Fico, a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced the addition of Greg Gianforte to its Board of Directors. Mr. Gianforte's appointment to the Board is effective November 15, 2013.
Greg Gianforte has a long and successful history as a software entrepreneur. He founded RightNow Technologies, a cloud-based customer-service and support solutions company, in 1997. He grew the company to more than $225 million in annual revenue, serving as RightNow's CEO until it was acquired by Oracle in 2012. In 2003, Gianforte was named Pacific Northwest Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, in recognition of outstanding achievement and innovation in business. He also received the Influential Leader Award from CRM Magazine for his successful leadership of RightNow. In 2007, he was inducted into the CRM Hall of Fame, recognizing his consistent influence over employees, customers, partners and competitors in the field.
"We are thrilled to have Greg Gianforte join our board," commented Will Lansing, chief executive, FICO. "His extensive software background and experience with successfully introducing cloud-based solutions will be invaluable to us as we pursue new growth initiatives."