Decision Lens has named John Kealey, former CEO of Vivisimo, CEO of the company, effective October 1. Decision Lens is a leading provider of Web-based collaborative decision making software.
Company co-founder John Saaty, who grew Decision Lens from a start-up to a leader in collaborative decision making, remains in the senior leadership as President and Chairman of the Board. Other Decision Lens senior executive positions are unchanged.
“Since the beginning, we wanted to bring the science behind Decision Lens’ products out of the halls of academia into the corporate world, to help companies grow their businesses,” explained John Saaty. “The time is right to grow our own, and John Kealey is the right person to take us to the next level.”
Kealey has over 25 years of senior executive experience in technology and communications. Most recently, Kealey ran Vivisimo, and during his time there, won achievement in his recognition as a finalist for “Executive of the Year in 2011” at the American Business Awards. He has also been CEO of satellite based technology company iDirect Technologies, was selected by Via Satellite magazine as the “2004 Satellite Executive of the Year,” and chosen The Ernst and Young Washington DC Area Communications “Entrepreneur of the Year” for 2005.
Kealey began his career at Coopers & Lybrand and holds an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis.
Read John Kealey’s advice to his children, Cultivate Your Network, Never Stop Learning, Be Humble.