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Teresis Appoints B.J. Hawkins to its Board of Directors

President and CEO of Business Growth Firm Adds Wealth of Experience and Expertise in Corporate Operations and Organizational (May 05, 2009)

DMN Newswire--2009-5-5-- Teresis Media Management Inc., the leading provider of tapeless workflow and digital asset management technologies for the entertainment and broadcast industries, today announced it has appointed B.J. Hawkins, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors. As President and CEO of, OFS(TM), a business growth and technology services firm she founded more than a decade ago, Hawkins brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in infrastructure development to Teresis as it looks to strategically expand its offerings and presence in the digital asset management technology market.

Dr. Hawkins has an impressive management background that includes executive operational experience, substantive policy-making, strategic planning, managerial and profit/loss responsibility in the Fortune 100 business sector as well as in the public and non-profit sectors.  She is a recognized forensic expert witness and litigation support consultant in complex business issues including corporate governance, business disputes and supply chain practices.

As a former senior executive in two Fortune 100 companies, Cummins Engine Company and Westinghouse, Dr. Hawkins successfully reengineered "turnarounds" of financially and organizationally distressed units.  She has also had lead responsibility for coordination and implementation of groundbreaking automated purchasing and enterprise wide supply chain systems.  In addition, her 14 years of experience as a successful small business entrepreneur is a great fit for Teresis, a small, woman-owned business.

"We are very excited about the addition of Dr. Hawkins to the Board," said Teresis' President and CEO, Keri DeWitt.  "Her expertise in business process reengineering and in growing technology-based businesses offers us an important level of expertise as we look strategically to expand our services offerings into government, corporate and the healthcare industries."

"My goal is to increase Teresis' business opportunities by emphasizing the company as a leader and innovator in its field and increasing its exposure in the business community as a prime candidate for growth and expansion," added Hawkins.  "I look forward to working as an integral part of the Teresis team to take the company to the next level of success."

Earlier in her career, Dr. Hawkins received a Presidential appointment as a White House Fellow and a Special Assistant to a Cabinet Secretary. She is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the Orange County Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) and a co-founder and current member of the Board of Directors of the greater Los Angeles chapter of FEWA.  She holds B.A. and Master's degrees from the University of California at Los Angeles and a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.

About Teresis

Teresis Media Management Inc. is the leading provider of tapeless automation, digital workflow and asset management technologies.  Its Teresis Online? subscription service is a browser-based platform of tools that enables producers, directors, writers, story producers, editors and production companies to create scripts and storyboards, and digitize, log, transcribe, search, annotate and edit footage collaboratively and remotely using a MAC or PC.  It is the first platform to offer the potential for producers to diversify their products, repurpose their assets, and generate new revenue streams all from a single production.  

As part of its overall vision and strategy, Teresis bridges the gap in film and video production between camera and distribution by completing the supply chain between content creators and new emerging distribution channels in the Video-On-Demand (VOD) market space.  Its patent-pending technology functions as a cost center reduction system for producers and production companies to manufacture their shows cheaper and faster.  For additional information about Teresis, please visit

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