Ken Walters Joins MatsSoft Board of Directors as Non-Executive Chairman and Tom Briones Named Group COO as Significant Growth Continues

Low-code development platform specialist MatsSoft ( today announced the appointment of former Infor Global Solutions President & COO Ken Walters as Non-Executive Chairman and ICM Corporation’s former CEO Tom Briones as Group COO.

Atlanta, GA, December 19, 2014 --( MatsSoft CEO Martin Scovell said: “Ken and Tom are strategic appointments as we enter our next phase of global expansion, continuing to scale up to meet customer demand from both sides of the Atlantic. MatsSoft has a culture of constant innovation and we are continuing to invest significantly in growing our US and UK teams with more best-of-breed advisory specialists, more core product developers, and more trainers for our expanding channel partner network which currently includes Vodafone Global Enterprise, Reteligence Solutions Inc., XcelPros and Junction Solutions.

“Supporting our unrivalled product innovation is our reputation for superior customer service, which has been a key factor in our expansion,” added Mr Scovell. “Harmonising our resource management efficiently demonstrates our continued commitment to offer a consistent customer experience. Expect news of significant new-client wins and more product launches from MatsSoft in 2015.”

Ken Walters has more than 30 years’ experience in the information technology and software applications market with global leadership experience and a significant track record of success. From 2002 to 2010 Walters served as President & COO of the Financial Solutions Group at Infor, one of the largest privately held software companies. During this time the company grew from $40m to $2.1B in revenue with offices in more than 100 countries, over 8,000 employees and more than 70,000 customers. In addition to Infor, Walters previously served as COO at Internet Security Systems and Managing Partner at Coopers & Lybrand.

“I was immediately attracted to MatsSoft’s MATS PaaS technology platform which empowers businesses to de-risk and speed up process discovery, definition, automation and scaling using MatsSoft’s 'Low-Code' methodology,” Walters said. “I’m pleased to bring my experience to MatsSoft’s Board of Directors and oversee our global expansion. The market for Global Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) and Cloud BPM is forecast to be worth $7.12B in 2018. And in terms of regions, North America is expected to be the biggest market in terms of revenue contribution. MatsSoft is extremely well-positioned to capitalise on that.”

MatsSoft’s new COO, Tom Briones, has global experience in all aspects of sales, operations and marketing with key business, distribution and technology partnerships, and is best known as General Manager of Arxceo (A JCI Company) and CEO of ICM Corporation.

Mr Briones said: “MatsSoft’s capability allows businesses to create rules-based, multi-channel communications and real-time reporting linked to their business processes and to integrate in the easiest ways to legacy IT systems.

“TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Business Process Management market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.87 percent over the period 2013-2018, and I am confident that MatsSoft will continue to perform ahead of the curve.”

MatsSoft’s MATS® technology brings business processes to life by connecting workflow, service levels, multi-channel communications and performance monitoring. MATS enables business teams to design collaboratively and rapidly deploy, measure and improve process solutions.

MatsSoft customers around the world include ACE, FedEx, Intel, Coca-Cola, RBS, Barclaycard, Nationwide, Santander, Baxter, AstraZeneca and Vodafone.

About MatsSoft
MatsSoft is an innovative, independent software company with a passion for business simplification and improving customer experience. Their MATS® low-code development platform empowers business people to create and continuously improve agile business solutions without programming.

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