PROVO, Utah – May 27, 2003 – Dynix, the world's leading provider of automation solutions and services for libraries, announced today the appointment of Jim Wilson, one of the company's original founding partners, as senior library advisor. In his new role, Wilson will work directly with prospective customers of the Horizon Information Management System, especially academic libraries, to help them adopt the latest technologies available to libraries today. He will also provide ongoing training to the Dynix sales team and advise the company's senior management team.
“Jim's expertise and insight will help us further enhance the service we provide to academic libraries and consortia while maintaining our proven commitment to public libraries,” said Dynix President and CEO Jack Blount. “I am very excited to have Jim back on our team. He is a true pioneer in library automation and has dedicated his career to expanding the technology available to libraries.”
Wilson established Dynix in 1983 with Paul Sybrowsky and Keith Wilson and served as the company's first vice president of sales and marketing. While at Dynix, Wilson worked closely with libraries of all types and sizes in customizing Dynix automation solutions to meet their particular needs. Since leaving the company in 2001, Wilson has worked as a library automation consultant and provided extensive training to libraries using Horizon and Dynix ILS. Additionally, he has done extensive work in Web site development and content management.
“We had a vision when we started Dynix of providing revolutionary products in library automation. I'm excited to be back seeing that we now have a CEO whose vision again places Dynix at the forefront of new technology,” Wilson said. “Jack Blount clearly understands how Dynix can help libraries move forward in the world of automation and information technology, helping them to achieve better service and functionality for their users.”
Celebrating its twentieth year of service to the library community, Dynix is the world's pioneer provider of library information management systems. As a committed advocate of the library community, Dynix serves academic, special, school, public, and consortium libraries in over 40 countries. With more than 100 professional librarians on staff and proven experience in software leadership, Dynix is focused on providing customers visionary technology solutions that support the latest industry standards and offer intuitive functionality. For complete corporate information and a guide to Dynix products and services, visit www.dynix.com.