24 Year Software Product Veteran Brings Track Record for Developing Client-Focused Roadmaps and Building High-Performing Teams
AUSTIN, TX, July 29, 2014 – AgileAssets Inc., the leading global provider of integrated infrastructure asset management software solutions for public agencies and private enterprise, today announced that Michael Lester has joined the company as Vice President of Product Management. In this new strategic role for the company, Michael will have oversight for the direction and execution of the product roadmap for AgileAssets entire product portfolio.
Michael comes to AgileAssets with more than 24 years of experience in software solutions and product portfolio management. Michael brings considerable and diverse experience in leading product management teams across multiple geographies and industries.
“We are very fortunate to have someone of Michael’s caliber join our team at this stage in our growth,” said Stuart Hudson, President, AgileAssets Inc. “This is a key new role in the company that leads the definition and delivery of new products for AgileAssets. Michael’s experience will focus on customer involvement in the planning, design and validation of product features to deliver value and address changing needs of current and future customers.”
Michael joins the team from CA Technologies where he was responsible for reinvigorating a legacy product for Project and Portfolio Management and for introducing CA Clarity Agile, CA Clarity Playbook and CA Work Management as new products to address evolving customer needs. He also contributed to the Agile for Dummies book to help enterprises understand how best to leverage agile development approaches based on his 10+ years of experience with Agile methods. Prior to CA he led product management and marketing teams at IBM, Telelogic, Artemis International, Pacific Edge and FranklinCovey. Michael attended Brigham Young University where he studied Business and Japanese. He holds three patents for enterprise portfolio management software.
AgileAssets is the leading global provider of infrastructure asset management software solutions for public agencies. AgileAssets’ comprehensive, integrated software suite helps agencies throughout the world maximize asset condition, maintenance budgets and long-term lifecycles. With more than 28 years of experience, research and education expertise, AgileAssets is a recognized leader in helping overcome ever-present budget constraints to make you more effective and your agency more successful. For additional information, please visit: www.agileassets.com.
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