IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NarrativeWave, the creator of the first situational intelligence platform for the Industrial Internet, is pleased to announce that Michael Allman, William (Billy) Banks, Jr., and Louis Lauch have joined the company's Board of Directors.
Michael Allman is a veteran CEO and Board Member, with extensive experience in growing, restructuring, and optimizing businesses large and small, from Fortune 300 corporations to start-up technology companies. "Mike brings a wealth of operational expertise, strategic acumen, and industry knowledge to NarrativeWave. As a top executive, Mike has successfully steered multiple companies within our target markets and his leadership significantly impacted each organization and their growth," said Benjamin Decio, CEO of NarrativeWave. "We are looking forward to Mike's continued operational guidance and strategic insights to aid the further success of NarrativeWave." "I am thrilled to join the Board of NarrativeWave as it scales its innovative platform for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)," Mr. Allman said. "I look forward to working with NarrativeWave's talented team of executives and advisors as the company deploys new technologies to drive tremendous efficiency improvements for industrial companies." Mr. Allman is the CEO of H2scan Corporation, and recently served as President of Bit Stew Systems, a leading software provider for the IIoT. General Electric announced last week that it has acquired Bit Stew Systems, which will be integrated into the GE Digital organization. Previously, Mr. Allman was Chairman, President and CEO of Southern California Gas Company, the largest natural gas distribution company in the United States. Mr. Allman led the company in achieving record profits and a #1 ranking in customer service among large natural gas distribution companies. William (Billy) Banks, Jr. is an accomplished entrepreneur and executive, with significant experience with founding companies, managing organizations, leading start-ups, and participating in nearly a dozen M&A deals. "Billy's leadership in operations and entrepreneurial execution is exceptional," said Benjamin Decio, CEO of NarrativeWave. "We look forward to working with Billy as we continue to build, scale, and advance the trajectory of NarrativeWave." "I am excited to join the Board of NarrativeWave as it continues to solve the big data problem for manufacturers and their end clients," Mr. Banks said. "I look forward to working with the team to build a scalable infrastructure that positions the company for growth and expansion into new markets."