Cisco Risk Management Executive Joins IntraPoint


San Jose, CA and Trondheim, Norway –September 6, 2011 – IntraPoint, The Global Leader in Enterprise Resiliency Solutions, today announced that Mr. Edward Erickson has joined the company’s executive leadership team as Vice President of Product and Business Development.[Edward Erickson]

Mr. Edward Erickson joins IntraPoint
as Vice President of Product
and Business DevelopmentMr. Erickson is a seasoned professional who has extensive experience developing and leading engineering and manufacturing organizations across a number of industries. His focus over the past six years has been to leverage this broad based knowledge to develop world class supply chain risk management capabilities and effectively integrate security, resiliency and technology as Director, Global Safety, Security & Business Resiliency at Cisco Systems.

To further these efforts Mr. Erickson founded the Supply Chain Risk Leadership Council (SCRLC) with initial members such as Nokia, FedEx, Boeing, Stanford, MIT, TSMC, Procter & Gamble. He is also the founder and current Chairman of the Security, Resiliency & Technology (SRT) Integration Forum with members such as IntraPoint, Cisco, Johnson & Johnson, BAE Systems, Genentech, John Deere, the American Red Cross.

Mr. Erickson joined IntraPoint because he saw The IntraPoint Enterprise Resilience Platform as "the global leader of advanced risk management, incident management, crisis management and business continuity management into one global end-to-end solution to achieve enterprise resilience”.

"It is very important to add the expertise and experience that Edward brings with him – it will benefit our customers and support our growing operation”, said Idar G. Voldnes, CEO and President of IntraPoint. "Our priority is to provide the best advice and solutions available, something Edward will champion".

Mr. Erickson will focus on these key areas:
Guide future capabilities in the IntraPoint offering and ensure implementation of best practices globally
Work closely together with IntraPoint customers, partners and academia to visualize and grow business value and ROI from using proactive enterprise risk management to achieve enterprise resilience

"I am very pleased to work with the IntraPoint team and its existing customers", says Mr. Erickson. “We see that leading companies in critical businesses are embracing the need for a more resilient enterprise. Increasingly, they rely on Crisis Manager™ for their business continuity operations processes and use the solution as a platform for handling everything from daily disruptions, business continuity plans, crisis and disasters plans, training and certification, observations and alert notification, media and family assistance communications, logging and post-event evaluations. The focus on business resumption in a safe and time-efficient manner can save lives, the environment, assets and ultimately the brand and reputation of the company."

About IntraPoint, The Global Leader in Enterprise Resiliency Solutions
IntraPoint’s Enterprise Resilience Platform is an industry-leading incident, crisis and business continuity management software solution which covers all phases of incidents/crises/disasters from planning, training, alert notification, to management and normalization. The software solution is tailored to minimize the effects of a incidents/crises/disasters, being physical, environmental, financial or reputational. By using Incident Manager, Crisis Manager or Business Continuity Manager our customers is archiving resilience and supporting thousands of daily disruptions up to the disaster of the decade. IntraPoint’s customers span respected brands such as AGR Petroleum Services, Alitalia, Amtrak, Dong Energy, E-CO, Farstad Shipping, Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Hurtigruten, Icelandair Group, Norwegian Rail Administration, Maersk, Novair, Shell Norway, Statoil, Swedish Rail, Teekay Petrojarl, Telenor and Øresundsbron, among others. IntraPoint was founded in 1999 and has offices in Reston, Virginia, Trondheim and Oslo, Norway.

About Supply Chain Risk Leadership Council (SCRLC)
The Supply Chain Risk Leadership Council (SCRLC) was established in 2006. Over this time period, supply chain risk has increased in visibility and importance among supply chain practitioners, business leaders, industry analysts and the media. This council anticipated the rise of supply chain risk as a new supply chain pain point. With the spread of globalization and the increasing recognition of the flat world we live in, risks in the supply chain have multiplied. We were concerned about the lack of accompanying processes, systems and tools. The council includes leading companies representing a broad spectrum of industries that handled all kinds of supply chain risks. Together, we have discussed, brainstormed and developed a core set of principles and practices that have established SCRLC as the premier thought leader for supply chain risk.

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About Security, Resiliency & Technology (SRT) Integration Forum
The Security, Resiliency & Technology (SRT) Integration Forum was patterned after the SCRLC and like it predecessor was conceived to bring together thought leaders and practitioners to propel and capitalize on the convergence of three previously separate and distinct disciplines Physical Security, Business resiliency and Risk based Technologies.

For further information, please contact:
Idar G. Voldnes, President & CEO IntraPoint Mobile: +47 47 92 11 15,
Cell phone: +1 703 869 0531
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