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Kalypso Announces New Value Management & Pricing Practice Lead, James Weaver

October 5, 2011

BEACHWOOD, OhioKalypso, the world's premier innovation consulting firm, announced today that James Weaver has joined the firm to lead the growth of its Value Management and Pricing practice.

The people of Kalypso are leading business professionals who combine a depth of experience in select industries with unparalleled expertise in product and process innovation. James brings nearly 20 years of experience to Kalypso in pricing and value management, serving the consumer goods, high technology, financial services and healthcare insurance industries.

“James has deep expertise helping companies deliver on the promise of innovation by creating and capturing maximum value from their product and service portfolio,” said Bill Poston, a founder and managing partner at Kalypso. “We are looking forward to bringing his experience leading transformational pricing and value management programs to Kalypso’s clients.”

Prior to joining Kalypso, James spent four years as a senior manager at Deloitte Consulting as a leader in their Pricing and Profitability Management practice. James specialized in developing and implementing leading pricing strategies and practices in B2B industries while leveraging pricing software solutions. He has led successful pricing technology projects for numerous Fortune 1000 companies. James also held professional services leadership positions with leading software providers such as Siebel Systems and CDC Software - Pivotal CRM.

James is based in the Dallas, Texas area and will lead Kalypso’s Value Management and Pricing team in the areas of pricing strategy, price setting/optimization and deal execution. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Baylor University.

About Kalypso

Kalypso is the world's premier innovation consulting firm, helping clients improve performance, drive profitability and create sustainable results by delivering on the promise of innovation. The people of Kalypso are leading business professionals who combine unparalleled expertise in innovation, product development, and product lifecycle management (PLM) with a depth of experience in the consumer goods, high technology, manufacturing, medical device, life sciences and retail industries.