Real Matters Appoints Rob Burgess To Board of Directors

TORONTO, Aug. 24 /CNW/ - Real Matters, a leading provider of property information services in North America, today announced it has appointed Rob Burgess to the company's Board of Directors. Burgess is the former Chairman and CEO of Macromedia Inc. and a board member of Adobe Systems Inc. Real Matters recently changed its name from Solidifi Inc. to facilitate expansion into cloud-based property information services.

According to Real Matters President and CEO, Jason Smith, Burgess's knowledge will be an asset to the organization's strategic direction. "Rob's leadership experience in the technology sector will allow us to strengthen our business strategy so we can deploy our unique property information to new market solutions. Rob also has a successful track record growing great, world-class companies, so we're excited to have him aboard."

Rob Burgess held the position of Chairman and CEO of Macromedia Inc. from 1996 - 2005. He was instrumental in leading Macromedia's transition from a CD-ROM based multimedia company to a market leader in web authoring and development solutions. Prior, Burgess was Chief Executive Officer of Alias Research Inc. There, he was responsible for developing the company into the world's leading high-performance 3D graphics software company.

Burgess joins Real Matters' Board of Directors along with other builders of successful technology and information services businesses, Mike Egan; Michael Diamond; Blaine Hobson; Jason Smith; Mark Wainberg; and Gary Yeoman.

Says Burgess, "Real Matters is rapidly establishing itself as an innovator in the property information services arena. In fact, the organization's ability to transform traditional services into cloud-based services is both impressive and progressive. I look forward to working with the organization and the other Board members."

About Real Matters

Real Matters is a leading provider of property information services in North America. It fuses unique data gathered from a network of more than 17,000 field agents with the technological power of its cloud-based redihive(TM) environment to propel the next generation of businesses that provide insight into residential and commercial properties. The organization serves its stakeholders through its Solidifi(TM) (appraisal management solutions) and iv3(TM) (inspection and loss control solutions) brands. Real Matters has its Canadian head office in Toronto, Ontario as well as a U.S. office in Chicago, Illinois. Additional information about Real Matters is available at www.realmatters.com.

SOURCE Real Matters

For further information: For further information: Brent Artemchuk, Director, Corporate Marketing & Communications, Real Matters, (905) 695-3969, bartemchuk@realmatters.com

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