Emeryville, CA. Innovative Announced today that two long-time Innovative contributors have been promoted to senior management positions within the company. Rebecca Jones has been promoted to Vice President, Product Architecture and Hilary Newman has been promoted to Vice President, Implementation Services.
Jones has been with Innovative's Product Development department for more than 15 years. Says Jerry Kline, Innovative's Chairman and CEO: "Rebecca's significant contribution to the development of our products and her continuing leadership of our most technically complex development initiatives are crucial. Her vision, insight, dedication, and technical skill have helped us consistently create and deploy successful products." Jones holds a joint B.S. degree in computer science and mathematics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Newman has been with Innovative for 14 years, serving in a wide range of positions—Trainer, Help Desk Manager, Product Manager, Manager of the Product Development Circulation Team, and, most recently, Director of Implementation Services. "Hilary's broad experience provides her with a sound knowledge and vision of the services and products desired by our customers," says Kline. "With her leadership and dedication, Hilary has brought Implementation Services to a new level and added new services that have been recognized and greatly appreciated by customers and staff." Newman holds a B.A. degree from the University of Utah and a M.L.S. degree from the University of North Texas.
About Innovative Interfaces
Innovative Interfaces (www.iii.com) dedicates its energies to meeting the needs of libraries and the challenges of library automation. The company has fulfilled this mission with first-rate services and products such as the Millennium integrated library platform, INN-Reach resource sharing, Electronic Resource Management, and the Encore discovery services platform. Today, thousands of libraries of all types in over 40 countries rely on Innovative's products, services, and support. The company is located in Emeryville, California with offices around the world.