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QlikTech Appoints Deborah Hopkins, Chief Innovation Officer of Citi, To Its Board of Directors

 

April 06, 2011

Qlik Technologies Inc. (“QlikTech”) (Nasdaq: QLIK), a leader in Business Discovery — user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), today announced that Deborah Hopkins, chief innovation officer of Citi, has joined its board of directors as an independent officer, becoming its eighth member.

“With significant leadership positions at various multinational companies, Debby’s vast experience in the convergence of finance, technology and innovation will be a tremendous asset as we seek to further expand our business,” said Lars Björk, chief executive officer, QlikTech.

As Citi’s Chief Innovation Officer, Ms. Hopkins focuses on building partnerships with venture capitalists, start-ups, corporations, universities and thought leaders to support the incubation of emerging technologies in the design, development and implementation of disruptive customer centric business models. She also serves as Chairman of Citi’s venture capital initiatives. Since joining Citi in 2003, Ms. Hopkins’ previous positions included Chief Operations and Technology Officer, and head of Corporate Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions. She has co-chaired Citi’s women’s initiative and for five years served on the board of directors for Citibank N.A. and Citicorp Holdings, Inc.

“QlikTech is at the heart of what I have spent my career helping to create --an innovative company with an exceptional product that uses technology to make businesses smarter,” said Hopkins. “I look forward to working closely with the board and the executive team to build on QlikTech’s success.”

Prior to joining Citi, Ms. Hopkins was CFO at Boeing, CFO at Lucent Technologies, and served on the Board of Directors of the DuPont Company for five years. She is also an advisor to Riverwood Capital.

About QlikTech

QlikTech (NASDAQ: QLIK) is a leader in Business Discovery — user-driven Business Intelligence (BI). QlikTech’s powerful, accessible Business Discovery™ solution bridges the gap between traditional business intelligence solutions and standalone office productivity applications. Its QlikView Business Discovery™ platform enables intuitive user-driven analysis that can be implemented in days or weeks rather than months, years, or not at all. The in-memory associative search technology it pioneered allows users to explore information freely rather than being confined to a predefined path of questions. QlikView Business Discovery™ works with existing BI applications and adds new capabilities: insight for everyone, zero-wait analysis, mobility, an app—like model, remixability and reassembly, and a social and collaborative experience. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, QlikTech has offices around the world serving approximately 18,000 customers in over 100 countries.

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