Abstract: Innovative Interfaces, Inc. has appointed Kim Massana as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective upon the announcement on August 27, 2012.
Innovative Interfaces, Inc. has appointed Kim Massana as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective upon the announcement on August 27, 2012.
Massana comes to Innovative as the former President of Thomson Reuters Elite, which specializes in providing enterprise management solutions to law firms and related organizations.
The systems that Elite offers to law firms to manage their operational activities have many similarities to the products that Innovative
and its competitors develop for libraries.
Thomson Reuters Elite
, with a workforce of more than 900 worldwide is roughly three time the size of Innovative
Massana joined Elite in February 2008 as Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and International and advanced to President in August 2010.
Massana was Director, Sales and Marketing for Sweet & Maxwell, the UK-based legal publishing unit of Thomson Reuters from January 2003 until he jointed Elite.
Prior to his progressive career in Thompson Reuters companies, Massana was UK Sales Director for Equifax PLC.
Massana's earned a Master of Business Administration from the Escuela Superior de Administratión de Empresas (ESADE) in Barcelona and a Master of Science from the London School of Economics.
Massana joins Innovative after its roll-out of the new Sierra platform.
flagship product, Sierra has been very well received, especially by its existing customers using Millennium.
Massana brings relevant experience to Innovative, both in the executive management of a company that develops enterprise business applications and in the general types customers served.
While the majority of Innovative's
library customers are in academic and public libraries, it has a very large contingent of law libraries using its products.
It is too early to anticipate any new directions or priorities that may take place at Innovative under the leadership of Massana.