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Distinguished Open Source Software Leader Tim Buckley Joins REvolution Computing Board of Directors

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- REvolution Computing, the leading provider of open-source "R" software for computational statistics, today announced that Tim Buckley, principal of Buckley Investments and former chief operating officer of Red Hat, has joined REvolution Computing's board of directors.

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ — REvolution Computing, the leading provider of open-source "R" software for computational statistics, today announced that Tim Buckley, principal of Buckley Investments and former chief operating officer of Red Hat, has joined REvolution Computing's board of directors.

Mr. Buckley brings more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing for start-up technology firms. Prior to founding Buckley Investments LLC, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based consulting company, Mr. Buckley was COO for Red Hat, the first open source software company to enter the public market. He was part of the executive team that transformed the company from a small start-up with an operating system used mostly by students to a successful enterprise company that is the dominant provider of open-source operating systems to the enterprise market.

"Tim Buckley brings an immeasurable wealth of knowledge to REvolution Computing from his years of experience growing open-source software companies into major market players," said REvolution Computing CEO Richard Schultz. "He is among those who have blazed the trail in commercial open source that we aim to follow, and we are delighted to have Tim on the board."

Tim Buckley said, "REvolution Computing is poised to be the next big play in open-source. With more than one million R users and growing, REvolution Computing is building a bridge between a new and influential community and the industries that increasingly will turn to that community for commercial applications of R-based predictive analytics software. It's a very promising convergence of interests, needs and abilities that could have a huge impact, and I am excited to be a part of it."

Tim Buckley served as executive vice president for Worldwide Sales at Visio Corporation, as well as vice president of sales for Approach Software, and as part of the executive team at Aldus. In addition to REvolution Computing, Mr. Buckley serves as an adviser or board member for Southern Capital Ventures; Voyager Capital; Hatteras; The Stripes Group; Channel Advisor; and Carpio.

About REvolution Computing

New Haven, Connecticut-based REvolution Computing is the leading commercial provider of software and support for the statistical computing language known as "R." Our products enable statisticians, scientists and others to derive meaning from large sets of mission-critical data in record time, and to create predictive models that help to answer their most difficult questions. REvolution Computing works closely with the R community to incorporate the latest developments in open source R, and with our clients to support their efforts to produce groundbreaking innovations in life sciences, financial services, defense technology and other industries where high-level analytics are crucial to success. At REvolution Computing, "We do the math."

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