SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 4, 2013) - AtHoc, Inc. (www.athoc.com), the pioneer and leader in network-centric interactive crisis communication, today announced that Julius Caesar ("JC"), Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Retired), has been appointed to the company's Strategic Advisory Board. Drawing on his 30 years of leadership experience in both public and private organizations, Caesar will bring key insights in market opportunities, strategic growth and operations to AtHoc.
Caesar has served in senior leadership positions in both industry and the Navy, including Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Joint Forces Command; Chief of Naval Operations Transition Team; Commander, Navy Installations Command; Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet; and Senior Vice President, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), a Fortune 500 company.
"AtHoc has clearly established itself as the prominent provider of enterprise-class interactive crisis communication systems -- in verticals like defense, homeland security, and large commercial and industrial organizations," said Caesar. "There are many exciting and challenging strategic opportunities on the horizon for the company, and I look forward to leveraging my experience as AtHoc embarks on a series of innovative initiatives in defense and new markets."
Caesar presently serves on the Board of the Naval War College Foundation and the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Foundation. He is also a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Caesar is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and earned an M.B.A. from The College of William & Mary and is an M.I.T. Seminar XII Fellow in Foreign Politics and International Relations.
"On behalf of our employees, our Board of Directors and our advisors, I am pleased to welcome Julius to the AtHoc Strategic Advisory Board," said Guy Miasnik, President and CEO of AtHoc. "Julius' stellar credentials and expertise across industry and government organizations will be instrumental as we accelerate our sales expansion and unique product initiatives."
AtHoc is the pioneer and recognized leader in providing network-centric interactive crisis communication systems to military, homeland security, government, healthcare, industrial and commercial organizations. AtHoc's products are used for physical security, force protection, personnel accountability, recall and regulatory compliance. Millions of end-users worldwide, in organizations such as the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, UCLA, and Microsoft rely on AtHoc's unified notification systems for their emergency alerting and critical communication needs. AtHoc was recently awarded Government Security News' (GSN) 2012 Homeland Security Award for Best Mass Notification System and has also been recognized by Gartner, Inc. as a leader in its Magic Quadrant for Emergency Mass Notification Services and by IHS Inc. as The Fastest Growing Mass Notification Software Supplier. For more information about AtHoc, please visit http://www.athoc.com.