xMatters grows executive team with new CTO role -- appoints Abbas Haider Ali as chief technology officer
SAN RAMON, Calif., April 30, 2013 -- xMatters, inc., the relevance engine company, today announced that Abbas Haider Ali has been named chief technology officer. Abbas, who most recently served as xMatters' technology evangelist, will apply more than 15 years of experience in systems engineering, product strategy, technical marketing and sales to the newly created role.
"Abbas has been instrumental in working with customers to understand their needs around alerting, messaging, mobility and process improvement requirements in IT Service Management," said Troy McAlpin, CEO, xMatters. "He is a forward-thinking, driven technology leader who creatively assists our clients in recognizing the full benefits from leveraging a communication platform in IT, business operations and emergency operations."
As chief technology officer, Abbas will act as a catalyst for technology and business change. He will also be responsible for monitoring and assessing new technologies, helping to drive innovation across the organization and developing strategic partnerships.
"In the on-demand world, new products based on innovative technology or designed to extend the value of existing solutions are critical to success," said Abbas. "As xMatters CTO, I look forward to working with our customers to help them leverage the latest technologies to drive efficiencies that help them achieve their business goals."
Abbas joined xMatters as vice president and technology evangelist, and previously guided product strategy as a vice president at Managed Objects (now Novell BSM). He graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Computer Engineering.
About xMatters, inc.
xMatters builds relevance engines that connect people with what they need to know at exactly the right moment - so they can take immediate action. Our relevance engines work with existing enterprise applications, technologies and processes to help businesses run faster and smarter. More than 1000 global firms use xMatters to make their products and services more valuable, both internally and to their customers and shareholders. Founded in 2000 as AlarmPoint Systems, xMatters is headquartered in San Ramon, CA with European operations based in London. More information is available at www.xMatters.com or 1-877-xMATTRS or +44 (0) 1483 722 001 UK. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.