Software and technology industry veteran Mike Barry joins Optanix to run the next phase of company growth.
Optanix, the leader in ensuring predictable IT for the world's most technology-driven companies, today announced that Mike Barry has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer.
Hundreds of customers, including the world's top financial institutions, media and technology companies, and agencies of the federal government, rely on Optanix's proven platform and IT Management-as-a-Service (ITMaaS). The battle-tested Optanix Platform – powered by Advanced Logic Automation – and suite of accompanying SaaS and ITMaaS services.
Barry coming onboard coincides with the company's acceleration of software development for the proven Optanix Platform. The extension of applications and systems that it manages, and the expansion of channels to bring the platform to new markets. The Optanix Platform maximizes business service availability through comprehensive monitoring and an advanced, highly automated and proactive approach to identifying and resolving root cause incidents across customer's networks. Over the past year, as part of the team at Francisco Partners, Mike has been invaluable in helping to shape the future direction of Optanix. Mike's executive leadership experience, coupled with his extensive technology and product expertise, will be instrumental in the realization of company’s strategy for the Optanix Platform and the acceleration of the growth.
Barry brings more than 30 years of executive and technology leadership experience to Optanix. Prior to joining Optanix, Barry was an Operating Partner at Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused private equity firm. Before that, he served as Executive Vice President of R&D and Product Management at Aderant, a global provider of comprehensive business management software for legal and other professional services firms. Barry was instrumental in leading Aderant over nine years and through three successful ownership transactions, including its sale to Roper Technologies. Prior to Aderant, Barry held leadership positions at EFI, TR Systems and Datapoint Corporation.
The Optanix team is delighted to welcome Mike Barry on board as CEO of Optanix and looks forward to continuing to build on the company's strong foundation under his leadership.