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Forerunner Software provides the next generation, mobile first, enterprise reporting and embedded BI solutions that power modern application environments by providing robust, multiplatform data integration and data presentation capabilities for corporations and ISVs

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Forerunner Software Announces Public Availability of Report Viewer Control
Plano, TX, January 30, 2017 — Forerunner delivers what developers have been asking for! read more...
Forerunner Software Announces Public Availability of Version 6.0
Plano, TX, August 1, 2016 — Forerunner Mobilizer continues to innovate with new features and support for SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services! read more...
Forerunner Software Announces Public Availability of Version 5.0
Plano, TX, October 23, 2015 — Forerunner Mobilizer is the most powerful and cost effective way to amp up SQL Server Reporting Services. With the release of version 5 customers keep getting more! read more...
Forerunner Software release Mobilizer version 5.0 public beta
Plano, TX, August 24, 2015 — Forerunner Mobilizer continues to be the most powerful and cost effective way to amp up SQL Server Reporting Services. With the release of version 5 customers keep getting more! read more...
Forerunner Software announces the Public Availability of Mobilizer 4.0
Plano, TX, May 4, 2015 — Forerunner Software’s Mobilizer 4.0 allows you to leverage the power of SQL Server Reporting Services and take it to the next level across all Mobile and PC browsers. With no per user charges, Mobilizer is the most cost effective way for organizations worldwide to deliver mobile BI. read more...
Forerunner Software announces the Public Beta Availability of Mobilizer 4.0
Plano, TX, April 1, 2015 — Forerunner Software’s Mobilizer 4.0 harnesses the power of SQL Server Reporting Services and takes it to the next level across all Mobile and PC browsers. With no per user charges, Mobilizer is the most cost effective way for organizations worldwide to deliver mobile BI. read more...
Forerunner Software’s Unique Mobilizer 3.0 Unveiled in Live Demonstrations at PASS Summit 2014
Redmond, WA, November 6, 2014 — PASS Summit 2014 attendees are among the first to witness the in person unveiling of Forerunner Software’s next generation, responsive Mobilizer 3.0, designed to extend Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) across any device or browser. read more...
Leading Mobile BI Solutions Provider Forerunner Software Gears Up for the Premier Microsoft SQL Server Conference Focused on Empowering the Global SQL Server Communit
Redmond, WA, October 18, 2014 — Forerunner Software is taking its message of cost effective mobile BI for the masses to the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS), when the world’s largest conference of SQL Server and BI professionals returns to the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle, WA, November 4-7, 2014. read more...
Forerunner Software, a Leading Provider of Mobile Business Intelligence (BI) Solutions, Today Announces a Free 30 Day Trial of It’s Unique Mobilizer 3.0
Redmond, WA, September 26, 2014 — Designed for IT and development professionals to quickly integrate a complete and cost effective mobile solution leveraging existing security policies and infrastructure and needing no additional development or training, Forerunner Software is now offering a free 30 Day Trial License of Mobilizer 3.0 to make it easy to transform and modernize your mobile BI programs by testing on your own SSRS Reports. Unlock SSRS for mobile BI now for free. read more...
Forerunner Software Announces Availability of a New Unlimited Server License for Its Unique Mobilizer Which Unlocks SSRS for Mobile BI Across All Devices and Browsers
Redmond, WA, September 5, 2014 — Forerunner Software’s Mobilizer is an easy to use, out of the box mobile business intelligence solution for all mobile devices and browsers with no per user charges. Now more cost effective than ever for organizations whose servers are capable of virtualization, Mobilizer is now available with a new Server License for unlimited cores. read more...
Do More with Mobilizer’s RDL Update from Forerunner
Redmond, WA, August 07, 2014 — Forerunner Software, previously featured on SQL Server Pro (SQL Server Spotlight: Forerunner Software CEO and Founder, Jason Carlson), has released a new update for its product, Mobilizer. read more...
Forerunner Software Announces the Addition of Patent Pending Technology to Its Portfolio Which Extends the Power of Mobilizer’s Unique Design for True Mobile Reporting
Redmond, WA, July 26, 2014 — Forerunner Software’s Mobilizer unlocks the power of Microsoft’s SQL Server by allowing users access to mobile business intelligence quickly and easily across all devices and browsers. It is an easy to use out of the box solution that leverages your existing investment in SSRS and eliminates the need for additional development or user training. read more...
Today Forerunner Software, a Leading Provider of Mobile BI Solutions, Announces an Updated Version of the Public Beta of Mobilizer 3.0 with Many New Features
Redmond, WA, July 16, 2014 — Forerunner Software’s Mobilizer 3.0 works by unlocking the power of SQL Server Reporting Services across all devices and all browsers. Created by the original architect of SSRS, Mobilizer is the most cost effective way for organizations worldwide to deliver mobile BI to gain and sustain competitive advantage. read more...
Multinational Chip Maker Leverages the Power of Forerunner Software’s Unique Mobilizer to Access Data from Anywhere, on Any Browser or Mobile Device
Redmond, WA, July 10, 2014 — In order to support the demand of business users they have recently chosen Forerunner Software’s innovative Mobilizer to deliver a key part of their mobile BI initiative. read more...
Forerunner Software, a Leading Provider of Mobile Business Intelligence (BI) Solutions, Today Announces the Public Beta Availability of Mobilizer 3.0
Redmond, WA, June 27, 2014 — Forerunner Software’s Mobilizer 3.0 uniquely unlocks the power of SQL Server Reporting Services across all devices and all browsers. With no per user charges, Mobilizer is the most cost effective way for organizations worldwide to deliver mobile BI to gain and sustain competitive advantage. read more...
Forerunner Software’s Unique Mobilizer for Mobile BI is Now More Affordable Than Ever with Volume Pricing and Discounts for Public Sector and Non Profits
Redmond, WA — 14 June 2014 — Forerunner Software’s Mobilizer is an easy to use, cost effective, out of the box mobile business intelligence solution for all mobile devices and browsers with no per user charges. As if that’s not enough, Mobilizer is now more affordable than ever with volume pricing and discounts for public sector and non-profits read more...
SQL Server Pro Spotlights Forerunner Software’s CEO and Founder Jason Carlson for His Groundbreaking Work in Creating Mobilizer for Cost Effective Mobile BI
Redmond, WA— 31 May 2014 — Forerunner Founder Jason Carlson was previously the chief architect of SSRS and ran the SQL Server Reporting Services division for 8 of the 15 years he worked at Microsoft. Now Jason has created a unique solution unlike any other for mobile business intelligence across any device or browser. read more...
SQL Server Spotlight: Forerunner Software CEO and Founder, Jason Carlson
Fort Collins, CO — 18 April 2014 — Recently, I had the chance to sit down with Jason Carlson, CEO and founder of Forerunner Software. Jason got me up-to-speed on what he’s being doing with the company’s Mobilizer 2.0 product, which leverages SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) read more...
SQLMag Article: Gain Insights Into Your SQL Server Databases on Any Browser, Mobile Device
Fort Collins, CO — 17 April 2014 — Forerunner Software has recently announced the release of its Mobilizer 2.0 enterprise reporting and business intelligence (BI) solution. Mobilizer provides a modern application experiences and works in conjunction with SQL Server. By leveraging SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), users have access to the status and health of their databases on any browser or device. read more...
Announcing the Release of Forerunner Software’s Mobilizer Version 2.0
REDMOND, WA — 4 April 2014 — Forerunner Software, the leading provider of next generation, mobile first, enterprise reporting and embedded business intelligence solutions, today announced the release of Mobilizer version 2.0. read more...
Increasing Adoption of Mobile Devices Fuels Demand for Forerunner Software’s Innovative Mobilizer to Unlock the Power of SQL Server Across All Devices and Browsers
REDMOND, WA — 22 March 2014 — Forerunner Software is continuing to accelerate growth amidst the explosive adoption of mobile devices which create user need to access core business intelligence anywhere. read more...
Forerunner Software Launches Forerunner Mobilizer to Extend Power of SQL Server Reporting Services
REDMOND, WA — 15 October 2013 — Forerunner Software launches Forerunner Mobilizer, an optimized, responsive mobile application built to extend the power of Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services. Designed to unlock SQL Server across all communication devices and browsers, Mobilizer allows users access to core business intelligence anywhere. Corporate mobility is a reality, and maintaining security and protection is paramount as the workspace extends outside of an office. read more...
Jason Carlson, Founder and Chief Forerunner
Jason Carlson, founder and owner of Forerunner Software and Forerunner Mobilizer.

Creating software solutions that make tools easy and accessible is part of Jason’s DNA.

Jason brings over 20 years building and managing technology companies before creating Forerunner Software. Jason has led product innovation and engineering teams at Global Scholar, Amazon and Microsoft. Most recently, Jason was Senior Vice President of Engineering at GlobalScholar. Prior to that, he was General Manager for Amazon’s web services at AWS.Amazon.com.

Jason’s 15 years leading Microsoft‘s SQL platform and services inspired him to create Forerunner Software. At Microsoft, he was the lead architect and General Manager of one of Microsoft’s most broadly used reporting technologies, SQL Server Reporting Services. Jason holds over 20 patents and plans to keep building innovation.

Jason served on the Board of Directors for IMS Global Learning Consortium a non-profit organization that works to promote the adoption of technology in education and drive learning impacts. Jason holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Washington.

Jon Totton, Partner and Director of Development
Jon Totton, Director of Development at Forerunner Software.

Jon is a 30 year veteran of the software industry and has a passion for developing elegant software.

He has held positions including Senior Software Engineer, Team Lead and Department Manager. Jon spent 12 years developing turn-key systems for the Newspaper Industry. While working for DuPont, he became an industry wide expert in classified advertising systems.

Jon followed up his time in the Newspaper Industry by joining Microsoft in 1995 and spent most of his time since then developing desktop application software; first for the Consumer Division followed by the Windows Division. He has helped ship many broadly used applications such as “Windows Live Movie Maker”, “Windows Live Photo Gallery” and “Microsoft Digital Image Suite”.