Sumerian Appoints Richard Brown Head of Partnerships and Alliances

New York & London - 8 March 2011

Sumerian, a provider of intelligent IT analytics to some of the world’s most innovative companies, today announced further expansion of its global operations with the appointment of Richard Brown as Head of Partnerships and Alliances. In this role, Brown will be responsible for developing Sumerian’s strategic alliances program and supporting the company’s growing client base.

Brown brings over 18 years of experience in business development and strategic alliance management across the global financial services, technology and public sectors to his position at Sumerian. Most recently, he served as Relationship Manager at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, where he delivered widespread account growth and was responsible for managing several of the firm’s largest clients and alliances. Prior to PriceWaterhouseCoopers, he was Business Development Manager at Capgemini, where he drove significant sales growth, including wide-ranging work with outsourced and offshore models. Brown brings diversified experience in establishing, developing and managing the business development and strategic alliance operations of global technology organizations, with noted experience across the UK, Europe, United States and India.

“Our successful global expansion in the past year is a testament to the caliber of the team we have built at Sumerian,” said Calum Smeaton, CEO of Sumerian. “As we continue our global expansion, having someone of Richard’s experience join our ranks demonstrates our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service. Richard’s management skills combined with his cross-industry knowledge and wealth of experience will enable us to develop a strong global alliance network that will not only drive revenue growth, but will also support continued delivery of the high-value engagements that have become synonymous with Sumerian.”

Sumerian’s IQ services capture, model and analyze data from existing systems and use it to deliver high impact, expert insight into how effectively IT is aligned to drive efficiencies and support business growth. Sumerian creates an accurate model of all infrastructure resources and the crucial inter-dependencies between them and the applications and business processes they support. By combining sophisticated modeling with expert analysis, Sumerian delivers quantified insight to inform key operational and strategic decisions, from ongoing performance and capacity management to strategic “what if?” scenario modeling.

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