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Carl Yankowski Joins Telligent Board of Directors

Submitted by: Telligent Systems, Inc.

2008-12-31 00:01:59 digg facebook Email twitter print

New member brings extensive knowledge and background to leading social software company

Dallas, TX (OPENPRESS) December 31, 2008 -- Telligent is pleased to announce the appointment of Carl Yankowski to the company's Board of Directors.

Mr. Yankowski currently serves as CEO for Ambient Devices, Inc., a company that brings information to everyday products. He is a widely successful global consumer products innovator and brand builder, alternating between traditional consumer packaged goods, durables and consumer technology. His specialties include creative, disruptive growth, and new business development in technology and marketing.

Notable past roles and achievements include:

Founder, Principal and Operating Partner of Westerham Group, LLC
CEO of Palm, Inc.
President/COO, Sony Electronics, Inc.
Chairman and Vice President, U.S. Consumer Marketing and Sales of Polaroid Corporation
Executive Chairman/Interim CEO of CRF, Inc.
President/CEO, Sodamate, Inc. of Cadbury Schweppes
Board member of Boston College Carroll School
Past Board member of Novell, Informatica, MIT Sloan and Media Lab

"I am thrilled to be elected to the Board at Telligent. Telligent is growing at a rapid rate with huge advancements in social computing business value. I look forward to being a part of that success." Carl Yankowski, Board Member, Telligent.

"We are extremely excited to bring Carl Yankowski onto the Board of Directors at Telligent. His extensive background is extraordinarily fitting for our company." Rob Howard, CEO, Telligent.

Press Contact:
Ken Vernon, Vice President of Marketing

About Telligent
Telligent is a leader in enterprise-proven solutions for online communities and social networks. Telligent's flagship offering, Community Server, provides a fully-integrated platform that utilizes social media to enhance customer relationships and brand engagement, increase ROI, and provide channels for customer insight and feedback. With its software solutions and extensive service offerings, Telligent empowers collaboration for many of the world's largest brands. Clients include: Associated Press, Conde Nast, Dell, Electronic Arts, Honda, Intel, Mazda, Microsoft, MSNBC,, National Geographic, and Visa. For more information, visit

All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Info

Telligent Systems, Inc.
Phone: +1 972 407 0688
Telligent Systems, Inc.
17950 Preston Road
Suite 310
Dallas, TX 75252

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