SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Jan. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Terapeak, the market leading provider of e-commerce research and analytics
solutions, and sole re-licensor of eBay data globally, today announced the appointment of Kevin North to the
role of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. North joins
Terapeak from Dyadem International (acquired by IHS Inc.), where he
served as President and CEO.
Mr. North was recruited to establish Terapeak's US headquarters in
Silicon Valley and to leverage his experience building global
operations through an aggressive sales and marketing model. Mr. North
will be responsible for company vision, strategy, revenue growth and
business operations and will be based in the San Francisco Bay area.
Kevin North brings over 14 years of experience in the information
technology industry with a history of consistent year-over-year revenue
growth, increased customer and employee satisfaction and multiple
awards for sales and marketing leadership and product innovation.
Under Mr. North's leadership, Dyadem was identified as one of North
America's fastest growing technology companies three out of the last
four years prior to its acquisition (2007, 2009, 2010 Deloitte
Technology Fast 500), and was also named to the PROFIT 100 ranking of
Canada's fastest growing companies by PROFIT magazine for two
consecutive years (2009, 2010). Mr. North was also a finalist for the
Ernst & Young 2009 and 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Mr. North
serves as an advisor to other technology companies, and is a regular
speaker at trade shows, colleges and universities.
"We are fortunate to have someone of Kevin North's caliber joining our
team", said Simon Chong, Chairman of Terapeak. "In order to continue
to scale our business and leverage our market leading position as the
de facto standard for e-marketplace analytics, the timing is right to
bring on a new Chief Executive Officer that can take this company to
the next levels and Kevin is ideal for the role".
"I am very excited by this organization and the unlimited potential of
its value proposition," said Mr. North. "Following the successful
acquisition and integration of my previous company, I am excited about
taking on the next big thing, and I believe that Terapeak is strongly
positioned in the e-commerce industry to provide our customers with
unparalleled insights into product and consumer behavior."
Terapeak is a leader in e-commerce market research and payment
analytics, and is the sole authorized re-licensor of eBay data
globally. The company provides custom insights and SaaS
technology-enabled solutions to e-commerce merchants around the world.
Currently aggregating over 20% of all online commerce sales data,
Terapeak helps merchants make faster, more-profitable business
decisions based on real-time market trends, pricing, and transaction
SOURCE TeraPeak Inc.
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