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New York, NY, November 23, 2015 – Labrador Technology (, a
leading IT strategy consulting, project management and design firm, today announced the
formation of a board of advisors and its first members: Stefan Dietrich, Managing Partner of
Stefan Dietrich Consulting LLC, and G. Sandy Diehl, III, CEO and Founder of
SD Global Advisors, LLC.

“Our business is poised for growth,” explains Thomas Bradbury, Labrador Technology CEO.
“We recently expanded our technology services to include a breakthrough WorkplaceUX
offering that helps customers leverage user experience insights to evolve their workplace
technology. With this executive board – and the hiring of Mike Diodato as our Executive Vice
President of Operations – we’ll have the expert guidance we need to take this new offering,
and our entire business, national and even global. I’m thrilled to have such experienced,
strategic executives who have proven their ability to drive the growth of successful firms
serve on our board. They understand where we are today and where we want to go, and
they can help us drive WorkplaceUX growth in a way that connects with our existing services

For biographical information about the new board members, please see below.

Stefan Dietrich
Stefan Dietrich is Managing Partner of Stefan Dietrich Consulting LLC, a New York-based
technology consulting firm that focuses primary on technology strategies for complex
initiatives and investment advisory for fast growing startup companies. He has held senior
executive roles at AXA, Reuters, and Deutsche Bank defining innovative strategies and
delivering complex technology solutions. Dr. Dietrich developed groundbreaking workplace
technology strategies as a Managing Director in the Office of the CTO at AXA, which included
simplifications of related internal security, privacy and compliance frameworks and
technology architectures, leading to consolidation and higher efficiency. As a result, AXA
adopted a modern, cloud-based (SaaS), “bring-your-own-device” (BYOD) strategy two years
before its competitors.

Dr. Dietrich received a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering and Computer Science from the
University of Stuttgart and served as a Postdoctoral Fellow and faculty member at Cornell
University. His thought leadership on strategic technology issues is sought out by large
research firms and the news media, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times,
National Public Radio and His material is frequently used for executive
education, most recently at the MIT Sloan program.

G. Sandy Diehl, III
G. Sandy Diehl, III is the CEO and Founder of SD Global Advisors, LLC, which he started in
2012, following a 25-year career with United Technologies (NYSE: UTX) and its Otis Elevator
business unit. SD Global Advisors works with clients on strategies to increase their revenue
by focusing on globalization, product innovation, talent and business development, as well as
the execution of these new initiatives.

During his Otis career, Mr. Diehl held both line P&L management positions, as well as other
senior-level strategy and product development roles. For example, prior to leaving UTC, he
was the VP of UTC’s Integrated Building Systems, an innovative initiative where he led the
collaboration of UTC’s independent commercial business units to serve major global projects
and customers. In his last assignment at Otis Elevator, Mr. Diehl was Senior Vice President
for Strategy and Development, where he was responsible for Otis’ global marketing, business
development, product management and communication functions. In this role, he was an
integral part of the Otis expansion in the China, India, and Middle Eastern markets, from

About Labrador Technology
Labrador Technology is an IT consulting firm that solves complex business issues for
enterprise and mid-size organizations in the U.S. and around the world. Based in New York
City, Labrador’s IT strategy consulting, technical design services and technology program
management help solve the business, facility and technology needs of: retail, financial
services, healthcare, education, and legal companies. In a fast-changing, hyper-competitive,
global economy, Labrador guides the complex interdependencies of technology to simplify
challenges, optimize changes, connect systems and processes, and frees its clients to focus
on their core business.

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