Angoss announces appointment of new CEO as it moves towards the frontlines of Analytics and Big Data
Toronto, Canada – December 1, 2015 – Angoss Software Corporation (Angoss) today announced a strategic organizational move towards the Big Data evolution with the introduction of new CEO, Rick Makos. The outgoing CEO, Jim McGill, will continue his role on the board of directors at Angoss as he remains committed to the overall success of the company. This change in leadership was a natural progression as Angoss continues to penetrate the analytics space by increasing its market presence through the expansion of technologies, partnerships, user accessibility, and a strong leadership team.
This executive transformation aims to bring Angoss to the frontlines of Big Data with Mr. Makos’s thirty plus years of experience in the analytics space. Until recently, Mr. Makos was the Vice President of Analytics at SAP Canada. Prior to that, as President of Teradata Canada ULC (Teradata), he managed and strategically led the overall Teradata business to exponential revenue heights that contributed to significant customer acquisitions such as Bell Canada, RSA Insurance Group, Foresters Insurance, Royal Bank of Canada, Loblaws, TD Bank, Bank of America, McCain Foods, Rogers Communications, Bristol-Myers and many more. Mr. Makos has vast experience leading and transitioning companies to make them world leaders within their industries.
Under Mr. Makos’s direction, Angoss intends to reinforce its aggressive market strategy to continue expansion of its products for all business analytics disciplines. Angoss will also continue to diversify its go-to-market plan to other verticals with emphasis on ascertaining its position as a dominant player in the Big Data marketplace. With the market shift from analysis to intelligence and the emergence of data from existing and new digital sources, Angoss plans to introduce innovative products in the near future that will make digestion of data faster, easier, better, and more accessible to a wider user base.
“We’ve brought in Rick to accelerate the Company’s growth based on his track record in the analytics space. Rick has deep experience in the industry, is a strong sales leader, and has taken companies of similar size to the next plateau. We feel privileged to have Rick on the team and excited about where he’ll take us from here” said Brandon Cope, Partner at Peterson Partners.
“I am very excited to be part of the Angoss Team and looking forward to taking the company to the next level of business success. Angoss has been on the leading edge in advanced analytics for over a decade by providing solutions to both data scientists and business users. With applications and services targeted at users of all skill levels and with the rise of the ‘Citizen Data Scientist’, the growth potential for Angoss is incredible. The alignment of Angoss’ core value proposition combined with an exciting roadmap couldn’t be better timed, making the future of Angoss very bright indeed” said Rick Makos, President and CEO, Angoss.
About Angoss Software Corporation
Angoss is a global leader in delivering predictive analytics to businesses looking to improve performance across risk, marketing and sales. With a suite of big data analytics software solutions and consulting services, Angoss delivers powerful approaches that provide you with a competitive advantage by turning your information into actionable business decisions. Many of the world’s leading organizations in financial services, insurance, retail and high tech rely on Angoss to grow revenue, increase sales productivity and improve marketing effectiveness while reducing risk and cost. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices in the United States, United Kingdom and Singapore, Angoss serves customers in over 30 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.angoss.com
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