Innovative Systems Appoints Joseph Fairbanks to Board of Directors

Innovative Systems Appoints Joseph Fairbanks to Board of Directors


PITTSBURGH, February 13, 2018 – Innovative Systems, a global leader in the development and delivery of high-performance enterprise data and risk management solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Fairbanks to its Board of Directors.

“We are excited to welcome Joe to Innovative’s Board of Directors,” said Bob Colonna, Innovative’s CEO. “His expertise and accomplishments in the tech industry will add a valuable perspective. We look forward to benefitting from his vision and strategy to create meaningful business outcomes for our customers.”

Fairbanks brings with him more than 30 years of successfully leading sales, service, and marketing organizations in the technology and software industry segments. After graduating with a degree in computer science from West Chester University, he began his career with IBM, where he spent 12 years in sales and marketing leadership roles. Fairbanks’ most recent position was as vice president of worldwide sales and support for ANSYS, Inc., an industry-leading engineering simulation software company.

"I am excited to join an outstanding team of smart, passionate, and customer focused individuals at Innovative,” said Fairbanks. “Their success to date in creating increased value for their customers by delivering world-class technology has produced significant opportunities for growth. As a member of the board, I hope to support Innovative’s efforts to maximize the opportunities for all of their stakeholders."

A veteran of the U.S. Navy and recipient of the Navy Achievement Medal, Fairbanks is involved in veteran activities and serves on the Board of Directors for Hire Our Heroes, a nonprofit focused on supporting veterans’ transitions from military experience to civilian careers, and Veterans Place of Pittsburgh, which provides shelter and guidance for homeless veterans.

About Innovative Systems, Inc.
Innovative Systems delivers data solutions that offer actionable insight and enable our customers to identify the hidden opportunities or risks in their data. Since 1968, we have pioneered best-in-class data quality, data management, and risk and compliance solutions for Global 2000 companies worldwide. Many organizations continue to rely on Innovative Systems’ expertise and superior products decade after decade, with leading analysts ranking us at the top for both technology and customer satisfaction. For more information, please visit our website at

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