Industry Veteran Will Help Meet Growing Enterprise Demand, Support Existing Client Base
Cambridge, Mass., November 30, 2009 — Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of semantic middleware and user-driven tools, today announced that Michael Anthony has joined its management team as its vice president of sales. Anthony will lead Cambridge Semantics’ efforts to execute a worldwide sales strategy to bring semantic solutions to enterprises across all industries.
Mr. Anthony joins Cambridge Semantics after spending the past 21 years as director of the Software, Electronic Equipment and Services business group of PRTM, a management consulting firm located in Waltham, Mass., where he also led the firm’s intellectual property strategy and licensing practice. Anthony brings to Cambridge Semantics over two decades of experience working with high-technology companies, and has extensive experience in assisting companies in everything from product strategy, new product development and portfolio management to technology strategy and market analysis.
Anthony is the co-author of Product and Cycle-Time Excellence for High-Technology Companies, a product strategy guide book written specifically for the 21st century high-tech industry. He has contributed to countless articles in product development-focused trade magazines. He is also the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Prior to joining PRTM, Anthony worked in the semi-conductor equipment and computer industries. Anthony received his Masters in Business Administration from Boston University and holds a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Wentworth Institute of technology in Boston.
"Michael is an important addition to our team. His in-depth knowledge of the high-tech industry and extensive sales experience will be invaluable in developing key customer relationships for Cambridge Semantics’ transformational software as it continues to gain momentum in the enterprise technology space,” said Michael Cataldo, Cambridge Semantics Chief Executive Officer.
The Anzo Suite
The Anzo Suite includes three components: Anzo for Excel, Anzo for the Web and The Anzo Data Collaboration Server. Using the suite, organizations of any size can deploy an enterprise-wide semantic fabric in just days, allowing users to quickly link internal and external data sources such as databases and spreadsheets, making the combined data easy to manipulate and cross reference, and eliminating time-consuming and repetitive data gathering tasks.
About Cambridge Semantics
From its inception in 2007, Cambridge Semantics has worked to leverage semantic technology to make any data accessible to and consumable by, any application that needs it. Cambridge Semantics’ Anzo product suite enables even non-technical users to liberate data from proprietary applications, relational databases or Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, allowing it to be exchanged freely and in real-time. Cambridge Semantics’ fully scalable, enterprise-wide solutions are developed and deployed in a matter of days allowing users instant access to a semantic solution that solves an array of chronic data collection, aggregation, and integration challenges.