FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Conssiah Simon
HOUSTON, Texas—October 16, 2018 — ChaiOne, a provider of industrial connected worker solutions, today announced the hiring of Mike Collins as the Vice President, Services.
Mike brings extensive experience in successfully directing and growing digital consulting organizations. His focus will be to continue the growth across the Research, Design, and Engineering practices that are core to ChaiOne’s delivery model, further strengthening the market leadership position of ChaiOne’s Connected Worker solutions.
“I am extremely excited to join ChaiOne. The Research, Design, PMO and Engineering teams are amazing and hungry to build on their 10-year track record of providing high ROI solutions to enterprise customers in the Oil & Gas, Utilities, Chemicals, and Manufacturing areas. The combination of proven process, unique skillset, and tremendous interest in connected worker solutions from industry players is a great platform from which to launch the next stage of company growth.”
Mike’s experience includes a long tenure at Software Architects where he led the rapid growth of the western US operations consisting of 5 offices and 300 employees. This region represented $40M in revenue before being acquired by CapGemini/Sogeti. He also started Neudesic’s Texas market and led it through rapid growth and expansion to include offices in Dallas, Houston and Austin, tripling the revenue in 3 years.
“Expanding our professional services team while reinforcing our core strengths of user-driven research and design for industrial connected worker solutions will be a key driver of ChaiOne success going forward,” said Gaurav Khandelwal, CEO of ChaiOne. “Mike’s background and insights in building and scaling professional services organizations will be key to our future growth as we are scaling to support the growing interest for our solutions.”
Mike’s hire represents another key executive on ChaiOne’s growing team after Jay Tchakarov was brought in as VP of Product.
About ChaiOne Corporation
ChaiOne is the leading provider of connected worker solutions that optimize plant and facility operations by eliminating bottlenecks and downtime. Leveraging sensor data from people, assets and devices, ChaiOne solutions have produced 10x value for plant maintenance, deliveries management, video and sensor monitoring, work orders, timesheets and logistics functions. To learn more, please visit www.chaione.com.