Research Triangle Park , NC May 29, 2007. Mi-Co, the mobile data capture company, announced today that Melissa Neal has been hired into the newly created position of Vice President of Channel Sales. Neal previous served as the Director of Reseller Strategies at Global Software.
"Over the last several years, Mi-Co's partner centric model has been highly successful. Our Vice President of Operations, Carolee Nail, has nurtured our partner program from the beginning and the level of success that Mi-Co has achieved, as Carolee did "double duty," is truly remarkable," said Dr. Greg Clary, Mi-Co CEO. "Hiring Melissa will allow Mi-Co to take a much more proactive role in identifying and recruiting partners as we focus even more resources on our channel sales strategy."
Neal received both a bachelors degree and an MBA from North Carolina State University in Raleigh and spent four years in the North Carolina Department of Commerce as Business Development Manager for IT Industries. In this role, Neal worked with companies that looked to expand through the development of international partner channels.
"I have interacted with Mi-Co senior management for a number of years and have followed the company's success," stated Neal, "and I welcome the opportunity to join a company with such excellent technology as well as such outstanding people."
Mi-Co also announced the retirement from the high technology scene of software veteran Barrett Joyner. Joyner served as Senior VP of Mi-Co for the last five years and previously spent fourteen years at SAS in a number of capacities including Vice President of Sales and Marketing and President of SAS North America. In addition, Joyner was Executive Vice President at SciQuest and CEO of startup software company, FullSeven Technologies. After 25 years in the software industry, Joyner is pursuing opportunities in the nonprofit development arena.
"Mi-Co has achieved a high level of success, the company has an excellent management team in place and the partner-centric model is working. I thought it was a good time to change careers," said Joyner,"and since the Yankees were set at short stop, I decided to look for opportunities in the nonprofit world."
"We asked Barrett to continue to be part of the Mi-Co family and he will be serving as Mi-Co's VP of Marketing Emeritus," stated Clary, "We appreciate that Barrett will continue to be part of the brain trust at Mi-Co."
Mi-Co, the leading mobile information and data capture company, provides digital writing software that enables an efficient and effective process for capturing and communicating handwritten data. Mi-Co's enterprise Mi-Forms Software System enables flexible e-forms design for data capture using digital ink. In addition, Mi-Forms Software has proven capabilities for handwriting interpretation, touch-screen input, verification, data validation and communication of forms-based data for enterprise users. Unlike other mobile data capture systems, Mi-Forms supports a number of hardware devices including Tablet PCs, UMPCs, Digital Pens, Pocket PCs and other signature capture devices. The company is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and has offices in Seattle, Washington and Ft. Collins, Colorado. For more information on Mi-Co, visit www.mi-corporation.com .