SAND Technology Appoints Mike Pilcher as President

By Sand Technology Inc., PRNE
Monday, July 11, 2011

MONTREAL, July 12, 2011 -

SAND Technology Inc. (OTCBB: SNDTF), provider of the world’s
most advanced column store database, today announced that Chief
Operating Officer, Mike Pilcher has been appointed to the position
of President, effective immediately. He will be serving as both
President and COO going forward.

“The column database and advanced analytic market is becoming
increasingly urgent for the Enterprise,” said Mike Pilcher. “SAND
is not only a pioneer in this space, with the most mature, most
advanced technology, but one of the last independent vendors in the
industry. Big data is driving big changes in enterprises from
customer loyalty data to marketing to churn analytics. SAND has the
software and the flexibility, and SAND’s breadth and depth mean we
are uniquely positioned to succeed in this market.”

“Mike brings incredible experience, knowledge, and passion to
the table,” said Tom O’Donnell, CEO of SAND. “It’s been a
challenging year re-focusing SAND on our core strengths and
positioning it for future growth. I’m thrilled to have Mike take on
the role and responsibility of President, his insight and drive
will be crucial in helping SAND execute our plans.”

Before joining SAND, Mike was Sales Director Hiring Solutions,
EMEA at LinkedIn Corporation, the largest professional network in
the world. Prior to LinkedIn Mike has worked at Oracle Corporation
where he led the UK Insurance group, Sybase where he ran UK
Financial Services and Hyperroll in the data acceleration space
which was acquired by Oracle. Mike is also the author of
Prosultative Selling, a book focused on how to leverage modern
marketing techniques to drive enterprise sales.

About SAND Technology

SAND is the world’s most advanced analytic database, managing
massive amounts of big data, driving unparalleled performance, and
deploying information to tens of thousands of concurrent users
across the enterprise. With industry-leading software solutions for
CRM and Loyalty, and  having achieved “Certified for SAP
NetWeaver” status and “Powered by SAP NetWeaver” status, SAND
delivers best-of-bread analytic performance to over 600 customers
around the world. SAND Technology has offices in the United States,
Canada, Western and Central Europe, and Australia and can be
reached online at

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