Publishing Technology has hired David Montgomery to take up the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO), with immediate effect, as the company bolsters its senior management team.
David joins the company from Inspired Thinking Group (ITG), a Tech Track 100 company, where he held the position of Managing Director of Software Operations and was responsible for overseeing software hosting, application management, software development and customer services. Prior to that, he held various senior positions, including Chief Innovation Officer, at software company Atex and spent 10 years as Director of Technology at 5 Fifteen.
In his new role at Publishing Technology, David will drive all aspects of the company’s IT strategy, including its vision, innovation and roadmap. In addition to defining the technical architecture and development of the company’s core products, David will also manage their testing, rollout, and on-going support, working in close collaboration with the company’s customers to ensure that product strategy and development is aligned and with client requirements.
In addition to David’s appointment, Publishing Technology is also planning to recruit a new Global Projects Director, to oversee implementations across the company’s client base. The company has also promoted Randy Petway to the position of EVP, Global Product Strategy, and Jay Teitelbaum to the post of EVP, Global Client Services.
Michael Cairns, CEO of Publishing Technology, commented: “Following my appointment as CEO this year, we’ve been looking closely at ways to strengthen our senior management team in order to support our ambitious business strategy. David is the first high profile appointment we’ve made as a part of this expansion plan and we are delighted to welcome him aboard.”
He continued: “David’s proven track record in delivering successful software projects and his vast knowledge of this space will be invaluable when it comes to moving our company forwards. We also feel the new roles for Randy Petway and Jay Teitelbaum within the executive team really play to their individual strengths and we look forward to welcoming a new EVP, Global Projects Management, to complete our team.”
David Montgomery, new CTO at Publishing Technology, stated: “This is an exciting time to join Publishing Technology. The company has a diverse team of staff with an impressive level of skill and expertise and together have produced a modern, highly functional suite of publishing applications. Moving forward, I look forward to working closely with them to help ensure the products realise the success they deserve. My goal is to continually drive and deliver high quality, relevant software at pace, whilst pushing the boundaries of innovation. The digital world is highly fluid and I believe that Publishing Technology is perfectly poised to lead the way in its market.