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iBridge Adds More Members to their Advisory Board

iBridge is a Professional Services firm headquartered in Beaverton, OR., with offices in the US, EMEA, and India. We strongly believe that data is an underutilized strategic asset for all businesses. We specialize in perfecting a company’s data and managing their information to provide valuable insights for management decision support. In response, our primary focus is leveraging our expertise in the capture, normalization, analysis, and reporting of data.

Beaverton, OR (PRWEB) January 27, 2011

To assist us in building our business, we are pleased to announce the addition of the following individuals to our Advisory Board:

Peter Sternkopf, CTO TERIS

Mr. Sternkopf has more than 20 years of experience in business vision and strategy, business development, marketing, analysis, people development, project management and delivering business value through innovation and technologies. Peter is regularly requested to speak at partner conferences, CLE forums, paralegal associations, law firms, corporate client forums, and as a guest speaker on several panels. Sternkopf is currently the CTO of TERIS and manages the IT, VP- EBD, DESI and EPM teams, strategic initiatives, business partnerships, new products/services, sales training, and marketing.

Prior to joining TERIS, Sternkopf was a senior consultant with MA&A Group for technical, financial, and project management engagements for clients such as SunTrust Bank, YouDecide.com, Workstream, and several east coast healthcare providers. He also served in several positions with IKON Office Solutions including; regional director of electronic solutions, applications development manager, national operations manager, business analyst, and associate managing partner.

Mr. Sternkopf received a bachelor degree in Flight Technology from Central Washington University and a United States Air Force Officer commission as a pilot in the EuroNATO flight program. Some of his certifications include; Project Management Institute (PMI); Microsoft Certified Training –Exchange Server & Outlook Client;, American Management Association (AMA) – Information Systems Project Management Concordance Certified Software Trainer; and Concordance Certified FYI Administrator.

His success and experience have been best served in the areas of business vision and strategy, business development, marketing, analysis, people development, project management, and delivering business value through innovation and technologies.

“Mr. Sternkopf’s knowledge and experience in the field of litigation support coupled with his in-depth knowledge of the ever changing IT landscape, makes Peter an invaluable resource to me and a highly valued business partner for iBridge,” said Desh Urs, iBridge co-founder and CEO of iBridge.

Willie Hooks, CEO JTE Associates, Inc.

Mr. Hooks is the President and CEO of JTE Associates, Inc., and has achieved recognition as an expert in business effectiveness as a result of consulting with many world class organizations. He is a teacher of management best practices and techniques for turning business performance around and enhancing a company’s financial success. He is also the author of several books and many audio programs on business and personal effectiveness. Hooks is a highly sought-out coach and consultant to senior executives in companies ranging from start-ups to the fortune 500 including ITM Software Corporation, Silicon Graphics, and Digital Equipment Corporation.

Urs commented, “Willie is both a good friend as well as a brilliant strategist. Willie has devoted both his time and expertise to help launch iBridge Global Services. In addition, he has provided members of our team with individualized coaching and helped them to build their personal business strategies. Willie is never satisfied until he sees the results of the strategies he develops move from paper through to successful execution.”

Milt Stewart, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Mr. Stewart has 39 years of experience structuring merger and acquisition transactions, reorganizations, and management buyouts. He advises clients on and structures domestic and international joint ventures and strategic transactions. He also currently serves as General Counsel to a number of Northwest companies.

In 2007, Stewart took a one-year leave of absence from Davis, Wright, Tremaine to serve as Special Counsel to AIG Corp. in New York, one of the 20 largest corporations in the world, helping AIG manage and evaluate its worldwide, outside legal relationships. Stewart is very active in Professional and Community organizations and serves as Chair, Legal Committee, Vice –Chair of the Audit committee and member of the Executive Committee, Indiana University Foundation; Member Emeritus, Board of Visitors, Indiana University School of Law (Bloomington); Board of Advisors, Indiana University Museum of Art; Lecturer, Lex Mundi Institute, 2005-present; Former Board Member and current member, National Advisory Council, National Multiple Sclerosis Society; Past Member, Board of Directors, Lex Mundi; and Judge, Future Firm Symposium, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, April 2009. He received his J.D. from Indiana University School of Law, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif and is a John H. Edwards Fellow.

“Mr. Stewart has played an instrumental role in educating the iBridge Global Services team on the nuances of how decisions are made within a legal partnership to deploy its human and financial capital. Having this insight has allowed us to successfully approach this customer based on their unique organizational requirements,” noted Mr. Urs.

iBridge routinely provides solutions across the spectrum of industries from legal, healthcare, manufacturing, and business process optimization (BPO).

We deploy a combination of technologies, people and processes to solve business problems. Our value is our ability to rapidly develop and deploy low cost, scalable solutions that directly contribute to your bottom line. Depending on your business strategy, we can align, engage and integrate with your organization at various levels to provide you with a combination of onshore, offshore or hybrid models.

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iBridge Adds Members To Their Advisory Board

iBridge is a Professional Services firm headquartered in Beaverton, OR., with offices in the US, EMEA, and India. We strongly believe that data is an underutilized strategic asset for all businesses. We specialize in perfecting a company’s data and managing their information to provide valuable insights for management decision support. In response, our primary focus is leveraging our expertise in the capture, normalization, analysis, and reporting of data. In order to expand our business to further serve our clients, we have added new members to our advisory board.

Beaverton, OR (PRWEB) January 6, 2011

iBridge is a Professional Services firm headquartered in Beaverton, OR., with offices in the US, EMEA, and India. We strongly believe that data is an underutilized strategic asset for all businesses. We specialize in perfecting a company’s data and managing their information to provide valuable insights for management decision support. In response, our primary focus is leveraging our expertise in the capture, normalization, analysis, and reporting of data.

To assist us in building our business, we are pleased to announce the addition of the following individuals to our Advisory Board:

Ken Coleman, Chairman of Accelrys, Inc. and MIPS Technologies

Mr. Coleman serves as the Chairman of Accelrys, Inc and the Chairman of MIPS Technologies. He also serves on the Boards of Directors of City National Bank and United Online. He is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the business school at Ohio State University. Coleman is on the Board of AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah. He serves as an advisor to several technology companies including Saama Technology, KMS Software, Amarantus Therapeutics, Blaze Mobil and Meru Networks.

Coleman is a member of the Private Sector Advisory Group (PSAG) which is a group of twelve representatives, six from the United States selected by the United States Trade Representative and six from India selected by the India Minister of Commerce and Industry. This group’s mission is to provide strategic recommendations and policy insights that infuse new ideas and generate new initiatives to assist the Trade Policy Forum (TPF) to strengthen and expand bilateral U.S. – India trade and investment.

Coleman is the founder and former chairman and CEO of ITM Software, an enterprise software company focused on the information technology function that was sold to BMC Corporation. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of Global Sales, Service and Marketing for Silicon Graphics, Inc (SGI) and prior to joining SGI, he was Vice President of Product Development at Activision, Inc., responsible for software development activities. In addition, Coleman spent 10 years at Hewlett-Packard Company, where he held several management positions, including a two-year assignment in Europe. He also served as a Captain in the United States Air Force.

Coleman is the recipient of numerous honors, including the Ohio State University Distinguished Service Award and School of Business Distinguished Graduate Award; the American Leadership Forum of Silicon Valley Exemplary Leader Award; the Silicon Valley Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame; the Silicon Valley Conference for Community and Justice Annual Exemplary Community Leadership Award; the Rainbow Push Silicon Valley Project Trailblazer Award; and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum Beacon Award.

“Mr. Coleman’s extensive experience leading technology companies provides iBridge with access to an individual with one of the greatest minds in our industry. This experience has been and will continue to be invaluable to me as I develop our business strategy, build our business and execute against our plans. Ken has always been a trusted advisor and I am confident he will continue to play a leadership role as iBridge extends our global reach,” said Desh Urs, iBridge co-founder and CEO of iBridge.

Paul Neale, President & CEO DOAR Litigation Consulting

As President and CEO of DOAR Litigation Consulting and a principal consultant in the firm’s Discovery Consulting practice, Mr. Neale has leveraged nearly 20 years of managing complex litigation matters to build one of the industry’s fastest-growing companies. Under his direction, DOAR has become the only company that has centralized all services needed to manage large, complex litigation matters. Neale has assembled a management team of experts in the fields of jury consulting and trial support to create an organization whose scope of services and expertise is unmatched. Nationally recognized as an expert in overall case management with an emphasis on the management and production of electronic evidence and the use of technology at trial, Neale is a published author, speaker and accredited CLE instructor. He consults clients on implementing best practices, the current state of the law as it relates to the evolution of the rules of evidence, and the impact of technology in displaying evidence on jurors’ decision-making.

Neale is a testifying expert in federal court regarding the proper preservation, management and production of electronic evidence, and routinely supports clients in their negotiations with opposing counsel or regulatory/government agencies. He testified before the advisory committee which drafted FRE 502 dealing with privilege waiver. He has prepared affidavits outlining best practices in the handling of electronic evidence and the defensibility of response programs on behalf of his clients. He is also a member of the Sedona Conference’s Working Group on Electronic Discovery, which spans a wide array of industries including financial services, insurance, pharmaceuticals, media, manufacturing, and individual white collar defendants.

Neale graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and has taken advanced courses at the Wharton School of Business.

Urs commented, “Paul has played a critical role in helping iBridge understand the intricacies and nuances of managing large, complex litigation matters. His constant advice and guidance will allow us to continue to build our knowledge and refine our service offerings over the coming months and years.”

Dr. Kirit Shah, M.D., Board Certified Urologist

Dr. Shah is a Board Certified Urologist. He has been practicing medicine in Portland, OR for more than thirty years. Aside from the practice of medicine, Dr. Shah has been working to understand and optimize the use of changing technology in managing and growing a medical practice. In collaboration with his wife, Dr. Rupa Shah, another well-known physician with multiple Pediatric practices in Portland, he has effectively deployed technology to manage not just patient or medical records, but the business records of multiple- clinic practices. Dr. Shah is actively involved in a commercial venture focused on the development of cancer related biomarkers and chemotherapeutic agents for lung and liver cancer.
“The healthcare landscape is constantly changing. The amount of funding devoted to this industry to digitize and improve the electronic storage and sharing of patient information coupled with other data management initiatives is overwhelming for most providers involved. With the addition of Dr. Shah, iBridge can take advantage of his working knowledge of the challenges of private practices and hospitals, allowing us to design and sell data management solutions that address the needs of this market,” noted Urs.

iBridge routinely provides solutions across the spectrum of industries from legal, healthcare, manufacturing, and business process optimization (BPO).

We deploy a combination of technologies, people and processes to solve business problems. Our value is our ability to rapidly develop and deploy low cost, scalable solutions that directly contribute to your bottom line. Depending on your business strategy, we can align, engage and integrate with your organization at various levels to provide you with a combination of onshore, offshore or hybrid models.

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