Mike Hilton Joins Plex Board of Directors
Concur Co-Founder and Accolade Chief Product Officer Brings Enterprise Software Experience to Plex
TROY, MICH., July 13, 2016– Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP for manufacturing, has appointed Concur co-founder Mike Hilton to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Hilton currently serves as chief product officer at Accolade, an on-demand healthcare concierge for employers, health plans and health systems.
With more than 25 years of enterprise software expertise, Hilton brings Plex proven leadership in global product, quality, technology and strategy efforts, with experience in a range of industries that spans from IT and healthcare to travel and expense management.
As chief product officer at Accolade, Hilton is responsible for leading the company’s product and analytics efforts, mapping the company’s product strategy to its vision for a simpler way to access healthcare through cutting-edge technology.
Prior to joining Accolade, Hilton co-founded Concur, a pioneer in cloud computing for travel and expense management, most recently serving as the company’s chief product officer responsible for all product management, strategy and delivery. Over his 21 years with Concur, Hilton held multiple leadership and product roles focused on building innovative, high-value cloud solutions.
Hilton helped launch the sales force automation space as part of a team that created ACT! for Windows at Symantec. He began his career leading engineering efforts for early Apple software products with Claris Corporation. Hilton holds a double bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer and information sciences from University of California, Santa Cruz.
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“Plex has built an outstanding leadership position in cloud solutions for manufacturing, combining product innovation and a passion for customer service and satisfaction,” Hilton said. “I’m excited to join the Plex board, and look forward to working closely with Jason and the team.”
“As one of the pioneers in cloud software for business, Mike brings truly unparalleled experience to Plex,” said Jason Blessing, Plex CEO. “His leadership in enterprise software and his deep background in bringing cloud products to market are an ideal fit for Plex as we continue to accelerate our growth through 2016 and the years to come.”
Plex is the Manufacturing Cloud, delivering industry-leading ERP and manufacturing automation to more than 450 companies across process and discrete industries. Plex pioneered Cloud solutions for the shop floor, connecting suppliers, machines, people, systems and customers with capabilities that are easy to configure, deliver continuous innovation and reduce IT costs. With insight that starts on the production line, Plex helps companies see and understand every aspect of their business ecosystems, enabling them to lead in an ever-changing market. Learn more at www.plex.com.
SR. MANAGER, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS