Adapx Adds Seasoned Sales Executive to Meet Growing Government and Enterprise Demand for Capturx Software for Digital Pens
Seattle, WA – July 30, 2008) – Adapx (www.adapx.com), the company that is changing the way teams collaborate and collect data in the field, today announced the appointment of Brian Soliday as vice president of sales and business development. With over 300 enterprise and government customers since the launch of the Capturx product line in November 2007, Soliday will further accelerate sales efforts for the federal sector in the central, mid Atlantic, and east coast regions.
"Brian has over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, and channel development as well as a strong knowledge of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing industries," said Ken Schneider, CEO and president of Adapx. "I look forward to the expert leadership, long-term strategic contributions, and enthusiasm of this sales pro."
Soliday has served as vice president of sales/marketing/business development for a number of geospatial industry organizations including TerraGo Technologies, SANZ, LizardTech, and Space Imaging as well as holding executive roles at Autodesk, Trimble Navigation, and VL Systems. He has led various sales organizations in high growth modes, including increasing geospatial sales from $8M to over $100M in a 3 year period. Soliday graduated summa cum laude with a Master of Arts degree in Geography specializing in Remote Sensing and GIS as well as a BS degree in Geography, both from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
"The Capturx product line address the needs of millions of field workers who need to connect field-based data collection processes with leading business software from Microsoft, Autodesk and ESRI," said Soliday. "This is an exciting opportunity because Capturx uniquely solves this problem with its software for digital pens using ordinary paper."
Adapx is changing the way teams collaborate and collect data with software that digitally enables paper-based maps, designs, notes, and forms for use with digital pens. A broad range of industries and agencies use Capturx products to capture actionable intelligence in any environment and make better decisions in less time and with fewer resources. Teams enjoy the natural advantages of collecting data with pen and paper as well as seamless integration into Microsoft Office, CAD, and GIS software, without the delays and expense of processing paper-based data or deploying mobile computers. Privately held and headquartered in Seattle, the company has partnerships with Anoto, Lockheed Martin, and In-Q-Tel. Adapx was also recently named a Cool Vendor in Emerging Technologies by Gartner. For more information, please visit www.adapx.com.