PPDS announces global software development team

PPDS announces global software development team
PPDS has announced a wav of changes, including new hires for its new global software development team, appointing Sian Rees as business development director Wave and software partnerships, as well as appointing Siddarth Gopal as software director.

Rees, the individual who spearheaded the development of PPDS’ Wave and ProStore ecosystem, has been promoted to join the PPDS business development team, taking on the newly created role of business development director Wave and software partnerships.

Rees will focus on Wave’s go-to market, scale-up, and future vision. Rees will work closely with PPDS product and business managers, industry experts, and new and existing solution partners.

Rees commented: “We developed Wave for and in collaboration with system integrators and customers to bring one of the most secure, scalable and easy-to-integrate cloud platforms to market. As our team grows, we will continue this open and innovative approach with our partners on the PPDS ProStore to provide the technology, flexibility and choice required to create exceptional customer experiences. Partnerships have always been key to PPDS’ success, and creating value with superior solutions including both hardware and software will continue to be our goal.”

Gopal joins as head of the new PPDS software development team, leading the company’s new in-house team. Gopal stands out as a long-time contributor to PPDS and its Android platform development, which is used across the PPDS portfolio and a technology which the company has committed to long-term.

Martijn van der Woude, VP global marketing and business development, PPDS, commented: “Siddarth is an exceptional talent and has a proven and successful track record in delivering consistent results with TPV and supporting PPDS on its growth trajectory. With his leadership skills, and unrivalled knowledge of AV software, he is the perfect person to lead the team in this next phase of growth and innovation.”

“With Sian and Siddarth’s realigned positions, we have assembled an elite team to take this area of the business and technology to the next level. The opportunities ahead are incredibly exciting and on behalf of the global management team we wish Sian and Siddarth a smooth progression and continued success in their new roles.”

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