Vancouver, BC – August 13, 2008 – Simba Technologies Inc., the industry leader in both multi-dimensional and relational data connectivity solutions, announced today that David W. Rowat has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Rowat brings broad financial, strategic and operational experience to Simba, having worked for or advised over 50 technology companies in the past 16 years. He will oversee Simba’s day-to-day operations, as well as lead the company’s finance and human resources initiatives.
“We’re very pleased to have an executive of David’s stature and experience join Simba,” said Amyn Rajan, Simba’s CEO. “David’s experience will greatly add to Simba’s existing business and management team to continue to push forward the company’s leadership position in standards-based data connectivity and software development.”
“I am excited to join Simba – a company renowned for its pioneering leadership in data connectivity and its software development expertise,” said Rowat. “Simba’s track record is solid and its future appears very bright. I look forward to greatly contributing to the company’s continued growth and success.”
Mr. Rowat’s previous positions include: Finance Director for the Canada Line Rapid Transit Project; Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for PCsupport.com, Inc.; Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary for Xillix Technologies Corp.; Senior Vice-President for Nexus Engineering Corp.; and strategic and financial advisor to dozens of companies.
About Simba Technologies Inc.
Simba Technologies Inc. (http://www.simba.com) is the recognized world leader in standards-based data access products, solutions and services for both relational and multi-dimensional data sources. Simba provides the glue between front-end business intelligence and performance management applications and back-end data servers, ensuring that its customers’ products interoperate with other vendors’ products according to established data standards. Simba’s best-in-class products support multiple data connectivity interfaces, including ODBC, JDBC, OLE DB, OLE DB for OLAP (ODBO), XML for Analysis (XMLA), ADO, ADO.NET, ADOMD, and ADOMD.NET.
Simba’s software is used worldwide. Its customers include leading independent software vendors and global enterprises, like Alterian, Business Objects, Infor, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP AG.