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Atigeo’s Board of Directors Adds Gregory Akers, SVP of Advanced Security Initiatives and CTO of the Global Government Solutions Group at Cisco

Atigeo™ (www.atigeo.com), a compassionate technology company delivering a revolutionary big data cloud software platform, today announced the addition of Gregory Akers, Senior Vice President of Advanced Security Initiatives and Chief Technology Officer within the Global Government Solutions Group at Cisco, to Atigeo’s board of directors. “Greg brings extensive corporate leadership and knowledge of public/private relationships to our esteemed board. In addition, Greg’s depth of experience in dealing with government(s), critical infrastructure and security awareness and resiliency will help assimilate Atigeo’s xPatterns™ platform across the government, security and critical infrastructure verticals,” said Michael Sandoval, Atigeo’s Founder, Chairman, and CEO.

Aker’s career at Cisco has spanned 19 years, where he has held a variety of technical, managerial and executive roles. These have included Vice President for the Worldwide Technical Assistance Center, Senior Vice President-CTO Services and Senior Vice President-Global Governments Solutions Group.

"I am pleased with the opportunity to engage with a ground breaking organization such as Atigeo. Atigeo's products and efforts will provide opportunities for Governments and enterprises to transform themselves and their industries," said Akers.

In addition to his primary role at Cisco, Akers is an Internet security and critical infrastructure protection advisor to Cisco customers and to the U.S. government. He regularly advises and directs activities relative to technology and security matters of domestic and international importance. In this capacity he has held leadership roles, such as serving as President of the IT-Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC) organization in 2002 and Vice President in 2001. Akers has also advised the U.S. Department of Defense and the federal intelligence community for more than fifteen years. Akers is a member of the Board of Directors of the East Carolina Infraguard. Presently he leads and serves on various boards, panels and task forces within the U.S. Department of Defense.

About Atigeo™

Atigeo is a compassionate technology company turning science into products and services for a wiser planet. Our unique semantic platform, xPatterns™, facilitates the intelligent discovery of knowledge from large disparate sources of dynamically changing, structured, and unstructured data. Third party applications can easily be deployed on xPatterns through web-services to immediately enrich data insight through the self-discovery of patterns and concepts in real-time. xPatterns enables a trust model the enterprise may extend to their users, providing each user the ability to privately manage their data, and automatically leverage offline information to provide unprecedented experiences and benefits. xPatterns is enabling telecommunication providers, healthcare providers, government organizations and retailers to leverage new insights in real-time, derived from data that has been traditionally difficult to link and expensive to maintain. xPatterns software can be delivered as Software-as-a-Service or Appliance-based. For more information, visit: www.atigeo.com.

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