CALGARY, AB and HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Dec 18, 2012) - MicroSeismic, Inc. announced today that Ganesh Murdeshwar has been appointed Vice President for Canada. In this role, he will be responsible for providing leadership to the sales, analysis, and operations teams located in the Calgary market, and growing MSI's presence and market share in the Canadian microseismic market.

"I am thrilled Ganesh has joined MicroSeismic," said Peter Duncan, PhD, Founder and CEO of MicroSeismic, Inc. "His combination of technical experience, business acumen, as well as a principled and people-focused approach to leadership and innovation will help MicroSeismic to further our performance growth."

Ganesh has more than 20 years of experience. The majority of his career was spent with IHS after they acquired his startup company, AccuMap. His career has spanned roles in operations, software technology, business development, product development and financial management. Prior to joining MicroSeismic, he was President and Chief Operating Officer for Tagle Information Technology, Inc.

"I am pleased to join MicroSeismic," said Ganesh. "Canada's oil field industry is developing quickly and I believe MicroSeismic will play a huge role in that development. We plan to significantly expand our presence and customer base in Canada. My diverse background in technology software and strategic business planning will allow us to do this while providing the highest level of service to our customers."

Ganesh holds a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Computing Science from the University of Alberta, a Master of Science in Computing Science from Dalhousie University and a Masters in Business Administration from Athabasca University.

MicroSeismic, Inc. is an oilfield services company providing real-time monitoring and mapping of hydraulic fracture operations in unconventional oil and gas plays. Founded in 2003, MicroSeismic is the pioneer in monitoring microseismic activity utilizing surface and near-surface arrays. The company helps oil and gas companies understand how the reservoir responds to stimulation and its impact on customer economics.

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