FileMaker Appoints New Business Development Manager for Canada

David Pong brings business development and technical expertise to expand Canadian market for FileMaker

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - March 27, 2012 - FileMaker, Inc. today announced the appointment of David Pong as new business development manager for Canada. Based in Toronto, Pong will drive market awareness and business opportunities for FileMaker database software products across Canada to prospective customers, developers and channels.

A veteran FileMaker database developer, Pong has created and sold custom solutions using FileMaker technologies for diverse organizations, from the City of Toronto to Robertson Electric Wholesale. During his career, he also worked with Apple reseller Elm Street Computer Terminal, as well as with Apple Canada in Southwestern Ontario to help resellers grow their businesses.

Pong is a member of the FileMaker Business Alliance and FileMaker TechNet and also organized the Toronto and Southern Ontario FileMaker Users Group (SOFA) and delivered numerous webinars, events and training sessions.

In his new role, he will report to Keith Robinson, FileMaker vice president of sales for Americas and Asia-Pacific.

Pong studied Computer Science at York University and has completed numerous additional courses in management, communications and sales.

"David is a powerful addition to our team and has unique expertise in developing, coordinating and executing campaigns and initiatives to exploit FileMaker’s market opportunities" said Keith Robinson, FileMaker vice president of sales for Americas and Asia-Pacific. “His technical, marketing and business development skills combined make him a perfect fit to help us maximize our success in the database market across Canada."

About FileMaker, Inc.

FileMaker is the leader in easy-to-use database software. Millions of people, from individuals to some of the world's largest companies, rely on FileMaker software to manage, analyze and share essential information. The company's products are the FileMaker line - versatile database software for teams and organizations, for Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and the web - and Bento, the personal database for Mac, iPhone and iPad. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple.

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