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Santa Clara, CA; London, UK

CIGNEX, a leading provider of enterprise Open Source solutions, announced that it has named David Schmittlein, John C Head III Dean of the MIT Sloan School of Management to serve on the company’s Board of Directors.  

Dr. Schmittlein has an illustrious career spanning over 35 years with numerous achievements including a Ph.D and M.Phil in Business from Columbia University, serving as faculty at The Wharton School for 27 years and working as consultant for numerous Fortune-500 firms such as American Express, AT&T, Ford Motor Company, Hewlett-Packard, Johnson & Johnson and Lockheed Martin. He has over forty publications, mostly in leading journals in marketing, management, economics and statistics.

Dr. Schmittlein commented on his appointment, “I am delighted to serve CIGNEX in this capacity, in support of its mission to improve the productivity of enterprises through the use of Open Source solutions.”

Vidur Bhogilal, Chairman, CIGNEX said, “We are honored to have Dr. Schmittlein join our Board of Directors. He brings to CIGNEX Board an incredible breadth and depth of insight into marketing, brand visibility and creating engagement with business leaders which will contribute to the vision of CIGNEX.”

CIGNEX is an established market leader in Open Source solutions with over 200 implementations in the areas of Systems of Digital Engagement, Big Data Analytics, Enterprise Content Management & Digital transformations.

About CIGNEX ( CIGNEX, a subsidiary of Datamatics Global Services Ltd., is a Silicon Valley based, global, pure-play, Open Source consulting company offering enterprise-grade solutions, platforms, products and services for Systems of Engagement and Insight.

 Since 2000, CIGNEX has been Making Open Source Work® using open standards platforms and tools that integrate with existing systems to achieve unparalleled results and leveraging its Adopt-Open-Elevate ™ execution framework to mitigate any risk. Find out more; please visit us on the web @

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Nirav Shah
Sr. Director, Marketing & Corporate Communications