Missouri Tech & Science

Sparton Resources Inc.: PuNeng Energy Announces Appointment of New CEO

05 12 2017

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 5, 2017) - Sparton Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SRI) ("Sparton" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Pu Neng Energy has announced, on December 4th, 2017, the appointment of John Wang as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Wang is an experienced technology industry executive and entrepreneur with a wide range of international management experience. The appointment compliments and expands Pu Neng's management and technical team and will advance Pu Neng's current rapid growth cycle. "We are delighted and fully supportive of John's appointment", stated Lee Barker Sparton's CEO, "and look forward to working with him going forward. This is another positive milestone in Pu Neng's development as the Vanadium Redox Battery ("VRB") manufacturer of choice for the energy storage industry". Sparton's 87.46% owned subsidiary, VanSpar Mining Inc. holds an 18% equity interest in Pu Neng. The full Pu Neng...

SANS Announces 2017 Difference Makers Award Winners

05 12 2017

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Influence Health Doubles Down on its Consumer Experience Platform

05 12 2017

Due to the momentum in CXP sales and customer adoption, we are shifting the company’s primary focus to further product development and customer support surrounding this platform - Mike Nolte, CEO of Influence Health Birmingham, Ala. December 05, 2017 Influence Health, the healthcare industry’s leading consumer experience solution provider, today announced that it is divesting its complementary solutions, Empower and Connect, to continue the company’s strategic focus on the rapid growth of its Consumer Experience Platform. The company has entered into definitive agreements with both Madison, Wis.-based Symphony Corporation, which will acquire the Empower patient portal business, and Alpharetta, Ga.-based Aptean, which will acquire the Connect clinical portal business. Both acquirers will retain associated Influence Health employees. Financial terms of the deals will not be disclosed. The transition to a consumer-centric business model is the biggest opportunity in healthcare...

FinLocker Leverages Aggregation Technology from Fiserv to Enhance Analytics Solution for Mortgage Industry

05 12 2017

Having the right data can make all the difference when it comes to delivering a positive user experience. ST. LOUIS December 05, 2017 FinLocker (http://www.FinLocker.com), a financial data and analytics company, today announced a strategic relationship with Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions. The relationship between FinLocker and Fiserv creates the opportunity for lenders within the FinLocker mortgage network to incorporate financial data aggregation and personal financial management tools into the mortgage origination process. With access to financial data via aggregation, lenders can automatically validate critical borrower information, including employment, income, assets, taxes, credit and other information, against mortgage and other lending guidelines, as well as highlight actionable areas. FinLocker’s platform can dramatically reduce lender costs, data errors and processing timelines by eliminating reliance...

Deborah Deters Named EVP – Chief Human Resources Officer at Heartland Financial USA, Inc.

04 12 2017

DUBUQUE, Iowa, Dec. 04, 2017 -- Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF)  announced today that it has named Deborah Deters as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. She will join the company’s Executive Leadership Team and report to President, Bruce Lee. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/ea9f0db7-569d-4d6e-ab09-46eaac63a9a5Deters, who most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at HUB International, LTD, brings more than 20 years of human resources experience to Heartland. While at HUB she was named the organization’s first CHRO and transformed its HR function and improved employee engagement while supporting over 35 acquisitions annually.“We are extremely fortunate to have Deborah lead Heartland’s HR function during this transformative time in our company’s history.  Our commitment to Community Banking depends on our ability to attract...

O’Fallon Police Department Installs VirTra V-300 in New World Class Training Facility

04 12 2017

TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 04, 2017 -- VirTra, Inc. (OTCQX:VTSI), a global provider of training simulators for the law enforcement, military, educational and commercial markets, today announced that Missouri’s O’Fallon Police Department has installed a VirTra V-300™ simulator in its newly built Justice Center, which houses the police department, training center and vehicle fleet. The facility held its grand opening on Saturday, December 2.The O’Fallon, Missouri, Police Department serves 86,000 residents. With the national focus on use of force and police training, the department saw an opportunity to better prepare its officers with training equipment designed to improve decision making in high-pressure situations. After significant research on the various options, the O’Fallon Police Department chose to include the VirTra V-300 judgmental use of force simulator as a major component in its new training facility.“The new facility is the product of 10 years of planning and hard work and...

Peter LaMontagne Joins OGSystems Board of Directors

04 12 2017

CHANTILLY, Va.--OGSystems (OGS), a leader in technology innovation for the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC), today announced the appointment of Peter LaMontagne, former CEO of Novetta, to its Board of Directors effective immediately. “We are very excited that Peter will be onboard to help with strategic investments, in both capabilities and acquisitions,” said Omar Balkissoon, OGSystems’ CEO and co-founder. “We also look forward to his role in advising on operational considerations and structure to absorb expansion in our personnel, customers, and infrastructure.” LaMontagne is an accomplished private equity sponsored tech solutions company CEO, most recently at the helm of Novetta, Inc., an advanced analytics technology company he led from its establishment in 2012 through the first quarter of 2017. LaMontagne has more than 17 years of national security and technology solutions experience in the federal and commercial marketplace. OGSystems stood...

Dr. Donald Vespa Selected To Author A New Book On Cosmetic Dentistry

01 12 2017

Dr. Donald Vespa, DDS, a prominent dentist practicing cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry, has been selected to author a chapter in the upcoming book, “The Million Dollar Smile: Changing Lives with Cosmetic Dentistry”, which will provide expert information on the latest cosmetic and restorative dental treatments. “The Million Dollar Smile”, currently scheduled for release in early 2018, will aim to provide patients with the most up-to-date information on state of the art dental treatment. The main purpose of the book, according to Blue Ocean Publishing Group’s purchasing agent, Anna Foster, is to give patients real, practical information to help them in obtaining the best possible restorative and cosmetic dental work. The book will feature contributions from expert dentists selected from across the country who are skilled and trained in the latest dental treatment procedures. Foster notes that, “These expert dentists can provide people with all the necessary information...

Robert J. "Bud" Banis, PhD Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

01 12 2017

    SAINT LOUIS, MO, December 01, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert J. "Bud" Banis, PhD with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Banis celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Dr. Banis' career extended from biological and pharmaceutical research, through process and business development, college teaching, to his current position as Publisher and CEO of Science & Humanities Press in Saint Louis.His scientific...

New Technology, DTRelay, Fixes Known Security Vulnerabilities In OAuth Protocols Used By All The Major Companies

30 11 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Nov. 30, 2017 -- Today there are numerous security flaws including Krack attacks, client-side token vulnerabilities, SSL vulnerabilities, and countless other examples. It is time to change the way secure data is transported across the internet. There is a new technology, DTRelay (www.dtrelay.com), that fixes many of the known vulnerabilities in OAuth that plague companies such as Google, Twitter, Yahoo, and others. If companies keep doing the same thing, they would be insane to think they will see different results. Every month stories are reported on the news about major data breaches. According to a British insurance company, Lloyd's, companies lose $400 billion to hackers each year. With networks being vulnerable, security flaws, data breaches, and companies getting hacked every month, it is time for a breakthrough. What if it didn't matter if hackers were able to monitor the traffic on a company's network? Watch the Problem and Solution video...

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