Tampa-Based Flat Rock Systems Taps Former SAP, Oracle, and PwC Executives to Drive Growth
TAMPA, Fla., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Flat Rock Systems LLC (http://www.flatrocksystems.com), a provider of cloud solutions that enable organizations to capture information and retain what is learned, announced the appointment of key executives to drive company growth.
James Dunham appointed as CEO, brings more than 25 years of software industry experience to Flat Rock’s leadership team. Chris Hoyer will continue to drive the Flat Rock vision and innovation as Founder and Chairman.
James, who has worked at some of the most successful brands in software, will drive Flat Rock solutions into a series of under-served markets. James honed key sales, marketing, product and strategy skills in a number of industries as an executive at SAP and Siebel Systems. “I was attracted to Flat Rock due to the innovative solution conceived by experts that connects a common business process, cloud delivery, and social technologies like collaboration in a single integrated platform,” said Jim Dunham CEO, Flat Rock Systems LLC.
Jaya Prakash Rao is named Chief Technology Officer for Flat Rock. Rao is a veteran of Oracle, Corio, and ArcSight. He has over 20 years of application software development experience and is responsible for the development of new technologies that support the company’s strategic direction and goals.
Frank Hailstones will lead Flat Rock’s efforts in the audit and forensic accounting market. Hailstones spent 18 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, 13 of which as a senior partner for PwC’s Government and Internal Audit businesses in the UK and EMEA. He is an industry expert on anti-fraud, and is a co-inventor on a pending patent for preventing, detecting and deterring fraud.
“After a diligent search, we’re thrilled to announce James, Jaya and Frank as the leadership team of Flat Rock, they have proven track records in delivering innovative solutions into new or emerging markets and bring the right mix of experience and expertise to support my vision for Flat Rock,” said Chris Hoyer.
Chris Hoyer, whose career has taken him from Florida courtrooms to Hollywood movie screens, observed that the basic investigation process hadn’t changed in centuries, but, with investigations becoming larger, taking longer, involving more people and being more complex, software was now a key enabler in the investigation process. Chris has teamed up with technology professionals to execute on his vision.
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SOURCE Flat Rock Systems LLC