INTERACTIVE INTELLIGENCE CREATES CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
Not-for-profit organization to benefit at-risk youth
Interactive Intelligence (Nasdaq: ININ), a global provider of unified IP business communications solutions, has created the Interactive Intelligence Foundation Corp., a not-for-profit charitable corporation.
The primary mission of the Foundation is to use resources and funding to foster life improvements for at-risk youth.
"Since I founded Interactive Intelligence over sixteen years ago we've grown into an 800-person company, been recognized by analysts as a leader in our industry, and are now among the 200 largest software companies in the world," said Interactive Intelligence CEO, Dr. Donald E. Brown. "We've been very fortunate and would like to use whatever influence we've gained to benefit young people who may be facing an up-hill battle.
"As a father of eight children I know the tremendous potential of today's youth. Yet the challenges they currently face can often seem insurmountable. The mission of the Interactive Intelligence Foundation is to provide a helpful hand to young people who may be at risk," Brown concluded.
The Foundation plans call for funds to be raised beginning Jan. 1, 2011 through Interactive Intelligence corporate donations, an annual fundraising event, and through employee and "friends of the foundation" contributions.
The Interactive Intelligence Foundation will distribute the funds it raises to a small number of not-for-profit organizations whose missions are aligned with the mission of the foundation. Funds will be distributed roughly commensurate with the Interactive Intelligence employee geographic distribution, with approximately two-thirds of the funds raised being distributed to local causes that benefit youth in the state of Indiana. Special emphasis will be placed on projects that promote technology education to the targeted at-risk youth sector.
Interactive Intelligence employees will have opportunities to donate their time volunteering for various foundation committees. Additionally, at the decision of the foundation's board of directors, a portion of the foundation's funds may be directed at times to assist world crises and natural disasters.
For more information, visit www.ININ.com/foundation.
About Interactive Intelligence
Interactive Intelligence Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ) is a global provider of unified business communications solutions for contact center automation, enterprise IP telephony, and business process automation. The company was founded in 1994 and has more than 3,500 customers worldwide. Interactive Intelligence is among Software Magazine's 2010 Top 500 Global Software and Services Suppliers, and Forbes Magazine's 2010 Best Small Companies in America. The company is also positioned in the leaders' quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center Infrastructure, Worldwide report (Feb. 22, 2010). Interactive Intelligence employs approximately 800 people and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. It has 16 offices throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Interactive Intelligence can be reached at +1 317.872.3000 or firstname.lastname@example.org; on the Net: www.inin.com.
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