Penta Names New Head of Product Development

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Appointment of Cameron Smith, an Innovator in Application Development for the Construction Industry, Strengthens Penta’s Product Development Team.

Penta Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise software for the construction industry, announces today that it has named Cameron Smith as Vice President of Product Development. He will be responsible for overseeing all software development initiatives for the company, including its web-based and mobile applications.

Smith joins Penta from Tririga®, where he advanced over the past five years from Vice President Planning and Strategy to VP Application Development and ultimately VP Operations. Smith has also held key positions with Meridian Systems®, where as VP of Development he oversaw Program Management, Software Engineering, Quality Assurance and Documentation for the industry-leading project management application, Prolog®. Prior to joining Meridian, Smith had extensive experience developing and deploying project information systems with companies including O’Brien-Kreitzberg, Sony, Hatch Associates and others, working on significant projects including Seattle’s $5 billion Sound Move program, Santa Clara’s Tasman Corridor project, Toronto Rapid Transit Extension and others.

Smith’s addition to the Penta team supports the company’s ongoing expansion of its solutions to meet the needs of all project stakeholders. Construction and engineering firms seek systems that:

  • Project Managers can use to effectively manage and deliver multiple construction projects to their customers meeting the highest standards of budget, schedule, quality and safety
  • Support the decentralized and mobile nature of construction and service by being available anywhere, any time though use of Web, mobile and other advanced technologies.

Smith’s broad experience with project information systems bolsters Penta’s leadership position as the premier source for enterprise project solutions for the construction marketplace.

“Cam Smith brings an exceptional set of skills and experience to our software development group,” said Karl Koenig, Penta Technologies, Inc. President. “We’re confident that with his stellar track record in managing Construction Project Systems from a user’s perspective, as well as leadership of large software development projects, Cam will help us make PENTA software even stronger.” Smith said, “I am thrilled to be joining a company whose market position, customer base, product suite, and strategic vision are so closely aligned with my personal experience and my goals looking forward. I believe we have a rare opportunity to take construction project and enterprise software to the next level and set a new standard for the industry.”

About Penta Technologies, Inc.

PENTA provides a complete and robust enterprise software system specifically designed to accommodate the complex requirements of today's construction, engineering, and service management firms. We offer integrated solutions for projects, financials, service, labor, and equipment cost control - along with the ability to extend the enterprise by utilizing mobile field applications. For more information, please visit http://www.penta.com.

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