December 2, 2010 -- Emeryville, CA. Innovative Interfaces announced today that John Rose joined the company this October, as Director of New Sales, North America. In this leadership role, Rose will manage new sales efforts throughout North America.
John Rose comes to Innovative with over 18 years of experience in the library software field. His previous positions include Director of Eastern Regional Sales for Endeavor and Eastern Regional Sales Manager for SirsiDynix. Most recently, John held the positions of Vice President, Strategic Markets for LibLime and previously, Director, Open Source Solutions at PTFS/LibLime, where he helped oversee the entrance of PTFS into the ILS marketplace and the subsequent acquisition of LibLime. Says Mary Chevreau, Vice President, North American Sales: "John Rose is an expert in integrated library systems. He has an aptitude for technology that allows him to understand the technical operations of an ILS, not just how it operates for the end user. In addition to his technical and library skills, he has earned high praise from the customers he serves."
Says Rose: "My decision to come to Innovative was based upon the company's long-standing reputation for excellence in customer service and clear commitment to its users; they are by far the most satisfied customers among all the ILS vendors today."
Rose holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University at Albany, State University of New York.
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 50 countries rely on Innovative's products, services, and support. The company is located in Emeryville, California with offices around the world.