Former QlikTech Europe Managing Director Markus Roithmeier Joins Panopticon

Stockholm - 6 June 2012

Roithmeier will help the company further develop its partner program and strengthen its strategic alliances with QlikTech, Oracle, Thomson Reuters, and SAP.

Panopticon Software the leading provider of visual data analysis software for real-time, CEP and historical time series data, today announced that Markus Roithmeier has joined the company as its Senior Vice President for the EMEA Region. He will focus on further developing Panopticon’s partner network in Europe and foster improved communications with resellers, systems integrators and strategic partners as well as clients throughout EMEA.

Roithmeier was previously Managing Director for QlikTech's operations in Central Europe as well as part of the international management team and brings with him a wealth of knowledge on customer requirements and challenges relating to the QlikView Business Intelligence platform. During his years with QlikTech, his operating group enjoyed a 75% annual growth rate. QlikTech is a strategic partner for Panopticon.

Markus has also led MR Management Consulting, his own consulting firm, served as Vice President Global Alliances and Channels for Jedox AG, an open source Business Intelligence software provider, and worked with several consulting firms including the London based PA Consulting Group specializing in Business Intelligence and CRM systems. He holds a Degree in Business Administration from the University of Düsseldorf.

Markus Roithmeier said, “Panopticon is very well positioned to take advantage of the explosive growth in demand for real-time visual analytics systems. In fact, I believe it is the only company that has the right combination of real-time visualization technology and experience in the market to take advantage of the opportunities being created by the increasing adoption of Complex Event Processing (CEP), OData and related technologies in the capital markets, telecoms and energy industries. I am very excited about joining such an excellent team!”

Willem De Geer, Panopticon’s CEO, stated, “Markus knows the data visualization market very well and has developed numerous close working relationships with clients and partner companies during his years with QlikTech. Markus brings more than a Rolodex with him; he has the business knowledge and skills we need to further develop our partnerships with all of our strategic partners, including SAP, Oracle and Thomson Reuters.”

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