Dotmatics appoints Matt Burnett as chief technology officer

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Dotmatics a scientific informatics software and services company thas announced the appointment of Matt Burnett as chief technology officer (CTO). In this role, Matt will work as part of the senior management team taking ownership of the company’s technical roadmap, global cloud and IT operations, and technology execution.

Matt will report into the current Dotmatics CTO and co-founder, Alastair Hill, who will assume the new role of chief information officer (CIO), focusing on company vision and strategy in support of Dotmatics’ customers.

Matt has 25 years’ experience as a CTO across diverse industries and sectors, delivering enabling technologies and platforms. He was Founder of EIBS, a company developing web and mobile content solutions for the public and third sectors including the NHS. Following EIBS’ acquisition in 2014 by Ideagen plc, Matt became the Ideagen Group CTO, responsible for product vision, technology and alliances, growing his technology team from 30 to 140 over a 3-year tenure. Matt joins Dotmatics from Commify, one of Europe’s largest mobile business messaging companies, where he had been CTO since 2017 supporting 45,000 companies communicate with their customers and staff.

Alastair Hill, co-founder and Chief Information Officer, Dotmatics commented: ‘Not only does Matt have a wealth of CTO experience and a track record in driving technological innovation, but his cross-sector experience will also bring new perspective to our technology and operations. I have no doubt that Matt will make a fantastic addition to the senior management team and look forward to seeing him make an impact within the organisation, and with our customers, as I transition to my new role as CIO.’

Matt Burnett, Chief Technology Officer, Dotmatics, added: ‘On my technology journey I have always looked for challenges that will make a difference to people’s lives, and so I feel very fortunate to have joined Dotmatics – accelerating research and innovation. I look forward to working with the exceptional talent at Dotmatics, helping to change our world for the better.’

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