaspersoft, GoalQuest and Tangent Computer.  Verdnikov holds an MBA and an MS from Columbia University.

About Connotate

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-HillAssociated 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.

Media Contact: Gina Cerami, Connotate, Inc., 732.296.8844 x 1078, [email protected]

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