|[November 12, 2012]
Producers Forum™ Appoints Philip Potasiak President and CEO
PALO ALTO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Producers Forum, Inc., Palo Alto (News - Alert), CA, today announced the appointment of
Philip Potasiak as president and CEO of the B-B web portal Producers
Forum, Inc., www.producersforum.org,
which takes the residential property market full circle. Producers Forum
provides an efficient and proprietary means to successfully connect real
estate sales professionals serving motivated buyers and anxious sellers.
Producers Forum is a professional membership service that organizes and
aggregates information about all buyers and off-market sellers through
their respective real estate sales professional. A beta version of the
service launched in mid 2011 in the greater San Francisco Bay Area.
In announcing the appointment, founder and chairman Eric Trailer said,
"Producers Forum is fortunate to have retained the talents and
capabilities of Philip Potasiak as CEO of the organization. Philip
brings to Producers Forum a broad general management career built on a
foundation of successful North American and international senior sales
and marketing experience in both global and entrepreneurial companies.
With the addition of Philip to the team, we expect to take Producers
Forum to the next level and begin scaling our capabilities for more
robust member engagement and business success."
Commenting on his new position, Philip Potasiak said, "I am honored and
excited to be joining Producers Forum at this earl stage in the
company's development. It has a solid business model, an enthusiastic
member base and the opportunity to add tangible value to the real estate
industry and sales professionals everywhere. My plan is to carry on the
pioneering work that has been initiated by Eric and his team and ramp up
the organization for greater scale and broader deployment."
Mr. Potasiak joins Producers Forum from NEi Software, Inc., Westminster,
CA, where he most recently served as CEO from 2007. Previously he was
CEO and founder of Overture Advisors, Inc., Irvine, CA, from 2003 to
2007; CEO of PeopleLink, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, from 2001 to 2003; and
CEO of Axis (News - Alert) Inc., Oakbrook Terrace, IL from 1999 to 2001. He previously
held senior marketing and sales management positions with Pitney Bowes,
IDM Systems, Toshiba America and Canon USA (News - Alert). Mr. Potasiak holds an MBA,
from the University of Chicago and a BA in International Studies, from
Lake Forest College.
portal is a membership based venue that is open to all licensed real
estate sales professionals and will provide tiered services based on the
membership level. Among the benefits to members are automated records
matching, validated buyers database, off-market properties available for
sale, preferred vendor lists, customer service assistance, monitoring of
off-market transactions, messaging, simple navigation and an intuitive
dashboard, among other features.
About Producers Forum
Producers Forum, Inc. provides a multiple patent-pending matchmaking
venue for licensed real estate sales professionals representing buyers
of real property and sellers of off-market real property. For more
information, please visit http://www.producersforum.org,
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