X1 Technologies Names Exec

Pasadena-based X1 Technologies, the Idealab startup developing desktop search software, announced this morning that it has named John Patzakis as President of eDiscovery. Patzakis was previously a consultant providing strategic planning and product straegy for ediscovery and compliance providers, and also had served at Guidance Software as President and CEO. X1 is a developer of desktop search software, including specific versions for enterprise electronic discovery.