Tiburon Names Michael W. Bealmear Chief Executive Officer

Tiburon Inc., a provider of integrated public safety solutions and an affiliate of The Gores Group, announced the appointment of Michael W. Bealmear as president and chief executive officer. Bealmear replaces Jeffrey Stone, who served as Tiburon’s president and CEO since 2008. His appointment is effective immediately.

Bealmear, who has more than 30 years in the hi-tech arena as an entrepreneur, executive and investor, most recently served as president and chief executive officer of HyperRoll Inc., a Mountain View based enterprise software firm that was recently acquired by Oracle. Previously he served as the president and chief executive officer of Covansys Corp., and as president of Worldwide Field Operations for Sybase Inc. among other management and leadership positions including partnerships at the management consulting practices of KPMG Peat Marwick and Coopers & Lybrand.

“Tiburon is a market leader in public safety solutions and is known for meeting the uncompromising demands of federal, regional and metropolitan law enforcement, fire and rescue, and corrections agencies. I look forward to participating in the success of this company and to bringing my expertise and leadership skills to help Tiburon achieve its full potential,” Bealmear said.

“Michael Bealmear is a seasoned technology executive who has extensive experience in enterprise software, systems integration, consulting and software development. Michael’s experience in constructing highly effective go-to-market models coupled with his customer centric orientation make him a valuable asset to the company. Tiburon is fortunate to have him as its new president and CEO,” said Tim Meyer, chairman of Tiburon’s board of directors and managing director for The Gores Group. “We appreciate all of Jeff’s contributions to Tiburon and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”

Bealmear was born and raised in Texas. He has an undergraduate degree in engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and did his graduate work in mathematics and computer science at Rice University in Houston.

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