Industry Leaders Join Haystac's Board of Advisers

​​​​Haystac Inc., The Content Intelligence Company, today announced that it has welcomed Tom Bishop, Peggy Hardy, Christopher Pedersen, Sid Probstein and Donna Rose to its Board of Advisers.

Haystac is extremely pleased to have attracted these business leaders to our Board of Advisers.” said Haystac’s CEO Barak Tsivkin.  “They each bring significant accomplishments, expertise and market awareness that will help us continue to innovate, differentiate ourselves and bring value to our customers while executing on our strategy”.

Tom Bishop is a well-recognized senior technology executive with more than 30 years of experience in distributed computing and data management, and was a 2004 "Chief Technology Officer of the Year” winner from InfoWorld magazine. Prior to his current role as CTO of HonestDollar, Tom was CTO at StoredIQ though its acquisition by IBM.

Peggy Hardy is a partner at Assist Legal Technologies, a Houston-based electronic discovery and litigation support services company with customers in Oil and Gas, Construction and Chemical industries.    Peggy’s core area of expertise includes many projects related to the Deepwater Horizon explosion as well as Chapter 11 re-organizations.

Christopher Pedersen is a Director at Enaxis Consulting. Christopher has over 30 years of industry and management consulting experience, primarily in the Energy (oil & gas), Utility and Aerospace & Defense (A&D) Sectors. Prior to Enaxis, Christopher held leadership positions with a number of consulting and IT services companies, including Capgemini, L&T Infotech, Cognizant Technology Solutions, IBM, as well as with SAP.

“The convergence of Cloud, Big Data, and Digitalization means that companies in all industries, including energy, must find effective ways to access and identify key pieces of information, particularly for regulatory and compliance reasons.  Haystac clearly provides a solution that uniquely addresses those and other content-driven business imperatives.”

Sid Probstein is a technology entrepreneur and product development leader who builds award-winning products, services and solutions. Most recently he has worked to unify Search, Business Intelligence and Analytics for leading Financial Services and Life Science firms at Knowledgent. Previously he was co-founder and CTO at Attivio, the Data Dexterity Company, and current leader in Enterprise Search. He has also held executive positions at FAST Search & Transfer, Northern Light Technology and John Hancock Financial Services.  

“Unifying information requires analytics that can make sense of all types of information. Haystac Indāgō is the new analytic – visual intelligence – required to make sense of unstructured information.”

Donna G Heard Rose, CRM, CGP is a professional governance and records and information manager whose career includes over thirty years of experience designing and implemental information programs for Fortune 100 companies.  The programs developed include classification, file plans and retention schedules for general business and technical oil and gas information, the information service industry, Federal Government and international companies.

“As an Information Professional, I understand the needs of the business to manage the life-cycle of large volumes of unstructured data in ways that are repeatable, quantifiable and defensible.   Haystac Indāgō is a trusted, ECM agnostic, classification tool that was designed specifically to use true visual recognition to classify data and serve the information as well as the associated metadata to the repository.  Indāgō is a true twenty-first century information management solution.”

About Haystac: Haystac Inc. is headquartered in Boston, MA and was launched in 2011 to help enterprises understand and classify vast amounts of unstructured, text-based Big Data.  Our mission is to help our customers unleash the power of content locked inside unstructured data. Today, Fortune 1000 companies as well as state, county and local governments, look to Haystac to save time and money across a multitude of document-based business processes and their information governance initiatives. Learn more at

About Haystac Inc

Haystac is a Boston-based company that was launched in 2011 to help enterprises analyze and classify vast amounts of unstructured, text-based Big Data. Our mission is to unleash the power of information.

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