Leading engineering information management company – Datum360 – has announced the appointment of Matt McKinley to the role of Global Vice President of Business Development as part of the company’s strategy to increase its global market share.
With prior leadership experience at several major engineering software vendors, including Intergraph, AVEVA, COMOS and most recently Siemens Oil and Gas, he brings with him extensive industry knowledge and over 20 years’ experience of providing enterprise solutions to serve the oil and gas industry.
From his home location in Houston, he steps up to this role having previously engaged with Datum360 via his consultancy – 6T Solutions LLC – where he worked with his associates to connect international software vendors, including Datum360, to partners identifying and maximising opportunities for all parties.
Following these activities in 2015, Datum360 Co-founder and CEO, Steve Wilson approached Matt to become a permanent member of the Datum360 team.
Steve said: “As our business expands, we need to ensure that we have a solid strategy in place to grow our business globally. Our recent work with Matt exposed his depth of experience as well as his pragmatic approach to business, which makes him the ideal person to drive our business and the comprehensive data management solutions that we offer as we expand into new territories and markets.
He is a great addition to the Datum360 team and he is an integral part of our plans to drive the benefits of our offering to the global energy and process sectors.”
Datum360 has carved a reputation in delivering robust engineering information management systems that deliver accurate and reliable engineering information to the right place at the right time.
Speaking about his appointment, Matt said: “I am very passionate about working closely with clients to improve the efficiency, accuracy and safety of their digital assets with good engineering information at the heart of this and I firmly believe that Datum360 offer the most innovative, commercially attractive solutions on the market to achieve this.
“I have been massively impressed by the time to readiness that Datum360’s solutions can be deployed in – they’re the quickest I’ve ever seen. It’s the first time in my career that a client can place an order and be truly productive the next day with minimal support and training.
“With such a solid offering and Datum360 having a great reputation for increasing efficiencies and cutting costs, I am confident that the company’s service will have a massive appeal to clients in both the energy and process industries. The speed to trust of the digital asset has been accelerated to a new best in class levels of performance”
Headquartered in Teesside, Datum360 has offices including Aberdeen, London, Kuala Lumpur and Houston. The organisation has an impressive client portfolio including Chevron, BP, Total, Maersk Oil and Engie (formerly known as GDF Suez).