Zeevi Michel

Gartner Acquires Senexx

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, today announced that it has acquired Senexx, a cloud-based questions and answers platform that identifies and manages expertise within organizations.

Gartner will leverage Senexx’s proven expertise to significantly enhance its web search capability and augment its content recommendation engine and proprietary social platforms. This will further strengthen the overall value Gartner provides to its clients worldwide and is consistent with the Company’s strategy to continuously improve the quality of its products and the service it delivers.

“We have a high regard for the intellectual property and business Senexx has built since it was founded in 2011,” said Gene Hall, CEO, Gartner. “We will work with Senexx’s talented leadership team to invest in the development of their innovative platform to benefit our clients while minimizing disruption to their business throughout the integration process.”

“Senexx improves productivity by identifying individuals with specific knowledge and experience in a particular subject to help organizations answer questions, solve problems and realize new opportunities,” said Zeevi Michel, Founder and CEO, Senexx. “We are excited to accelerate the growth of our platform and products, in addition to applying our proven capability to help Gartner deliver greater service to its clients.”

“We are very grateful for the initial help and support we received from Techstars and UpWest Labs who were instrumental in our early success,” added Mr Michel.

Gartner is investing to rapidly expand the talented team at Senexx based in Tel Aviv in order to further accelerate the pace of innovation. New roles exist for talented senior software engineers and data scientists. For more information on the vacancies and to apply, visit senexx.com/careers.

About Gartner

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors, Gartner is a valuable partner in more than 14,000 distinct organizations. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events, Gartner works with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has 6,100 associates, including more than 1,460 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 85 countries For more information, visit www.gartner.com.

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About Zeevi Michel

Zeevi has completed a B.Sc at the Technion in IE&M, Economics and Finance, finishing Summa Cum Laude - first in his class. Currently he's the Co-founder and CEO of Senexx a smart Q&A engine for Enterprises that uses NLP and AI algorithms. Zeevi was the Co-founder and CEO of SircleIT, an online Q&A forum for social and enterprise networks. During college he co-founded and was the first president of the Technion Investment Finance Club. Throw his leadership the IFC became the largest student interest organization at Technion with bi-weekly meeting that consistently attract over 200 people and the participation of top Israeli finance houses. Zeevi is a Grinblat Scholar in performance research and has a diverse background in operations issues from an internship at Applied Materials in Silicon Valley and from his leadership in the Call Center of the IEC and the Israeli Defense Force. Zeevi was the lead TA for 7 different undergraduate finance courses and 2 MBA courses, therefore he was invited to help create the first Technion Financial Laboratory.