STARKVILLE, MS – 19 September 2017 – Camgian Microsystems Corporation today announces the appointment of Russell Mann as a new director of the company effective August 1st. Mann expands Camgian’s board to five directors, which include Chairman Dr. Gary D. Butler, former US Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, GlobalSys Chief Executive Gene Josephs and John Reece, Camgian CFO and COO.

“We are very excited to add Russell to the Camgian team,” said Gary D. Butler, Camgian Chairman and CEO.   “He brings significant capabilities to the company in a variety of key areas including finance, strategy and data science.”

Mann is an entrepreneur, investor, and consultant specializing in alternative investments. He has over ten years of experience in the analysis, creation, and management of sophisticated investment products, strategies, and portfolios. He has specific expertise in quantitative finance, financial derivatives, complex trading strategies, illiquid asset classes, financial modeling, and valuation. Prior to entering finance, Russell was a mathematician. He was an Assistant Professor at Brown University from 2002 to 2005, and an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan from 2001 to 2002. His degrees include: a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Harvard University (2001), where he held the Putnam and NDSEG Fellowships; a Masters in Advanced Studies (Mathematics) from Cambridge (1996), where he studied as a Churchill Scholar; and an AB from Princeton in 1995, Magna Cum Laude, where he was Phi Beta Kappa, a Putnam Fellow, and a Goldwater Scholar.



Camgian is an award-winning developer of advanced sensing and information processing platforms that deliver real-time, actionable intelligence. Leveraging innovations in the areas of multi-sensor signal processing, data analytics and machine learning, Camgian is pioneering a new generation of intelligent decision support products that address key needs in the industrial, defense and national security markets.

Camgian has been named by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US, Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the most entrepreneurial companies in America and Compass Intelligence as one of the world’s top companies in IoT innovation and execution. Moreover, ABI Research featured Camgian in their 2015 Hot Tech Innovators report, which identified the company as one of the world’s top tech start-ups for their pioneering work in IoT and edge computing. In their 2016 market report Fog Computing in IoT, Machina Research identified Camgian as one of the innovative IoT startups and notable companies pioneering fog computing. Recently, Camgian was named a 2017 Garner “Cool Vendor” in IoT Edge Computing and the Emerging Company of the Year in Enterprise IoT in the 5th Annual Compass Intelligence Awards.

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