New York, NY,, June 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MicroEdge, LLC, the leading provider of solutions for the giving community worldwide, today announced that Joel B. Martins has joined the company as its Chief Technology Officer.
Mr. Martins brings with him over 14 years of experience leading successful research and development efforts in a world-class software environment. At MicroEdge, he will be responsible for developing and guiding the direction and strategy of the company's overarching product development objectives, as well as ensuring the highest level of quality for all solutions in the company's diverse portfolio of enterprise software lines.
Prior to joining MicroEdge, Joel held senior leadership positions at Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC), one of the world's largest software companies and a member of the Fortune 500. Most recently, in the role of Senior Director of Engineering, Joel led diverse, international teams in a variety of enterprise-class data management projects, the end products of which are used by 90% of the world's Fortune 500 companies. Before taking his most recent role at Symantec, Joel held various other positions in that company's software development division. He brings extensive experience in both hands-on software engineering, as well as large team management.
"I am incredibly excited to have Joel join us as CTO," said MicroEdge CEO Kristin Nimsger. "He is an energetic and enthusiastic leader with an impressive record of success delivering high quality enterprise software products to market, and he makes a great addition to our team here at MicroEdge."
"I am delighted to join such a dedicated team at MicroEdge," said Mr. Martins. "The company has a long history of successfully supporting philanthropic and corporate giving organizations with best-in-class software solutions. As a longtime proponent of philanthropy, I am eager to dive in and start working with what I can already tell is a fantastic and talented team of software engineers, in an effort to help further shape what is already a bright future for MicroEdge."
Mr. Martins earned a B.S. of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN.
Established in 1985, MicroEdge, LLC is the leading provider of software and services to the giving community worldwide. MicroEdge solutions deliver a powerful, integrated, and open framework for efficient and effective charitable giving. The company is committed to providing the best technology toolset for foundations, corporations, government agencies, donors, advisors and financial institutions. Together, these tools help organizations to work with one another to raise, invest, manage and award charitable currency. MicroEdge is headquartered in New York City with regional offices throughout the U.S. and supports thousands of clients worldwide. MicroEdge is part of the Vista Equity Partners portfolio of software and technology-enabled companies. To learn more about Vista Equity Partners, visit www.vistaequitypartners.com. To learn more about MicroEdge, visit www.microedge.com.
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