Experienced software executive will provide a strategic presence for the company in Silicon Valley
MONTREAL, Québec – April 3, 2012 – Ryma Technology Solutions Inc., the leader in product management solutions, today named Reza Kazemipour as Chief Revenue Officer. A seasoned executive in the software industry, Mr. Kazemipour has more than 19 years of experience in sales, strategy and business leadership roles.
“Mr. Kazemipour is a unique individual who truly understands enterprise B2B and has the business skills required to significantly increase Ryma’s revenue stream,” said Michel Besner, President and CEO, Ryma. “As we continue to expand our market presence, he will play a critical role in identifying key accounts, growing our customer base and maintaining FeaturePlan’s position as the industry leader in product and portfolio management solutions.”
“I have been looking for a company that had great technology, a large untapped market potential and needed a strategic presence in Silicon Valley,” said Kazemipour. “Ryma was a perfect fit for me and I am very excited to join their executive team and make them the next big thing in enterprise solutions.”
Prior to joining Ryma, Mr. Kazemipour founded Altosmedia, where he served as CEO. While creating the original concept and prototype for AltosMedia, he served as President of Museglobal’s Enterprise Division, and as a member of their board. Prior to MuseGlobal, Mr. Kazemipour was Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Clearstone Venture Partners, and held executive management positions at Siderean, Fast Search & Transfer (acquired by Microsoft), Cerebra (acquired by Webmethods) and Selectica.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Kazemipour worked as a business development executive at IBM, responsible for identifying independent software vendors for potential integration/acquisition within the IBM’s WebSphere® Business Integration (WBI) software stack, as well as selling software through and to system integrators. Prior to IBM, he worked in strategic alliances at TIBCO Software, and in a number of early-stage start-ups that focused on data retrieval and search engine technology for the enterprise.
About Ryma Technology Solutions Inc.
Founded in 2000, Ryma is a leader in product management solutions – developing and selling processes, expertise and tools that enable our customers to develop better products. Our award-winning software solution FeaturePlan™ simplifies the implementation of any product management process and is used by industry-leading companies, such as: ADP, BMC Software, Camstar, EMC, GE Healthcare, NetApp, Sage and Trend Micro. Ryma is based in Montreal, Canada with a Center of Excellence in Austin, Texas. For more information, visit www.rymatech.com.