|By Business Wire||
|November 14, 2012 08:36 PM EST||
Fourth graph, first sentence of release dated November 12, 2012, should read: ...served as president from 2007. (sted ...served as CEO from 2007.)
PRODUCERS FORUM™ APPOINTS PHILIP POTASIAK PRESIDENT AND CEO
-- Start Up Executive Brings 15 Years of launching and leading startup technology companies, building strong teams, and managing high growth businesses --
Producers Forum, Inc., Palo Alto, 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 early 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 president 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 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. Mr. Potasiak holds an MBA, from the University of Chicago and a BA in International Studies, from Lake Forest College.
The ProducersForum.org 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, or find us on:
- YouTube at Producers Forum on YouTube
- Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ProducersForum or
- Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/producers_forum.