Tom Wilson Joins DecisionPoint Executive Team


Tom Wilson Joins DecisionPoint Executive Team
Charlotte, NC; February 12, 2009 — DecisionPoint International, a global leader in M&A advisory services for middle-market technology clients, is pleased to announce that Tom Wilson has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Mr. Wilson brings extensive knowledge and experience in the software and IT services sectors. In his role, Mr. Wilson will lead M&A mandates for DecisionPoint clients.

“Tom’s operational experience at IBM, coupled with his entrepreneurial achievements in building and successfully exiting two IT companies, will provide unparalleled insight for DecisionPoint clients,” said Doug Ellis, Managing Partner of DecisionPoint. “We are fortunate to add this kind of expertise to our executive team. More importantly, our clients can be confident that the necessary skills are in place to achieve their M&A objectives,” added Mr. Ellis.

“I have had the opportunity to work successfully with DecisionPoint twice in my career. My goal was to align myself with a middle-market leader in technology M&A that I was confident would provide unequaled advice and service to its clients. The reputation and track record of the DecisionPoint team spoke for itself. I am very excited about our ability to serve the needs of our buy and sell-side clients,” commented Mr. Wilson.

Mr. Wilson is a seasoned business executive with over 25 years experience in the technology industry. His strategic and general management skills include experience in developing and growing new businesses, managing international operations and finances, raising capital from angel, institutional and debt sources, and negotiating the sale of companies to strategic buyers. Prior to joining DecisionPoint, he served as Chairman and CEO of NuTech Solutions, an innovative business intelligence software company which was acquired by Netezza Corporation. At NuTech, Mr. Wilson was instrumental in refocusing the company, raising equity and debt financing, and leading the efforts to sell to a strategic buyer. Preceding NuTech, he served as the President of Osprey, a consulting and systems integration firm, which was acquired by NIIT, Limited. At Osprey, Mr. Wilson launched a new strategic division, assisted in raising a venture investment from Morgan Stanley Venture Partners, led the organization’s repositioning as a provider of packaged services offerings, and was instrumental in the sale of the business. Mr. Wilson joined Osprey after 14 years with IBM where he served in a variety of general management, sales, and marketing positions, including leading a $430 million solutions and services organization. Mr. Wilson is also an active participant in a structured angel investment group, Charlotte Angel Partners, which was created to evaluate, finance, and grow early stage companies. He holds a BS in Finance from Clemson University and an MBA from Duke University.

About DecisionPoint International
DecisionPoint is a global leader in M&A advisory services for middle-market technology clients in the services, software, and communications sectors. Headquartered in Charlotte, DecisionPoint also has offices in St. Louis, and Orange County, CA. For additional information on DecisionPoint, visit

For further information, contact:
DecisionPoint International: Doug Ellis, Managing Partner; (704) 248-1122; or Tom Wilson, Managing Director; (704) 248-1124;