Emeryville, CA—Innovative announced today that Mr. James Tallman will join the executive ranks of Innovative Interfaces as Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Tallman will be focused on the company’s commitment to library success and increasing velocity in product leadership and operational excellence.
Tallman comes to Innovative with extensive experience as CEO for top software and technology companies, most recently from Wolters Kluwer, a leading global information services company. During his tenure at Wolters Kluwer Enterprise Legal Management Solutions, the company experienced unprecedented market growth, delivering world-class customer support and impressive product innovation built on a collaborative framework. Having lived and worked in North America, Latin America, EMEA, and Asia Pacific, Tallman also brings expertise in management of global operations, serving a worldwide customer base. Tallman is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, and is bilingual in English and Spanish.
“I am thrilled that Jim has agreed to join the senior leadership team here at Innovative,” states Bill Schickling, EVP at Innovative Interfaces. “His passion for excellence and commitment to the Innovative strategic initiatives will serve our library partners. And I am pleased that Bert Winemiller will continue as a member of the team as EVP of Strategy.”
Innovative (www.iii.com) provides leading technology solutions and services that empower libraries and enrich their users worldwide. Innovative offers one of the most comprehensive portfolios of library automation products on the market today, serving academic, public, national, corporate, and special libraries, and consortia. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative has a global presence – serving thousands of libraries in 66 countries and offices worldwide.