September 8, 1999. Innovative Interfaces, Inc., a leader in Web-based information technology for libraries, today announced the appointment of Jim Hofbauer as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Hofbauer served as Senior Vice President and CFO at IQXPERT, which markets component supplier management systems to Fortune 1000 companies.
"Because of his financial background and knowledge of our field, Jim will provide an excellent complement to the management team at Innovative," said Innovative President and CEO Jerry Kline. "Jim brings to us the ability to conceptualize and champion clear business strategies while staying focused on achieving operational results. He has provided strong leadership to a variety of technology companies with different financial models. He is the ideal candidate to leverage Innovative's core strengths in the rapidly changing library automation industry.
"I am delighted to be joining the Innovative team," said Hofbauer. "Innovative is a company with a great history and a greater future, and I look forward to playing a role in their continued success."
Prior to working at IQXPERT, Hofbauer served as President and CEO of Continental Healthcare Systems, and has been long-involved in the library software automation business. Hofbauer holds a degree in Business Administration/Accounting from Kansas State University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.