Visioneer Announces Promotion of Jon Harju to CTO | Visioneer

PLEASANTON, Calif., October 14, 2011 – Visioneer, Inc., a leader in intelligent document imaging solutions, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Jon Harju as its Chief Technology Officer. In his position, Harju is responsible for the strategic direction of all Visioneer products and technology. The appointment is effective immediately.

Harju joined Visioneer in 2005 as its senior vice president of engineering. He previously managed all hardware and software development for Visioneer and Xerox® DocuMate® scanners ensuring a leadership position in driver development and integration with document management software from ISVs and proprietary applications from major corporations.

“With his more than 25 years of hardware and technology experience, Jon has demonstrated the determination it takes to develop Visioneer’s product strategy to help advance our businesses,” said Larry Smart, Visioneer chairman and chief executive officer. “In an ever-changing industry where technology is a key component, for us and our customers, Jon’s expertise and leadership is invaluable.”

In addition to his work at Visioneer, Harju is an active member of the TWAIN Working Group. Harju serves on the board of directors in the position of Co-Chair, participating with members from some of the most influential document imaging companies in keeping the TWAIN standard up to date. Harju is currently championing the adoption of the new TWAIN certification process, the final piece in the puzzle that makes TWAIN the scanner protocol of choice for consumer and enterprise solutions. 

About Visioneer

Visioneer provides a broad range of scanning solutions for the desktop, distributed and departmental document imaging markets as well as the mobile and remote business scanning segments. In 2003, Visioneer combined its leading scanner technology with the Xerox brand recognition to develop the Xerox DocuMate product line. Visioneer and Xerox DocuMate high-performance business scanners and imaging software solutions offer users speed, image quality, advanced paper handling and ease-of-use with exclusive Visioneer OneTouch® technology. For additional information on Visioneer and Xerox scanning solutions, visit www.visioneer.com or www.xeroxscanners.com.

Visioneer offers both product lines under a single reseller partners program. The 20/20 Perfect Vision program optimizes VAR margins and sales opportunities through volume incentive rebates, sales support and marketing tools. Additional information can be found at www.visioneer.com/2020. ###