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Columbus – June 11, 2012 – irth Solutions®, a leading provider of on-demand software solutions to the domestic utility and energy industries, today announced the addition of Derrek Seif to its leadership team. Derrek recently joined irth Solutions as Vice President of Product Strategy, bringing more than 13 years of product management experience in the enterprise software industry.
“We’re evolving our solutions, as evident in our recent release of UtiliSphere,” said Brent Bishop, President at irthSolutions. “Derrek has been a key part of the team behind this release and our mission to deliver actionable insight for delivery system protection, safety and compliance.”
“irth Solutions is a growing company with a loyal customer base and a history of solid performance,” said Seif. “I look forward to helping further the company’s success as we expand our proven ability to resolve challenges in the energy and utility industries with innovative, cloud-based technologies.”
Prior to joining irthSolutions, Derrek served as a product manager in the virtualization and cloud computing business at Quest Software. He has also served as a product manager at Synygy Inc. and as a consultant with IBM. Derrek holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Villanova University.
UtiliSphere is a business intelligence solution for the utility and energy industries. Leveraging our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform, it transforms raw data into actionable insight for delivery system protection, safety and compliance. As an integrated platform, UtiliSphere collects, analyzes and reports on utility delivery system activities, such as ticket management, safety monitoring, public awareness tracking and much more. By using UtiliSphere, organizations improve system uptime, increase workforce efficiencies, ensure regulatory compliance and enhance public safety.
About irth Solutions
irth Solutions®, Technologies For Earth™, provides the leading business intelligence solutions to gas, oil, electric, telecommunications and other utility companies across the country to increase operational efficiency, improve workforce productivity, comply with regulatory requirements and ensure public safety. For nearly two decades, irth Solutions has processed thousands of billions of bits of data and has met the unique needs of each customer with unmatched service and groundbreaking system protection, safety, and compliance. Investors include Cerca Group and Main Street Capital.