Manolis joins Viewpoint at an exciting time as contractors are rapidly adopting new technologies. He will help Viewpoint continue to grow and improve the way we develop, market and support the tools the construction industry demands.
Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) July 29, 2015
Viewpoint Construction Software® today announced that Manolis Kotzabasakis has been named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer effective August 10, 2015. He was selected by Viewpoint’s Board of Directors to oversee, lead and drive the Company’s worldwide operations to best meet the growing and progressive technology needs of the construction and capital projects industries. Viewpoint’s former CEO, Jay Haladay, retired earlier this year.
Kotzabasakis is a proven leader in the vertical software industry who brings a unique blend of experience to Viewpoint, having most recently served as Aspen Technology’s Chief Technology Officer and the Executive Vice President of Research & Development. He has also served in numerous other roles on Aspen Technology’s leadership team, including Senior Vice President of Sales & Strategy, where he led the company’s worldwide sales operations. Aspen Technology is the world’s leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing for the construction, oil & gas and chemical engineering industries.
“Manolis has an acute ability to understand the market, sense opportunity, and drive software organizations to help transform how customers work while providing superior support,” offered David Humphrey, Viewpoint Board Member and a Managing Director at Bain Capital. “He is also a humble, collaborative leader who brings passion and energy to everything he does. Manolis joins Viewpoint at an exciting time as contractors are rapidly adopting new technologies. He will help Viewpoint continue to grow and improve the way we develop, market and support the tools the construction industry demands.”
“Viewpoint has done an incredible job innovating new products, and supporting customers, and these achievements have been rewarded with a track record of strong growth,” said Kotzabasakis. He added, “I look forward to working closely with the entire team to help drive and support Viewpoint’s strategic initiatives while fostering a corporate culture of innovation and collaboration.”
About Viewpoint Construction Software
For more than 38 years, Viewpoint has been a provider of innovative construction-specific software solutions to the global construction and capital project industries. Viewpoint provides the tools they need to improve project profitability and visibility, manage risk, and effectively collaborate with the entire project team. Viewpoint solutions include everything needed from preconstruction to construction and facilities maintenance, offered on a variety of platforms, including Cloud, Mobile, SaaS and On Premises. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, USA, and with offices in the UK and Australia, Viewpoint has become the technology partner of choice, with customers located across the globe in more than 28 countries. These customers include more than 30 percent of the ENR 400, and more than 50 of the top mechanical and electrical contractors in the United States – more than any other construction software provider. For more information, please visit http://www.viewpoint.com.
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