Kneat Appoints Chief Technology Officer

LIMERICK, Ireland, November 9, 2020 /CNW/ –, inc. (TSXV: KSI[1]) (“Kneat or the company”) today announced that it has appointed Mr. Keith Holmes as its Chief Technology Officer effective November 9, 2020.

Mr. Holmes is a senior executive with over 30 years experience in the international software industry with technology expertise spanning Mobile, Cloud, SaaS, UX and Database systems.  He is a graduate of Mathematics and Computer science from University College Dublin and started his career at IBM where he was technical lead and architect for multiple products.
As VP of Engineering and CTO at Point Information Systems, Keith was responsible for all product strategy, software development, support, and architecture. He successfully launched their next generation CRM product and was later promoted to the position of CEO with the goal to transition the company to profitability and prepare it for acquisition.  He achieved this when Point was acquired by S1.  At S1, Keith became VP of Software Engineering responsible for the Dublin software division and integrating the Point system as a centrepiece of the S1 Platform.  Recently as Vice-President of Software Engineering at CR2 Channel Banking Software, he managed an R&D team of 100 and held full responsibility for the entire product suite.  The CR2 banking software is a scalable, compliant, and secure solution used globally by millions of online customers.  In addition to providing technical leadership for development teams across four different countries he was also responsible for an independent global support function.  His responsibility also included setting product strategy and evangelizing this strategy both internally and externally, to the Board, customers, partners, and analysts.

“We are pleased to welcome Keith to our executive management team.   Kneat will benefit from Keith’s broad technology expertise and his considerable experience in product strategy and technical leadership as we continue to grow our operations globally”, said Eddie Ryan, Chief Executive Officer of Kneat.

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