The Indianapolis-based software firm fielded escalating offers over the years until a last-second reduction in bid price from buyer Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories Inc., according to a new public filing.
In the immediate wake of news Wednesday that Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. had agreed to be acquired for $1.4 billion, Indianapolis tech leaders bubbled with praise for CEO Don Brown and with enthusiasm for the possible impact on the city.
Les Vann is leaving after two years on the job and as WISH’s parent, Media General, is in the midst of being acquired. He was named “General Manager of the Year” in January by a trade publication.
For the third time in a decade, CEO Jeff Smulyan is making an offer for the outstanding shares of Emmis Communications Corp., which runs radio stations and magazines in Indianapolis and major U.S. markets.
David Ricks fit the bill for the top job at Eli Lilly and Co. after 20 years with the firm in product development, sales and marketing, and public policy, according to outgoing CEO John Lechleiter.
John Lechleiter has been the company’s CEO since 2008. The announcement Wednesday morning of his retirement comes one day after the firm announced strong revenue and profit for its second quarter, indicating that Lechleiter’s initiatives have paid off.
Homebuilder Paul Estridge Jr. has been in discussions about acquiring the sprawling 106-acre property on Ditch Road, according to a source familiar with the deal.
Branding Brand, a Pittsburgh-based retail software company with a few ExactTarget alums of its own, has scooped up Indy-based Waysay, founded last year by two former ET’ers.
Among 12 Midwestern states, Indiana ranked No. 2 in both workforce quality and living environment, and No. 3 in taxation and regulations—good for a No. 1 ranking overall in the region.
The Indianapolis mortgage firm has promoted James Smith to the top spot vacated last year in an abrupt resignation by its founder.
The Indianapolis area’s largest commercial real estate brokerage is searching for a new director with the departure of John Merrill to co-lead the local office of Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LP.
Amber R. Van Til joined the Indiana Bankers Association in 2002 as a lobbyist. She’s the first woman to hold the title of president.
Indianapolis-based Parker Technology LLC has named Brian Wolff as its new CEO following a business-model overhaul for the 6-year-old firm.
The state’s largest hospital system will promote IU Health Arnett President Al Gatmaitin president to chief operating officer, replacing Dennis Murphy, who is set to become CEO in April.