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Active Navigation Appoints Dean Gonsowski as Chief Revenue Officer


RESTON, Va., July 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Active Navigation Inc., the leader in file analysis software for the information governance, risk and compliance (GRC) market, today announced the appointment of Dean Gonsowski as Chief Revenue Officer. 

Gonsowski joins the Active Navigation executive team from his position as Vice President of Strategy and Industry Marketing at eDiscovery software stalwart Relativity, where he built out the go-to-market efforts for their enterprise sector. As Active Navigation's Chief Revenue Officer, Gonsowski will lead the sales, marketing and customer success initiatives as the company aims to bolster its near triple digit growth over recent years.

"We are delighted to have Dean join the team - his passion, skill and experience will be a huge asset as we continue to build the business to keep up with our fast growth, ambitious product plans and global expansion," said Peter Baumann, CEO of Active Navigation. "Dean joins us as the GRC space accelerates and his extensive industry expertise will ensure Active Navigation capitalizes on this emerging category."

Gonsowski is a former litigator/GC/AGC and has a proven track record of accelerating the development of high growth software companies such as Clearwell/Veritas and Recommind/Opentext.  Gonsowski is also the Founder and Executive Director of CTRL (the Coalition of Technology Resources for Lawyers).

"Active Navigation has a rare set of advantages - an exciting technology that has forged its way as an innovator in file analytics, marquee customers and an exceptionally talented team," said Gonsowski.  "I look forward to helping the company take the next leap forward as GRC truly becomes a mission critical business capability, due to the GDPR, New York cyber regulations and disclosure requirements following persistent data security breaches."

Gonsowski has a JD from the University of San Diego School of Law and a BS from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Active Navigation, founded in 2002, is a recognized industry leader in providing unique file analysis software for the discovery, transformation, and ongoing control of unstructured data for enterprises and governmental entities including: Pandora, Ameritas Life Insurance, Rio Tinto Group, the US Marine Corp. and the Royal Navy. Its software plays a fundamental role in effective information governance strategies, enabling cost, risk, and efficiency savings through information audit, clean-up, and defensible deletion, intelligent file migration, records capture, eDiscovery collection, and ongoing policy monitoring.  The company has been recognized with Gartner "Cool Vendor" status, nominated for the Information Governance "Technology Provider of the Year" and the ITC Entrepreneurs Forum "Enterprise Award," and awarded various Microsoft platform certifications. The privately-held company has offices in the UK and Australia, as well as its US headquarters in Reston, Va. Learn more at Follow us on Twitter at @ActiveNav for real-time updates.

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