BETHESDA, Md., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthEngine, Inc.™, the leading provider of sophisticated wealth intelligence and analytics announced today that Rick Wilhelm has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Rick has an extensive background in engineering, security and operations. He will manage WealthEngine's development, operations and client support teams, overseeing the final stages and launch of a new SaaS platform and proprietary wealth scores.
"It's exciting to be part of a company dedicated to innovation," says Rick, "Especially one that takes every ounce of knowledge they've gained over the last 12 years and applies it to build stronger solutions for its 3,700 clients. WealthEngine's technology is layered with know-how from both our clients and our team, and we have many new product improvements in the works. Each offering is being designed to help our clients in the nonprofit, luxury and financial services markets find immediate value in their marketing and fundraising efforts—so they can operate in a faster, more intuitive manner."
"Many companies have been trying to figure out how to get value out of proliferating data, commonly referred to as big data," says Tony Glowacki, WealthEngine's CEO. "Yet this is not new to WealthEngine; we have been mining data for years and we are well versed in techniques to extract the full value of data for wealth intelligence. In bringing Rick on board, we are leveraging his experience from leading technology companies with our plans to leverage new big data techniques across our existing and new markets."
Prior to joining WealthEngine, Rick was Vice President of Engineering at Network Solutions and responsible for the development, quality, and delivery of Network Solutions' core systems, including their online store. He spent seven years at NeuStar where he held challenging roles in software engineering, operations, and corporate technology strategy. Rick also held key leadership roles in a Series A-focused VC firm and a boutique Java technology consultancy. Starting his career at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), Rick was part of a small collection of experts who provided architecture expertise to high-profile projects.
About WealthEngine, Inc.™
WealthEngine, Inc. is a leading provider of sophisticated wealth identification and prospect research services to charities, hospitals, institutions of higher education, political campaigns, advocacy groups, and other nonprofit organizations, as well as to firms that offer luxury goods and financial services. More than 3,700 clients use WealthEngine for comprehensive research on individuals, companies and foundations. Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, WealthEngine serves both the United States and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.wealthengine.com.
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