September 10, 2013 -- Emeryville, CA. Innovative Interfaces announced today that Robert Jacobs has joined Innovative as Director of Northern European Sales. He has proven his leadership at major electronic-publishing companies, where he planned and implemented a range of sales and marketing activities. Jacobs served in positions of increasing responsibility at Swets Information Services, where most recently he led the company's sales and marketing functions in the UK, Africa and Middle East. Previously, he was with Thomson Learning (now Cengage Gale).
"I am very excited to join Innovative because of their aggressive product development and rapidly expanding client base with the introduction of Sierra," says Jacobs. "As in my previous roles, I will remain focused on ensuring library expectations are exceeded to strengthen current partnerships and build new ones."
Says Christopher Le Blanc, Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Innovative: "Robert will be an important part of increasing our customer base and market share within key European markets, where he already has an impressive track record. He has an extensive knowledge base in online and eBook publishing and has actively participated in business development and product strategy in his previous positions. Robert is the kind of energetic, well-rounded sales executive that we want to be part of the Innovative team, as we build our leadership position in the library-technology market."
About Innovative Interfaces
Innovative (www.iii.com) is dedicated to providing leading technology solutions and services that empower libraries and enrich their users worldwide. Innovative offers the broadest and most complete portfolio of library automation products on the market today. Innovative's flagship library services platform, Sierra, is the most rapidly adopted product in library automation history. The company's versatile and market-leading solutions also include the Millennium ILS, the Encore discovery application, Electronic Resource Management, the SkyRiver cataloging service, and INN-Reach resource sharing. Customers are supported through a 24/7/52 Help Desk, Innovative University, and the CSDirect Web support center. A recognized leader in library automation software, Innovative has introduced technological advancements for over 30 years. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative serves thousands of libraries in over 50 countries and has offices around the world. Keep up with Innovative on the CEO INN-Sights blog at blog.iii.com.
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