TigerLogic Expands Board and Executive Team

Sep 02, 2011 (04:09 PM EDT)

Key Additions Bring Extensive Software Industry Experience to Help Drive TigerLogic's New Products

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TigerLogic Corporation (Nasdaq: TIGR) today announced the appointment of a new independent director, Nancy M. Harvey, to its Board of Directors, and the addition of Gerald F. Chew as Senior Vice President, Corporate and Product Development.

"We are extremely excited to bring strong proven leaders to the Board and executive team," said Richard W. Koe, Interim President and CEO of TigerLogic Corporation.  "As our new product lines are gaining momentum, the time is right to enhance our Board and executive team with additional talent and industry expertise.  I am delighted to have such accomplished individuals join us as we continue to drive new growth initiatives."

Nancy Harvey is an Executive-in-Residence at UChicagoTech, the Office of Technology and Intellectual Property of the University of Chicago, and runs a selective business consultancy practice.  Previously, Nancy served as Executive Director at Wolfram Research Inc., a developer of technical computing software and other resources including Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha, and as Chief Executive Officer of Wolfram Solutions, which provides comprehensive solutions and professional services deploying Wolfram technologies.  Nancy has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director, of TenFold Inc., an enterprise software solutions and an applications development platform.

"TigerLogic is well-positioned and is in an exciting period with its many new innovative products," Harvey said. "I look forward to working with TigerLogic and helping to continue its success and growth."

Jerry Chew most recently served as Senior Vice President, Critical Information of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), overseeing more than 600 employees and three of its largest divisions.  Previously, he served as a Board Member, as well as President and Chief Operating Officer, at MDSI Mobile Data Solutions Inc.  Jerry will continue to serve as a member of TigerLogic's Board of Directors.

"As part of our executive team, Jerry is uniquely qualified to help drive TigerLogic as we introduce new products and expand all of our product offerings to the market," stated Koe.

"This is an exciting time to join TigerLogic in a management role," noted Chew.  "With some of the new products recently introduced, I'm looking forward to working with the team to build more value for shareholders and customers."

About TigerLogic Corporation:

TigerLogic Corporation (Nasdaq: TIGR) has been providing reliable data management and rapid application deployment solutions for ISVs and developers of database applications for more than three decades. TigerLogic's installed customer base includes more than 500,000 active users representing more than 20,000 customer sites worldwide, with a significant base of diverse vertical applications. With employees and contractors worldwide, TigerLogic offers 24x7 customer support services and maintains an international presence. More information about TigerLogic and its products can be found at

Except for the historical statements contained herein, the foregoing release may contain forward-looking information.  Any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results could differ materially due to several factors, including but not limited to the success of the Company's research and development efforts to develop new products and to penetrate new markets, the market acceptance of the Company's new products and updates, technical risks related to such products and updates, the Company's ability to maintain market share for its existing products, the availability of adequate liquidity and other risks and uncertainties.  Please consult the various reports and documents filed by the Company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to the Company's most recent reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q for factors potentially affecting the Company's future financial results. All forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and the Company disclaims any responsibility to update or revise any forward-looking statement provided in this news release. The Company's results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 are not necessarily indicative of the Company's operating results for any future periods.

SOURCE TigerLogic Corporation