Compassites Appoints Mark Neely as Country Manager of Australia

Compassites Software Solutions, has appointed Mark Neely as Country Manager, Australia, effective December 1st, 2012.

Sydney, Australia / Pune, India, December 01, 2012 – Compassites Software Solutions, a niche technology player in the big data, cloud computing and IT consumerisation markets, has appointed Mark Neely as Country Manager, Australia, effective December 1st, 2012. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing Compassites’ work with its Australian customers, and securing new growth opportunities.

Mr. Neely is a management consultant specialising in digital business models and the implementation of technologies to support adaptive market strategies. He has over 15 years experience helping clients in many sectors – including retail, media, banking, insurance, telecommunications and government – to re-imagine what is possible in their industry and make the most of the enormous opportunities created by changing consumer behaviour and disruptive technologies.

“I am looking forward to leading Compassites’ growth in the Australian market,” said Mr Neely. “Over the last 6 years, Compassites has built more than 27 web, mobile, big data and cloud based products, and successfully delivered projects to clients all over the world using these technologies.”

Meeting growing demand for ‘digital transformation’ skills and experience

Compassites value proposition lies in its experience in blending leading edge technologies with a pragmatic approach to reducing project risk and delivering business and consumer value. Compassites is increasing its focus on the Australian market just as many Australian business leaders are acknowledging it is time to fully embrace digital transformation.

“It is beyond dispute that these kinds of technologies will play a key role in helping businesses of all shapes and sizes respond to changing consumer buying behaviours and service expectations, while also meeting the challenge of intensifying global competition,” said Mr Neely. “I am excited to be in a position to help Australian businesses benefit from Compassites’ many years of experience in delivering high-value software that is tailor-made to solve specific – often complex – business problems.”

Mr. Neely joins Compassites following stints with ThoughtWorks Australia and Hyro as head of their respective strategy departments. Previously, Mark ran his own management consultancy firm, and founded or worked with a range of start-ups.

“We welcome Mark’s deep cross-sector expertise and strategy skills at Compassites,” said Mr. Mahesh Baxi, Compassites’ CEO. “In addition to being able to provide our customers with guidance on the potential for using cloud platforms, big data, mobile apps and web technologies in their business operations, he will also be able to help them understand the drivers of change in their industry and set a clear future vision for their business to achieve market growth and competitive success.”

Mr. Neely is an author of a dozen technology-related books, a qualified lawyer and holds a Masters of Science and Technology Commercialisation.

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