Helios and Matheson Analytics Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

Seasoned Media Financial Executive Joins Newly Merged Maker of RedZone

MIAMI & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$AAPL #MarketWatch–Helios and Matheson Analytics, (NASDAQ: HMNY) a company that recently
merged with Zone Technologies, maker of the RedZone Map app, announced
today that it is welcoming its new Chief Financial Officer, Stuart

Bringing with him more than 25 years of media experience in strategic
planning, business building and growing shareholder value, Benson joins
the Company from A + E Network’s International Division (a Hearst and
Disney company) where he was Senior Vice President of Finance. He worked
closely with their global operating units that included India, Italy and
Singapore, ensuring strong financial results while expanding the
company’s global reach.

Prior to that, Benson served as CFO of the Sundance Channel (now
Sundance TV) where he was responsible for overseeing the channel’s
strategy, operations and performance. He served as a key member of the
senior management team and grew the business from a start-up entity to
one valued at $500 million. Benson also held leadership positions at
Showtime Networks and DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group. He is currently
a Board Member of the Media Financial Management Association, a
not-for-profit professional association dedicated to business and
finance executives in the media and entertainment industry.

“Stuart is gifted with an inherent understanding of the complexity of
the media and entertainment industry,” said Ted Farnsworth, chairman of
HMNY and founder of RedZone Map. “In addition to his strong and dynamic
financial background, Stuart understands our vision to grow RedZone Map
into a powerful data-driven digital media platform.”

“We are thrilled to have Stuart as a member of our team. His financial
acumen coupled with his media-savvy, transnational background makes him
the perfect candidate,” said Pat Krishnan, Helios and Matheson CEO. “I
don’t believe we could have found anyone more adept at grasping the
integration of media and technology that now defines our company’s

“After meeting with the RedZone team and listening to the vision for the
company, it was a no-brainer deciding to join their talented
executives,” said Stuart Benson. “RedZone and Helios and Matheson’s goal
to enhance personal safety worldwide and make users more aware of their
surroundings is something we can all get behind. The merged companies
complement each other perfectly and I believe their growth potential is

About Helios and Matheson

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ: HMNY) provides information
technology consulting, training services, software products and an
enhanced suite of services of predictive analytics. With its client
roster including Fortune 500 corporations, HMNY focuses mainly on the
BFSI and Technology verticals. HMNY’s solutions cover the entire
spectrum of IT needs, including applications, data, and infrastructure.
HMNY is headquartered in New York, NY and listed on the NASDAQ Capital
Market under the symbol HMNY. For more information, visit us www.hmny.com.

About RedZone Map

RedZone (Zone Technologies, Inc.) is a state-of-the-art mapping and
spatial analysis company with operations in the U.S. and Israel. Its
eye-opening safety map app enhances mobile GPS navigation by providing
advanced proprietary technology to guide travelers to their destinations
while avoiding risky areas deemed “red zones,” due to high groupings of
crime data, with safer routes generally 15% longer. More than that, the
app incorporates a social media component allowing for real-time “It’s
happening now” crime reporting coupled with real time data from over
1,400 local, state, national and global sources. Currently available to
iOS users with an Android version launching shortly, RedZone
is available free in the Apple App Store. More information is
available on the RedZone
Map website


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