SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6 Posit Science announced today thatSteven Aldrich, former VP of Strategy and Innovation of the small businessdivision at Intuit, has joined its leadership team as the company's new CEO.
Posit Science has thousands of participants using its brain fitnesssoftware programs every day in hundreds of retirement communities, adulteducation classrooms and in clinical environments. It also has sold more than100,000 copies of its brain fitness software for use by individuals at home.Additionally, leading health, long term care and auto insurers offer PositScience programs to policyholders without charge, and public televisionstations promote the programs as part of pledge drives. In the next decade,the company expects that millions of people around the world will be using itsprograms to think faster, focus better and remember more.
Aldrich has been brought on board to further accelerate the company'sgrowth and help it reach its goal of assisting millions of people. He bringsa deep expertise in growing businesses and a strong background in developingand taking best-of-class consumer software products to market.
Aldrich is enthusiastic about joining Posit Science. "I look forward toworking with the strong and passionate team at Posit Science to grow thecompany and reach many more people with customer-driven products andservices," he says.
"We are thrilled to have found Steven. He's the perfect fit for ourvalues, vision, culture and team, and he brings us a phenomenal set of skillsand experience," says Jeff Zimman, who is stepping down as CEO. Zimman willremain at the company full-time as an executive chairman of the board.
Once Aldrich is up to speed, Zimman will refocus his efforts onorganization building, strategic relationships and corporate development.Zimman's co-founder Dr. Mike Merzenich will continue in his role as ChiefScientific Officer, bringing cutting-edge scientific knowledge to the team andensuring that the company remains at the forefront of scientifically validatedbrain fitness software.
About Posit Science
Posit Science is the leading provider of clinically validated brainfitness products and services. The company works with more than 50 scientistsfrom prestigious universities to design and test its computer-based programs.More than 30 published studies show that the company's patented technologiessignificantly increase processing speed, improve memory, and enhance thequality of everyday life. Posit Science has received numerous grants andawards from groups such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), theAmerican Society for Aging (ASA), and CNBC For more information, visithttp://www.PositScience.com or call 1-800-599-6463.
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