IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TigerLogic Corporation (Nasdaq: TIGR) today announced the appointment of a new independent director, Nancy M. Harvey, to its Board of Directors, and the addition of Gerald F. Chew as Senior Vice President, Corporate and Product Development.
"We are extremely excited to bring strong proven leaders to the Board and executive team," said Richard W. Koe, Interim President and CEO of TigerLogic Corporation. "As our new product lines are gaining momentum, the time is right to enhance our Board and executive team with additional talent and industry expertise. I am delighted to have such accomplished individuals join us as we continue to drive new growth initiatives."
Nancy Harvey is an Executive-in-Residence at UChicagoTech, the Office of Technology and Intellectual Property of the University of Chicago, and runs a selective business consultancy practice. Previously, Nancy served as Executive Director at Wolfram Research Inc., a developer of technical computing software and other resources including Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha, and as Chief Executive Officer of Wolfram Solutions, which provides comprehensive solutions and professional services deploying Wolfram technologies. Nancy has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director, of TenFold Inc., an enterprise software solutions and an applications development platform.
"TigerLogic is well-positioned and is in an exciting period with its many new innovative products," Harvey said. "I look forward to working with TigerLogic and helping to continue its success and growth."Jerry Chew most recently served as Senior Vice President, Critical Information of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), overseeing more than 600 employees and three of its largest divisions. Previously, he served as a Board Member, as well as President and Chief Operating Officer, at MDSI Mobile Data Solutions Inc. Jerry will continue to serve as a member of TigerLogic's Board of Directors. "As part of our executive team, Jerry is uniquely qualified to help drive TigerLogic as we introduce new products and expand all of our product offerings to the market," stated Koe.