Brian Berns Named Knoa Software's New Chief Executive Officer
Experienced Executive to Guide Company's Growth
NEW YORK, NY – January 8, 2014 – Knoa® Software, the leading provider of user experience and performance management software, today announced the appointment of Brian Berns as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Berns has successfully led several companies, both public and private, through profitable growth and will be key to guiding Knoa's continued expansion.
"We are indeed fortunate to have attracted an established senior technology executive of Brian's stature and experience," stated Robert Gardos, Knoa's current Chairman of the Board. "Knoa's customers and investors will benefit from Brian's substantial sales, strategy and operational experience in leading edge technology companies."
Berns is a successful software industry veteran with over twenty years of senior executive experience, including most recently his position as President and Chief Operating Officer at Ericom Software. Prior to that he also held the position of Division Vice President at Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE: FICO) and Vice President of North America Sales and Field Operations at Brio Software (acquired by Oracle). Additionally, Berns has been the founding member of several successful software start-ups including Certona, Proginet and others. Berns has a Bachelor of Arts from Yeshiva University, and a Masters Degree from New York University.
"The team has conducted a remarkable transformation of Knoa over the last few years," added Berns. "Knoa has a broad global customer base and an impressive set of capabilities in user experience monitoring for enterprise applications. I look forward to building on these capabilities and leading Knoa's team to continued success."
About Knoa Software
Knoa® Software delivers on-premise and cloud-based solutions that monitor, measure and manage how end-users are utilizing enterprise applications to optimize end-user experience, enhance user performance, and deliver return on investment. Uniquely, Knoa automation provides complete and deep insight into all activities, by user, for each application monitored. 20 percent of the Fortune 50 and hundreds of Global 5000 companies have already licensed Knoa software to power their user experience and optimize their performance. For more information visit www.knoa.com. You can also follow us on Twitter: @knoasoftware.
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