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Telecommunications and industry research veteran Ken Landoline to lead firm's expansion into new communications research markets

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

January 11, 2005 08:00 AM US Eastern Timezone

Saddletree Research Names New Vice President and Principal Analyst

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 11, 2005--

 

Telecommunications and industry research veteran Ken Landoline to lead firm's expansion into new communications research markets

 

Saddletree Research Inc., a leading provider of industry research in the workforce optimization and other emerging customer contact markets, announced today that industry veteran Ken Landoline has joined the company as vice president and principal analyst. In his new position, Landoline will drive Saddletree's expansion into research focusing on Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) communications, speech analytics and emerging enterprise communications technologies.

A seasoned industry veteran with more than 30 years experience, including more than 12 years in industry research, Landoline was most recently the Voice Telephony Business Practice Leader with the Robert Frances Group (RFG), where his responsibilities included IT advisory services to Fortune 2000 companies. Prior to RFG, Landoline held senior management and analyst positions at industry research companies including Giga Information Group and Dataquest.

"Ken brings a wealth of industry expertise and solid relationships to Saddletree Research," said Paul Stockford, president and chief analyst at Saddletree. "His experience in advisory services to end users, particularly in the financial services sector, will allow us to expand our role in the research industry and bring fresh insights to our subscribers. I am delighted Ken has chosen to join Saddletree as we grow and explore new technology and market opportunities for our clients."

"I am very excited about my new relationship with Saddletree Research and look forward to renewing my collaborative relationship with Paul Stockford," said Landoline. "I believe my recent end-user client experiences at RFG and Giga will complement Saddletree's proven strengths within the vendor telecommunication marketplace and result in a new and unique set of enhanced capabilities that will allow us to better serve our combined base of clients."

Earlier in his career, Landoline held management positions with Siemens Business Communications (formerly ROLM Communications), Pacific Bell Information Services, Fujitsu America and AT&T Business Communications. He has a B.A. degree in economics from Rutgers College and an MBA from Seton Hall University.

About Saddletree Research

Saddletree Research Inc. (www.saddletreeresearch.com) is a high-technology market research firm specializing in emerging companies and technologies in the contact center, customer communications and enterprise telephony markets.

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Saddletree Research
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info@saddletreeresearch.com

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