Landmark appoints renowned technologist Gavin Ray as Chief product officer
Landmark Information Group, the leading provider of information to the property market, has announced the appointment of Gavin Ray as Chief Product Officer, where he will lead the overall product strategy for the business.
Gavin brings a wealth of world-class expertise into Landmark’s high-calibre product house. His experience includes technology management roles at large corporates, such as AT&T and Cisco, as well as in innovative tech start-ups, where he specialised in tech consulting, product management, marketing, go-to-market development and partnership management. Gavin also served as a Partner in a New York-based venture capital investment company.
Simon Brown, CEO of Landmark Information Group, said: “Gavin is a true technologist, bringing a great deal of experience to the Group having worked alongside many of the biggest global technology vendors and operators, combined with several fast-paced start-ups.
“We are delighted to have Gavin on board and know he will deliver a product strategy and vision that will support our Group’s ambitious plans. All with the support of our technically astute product division and in unison with our sales teams and development functions.”
Talking about his appointment at Landmark, Gavin Ray added, “Landmark is clearly a leader in the property data and technology space and, with its extensive portfolio of brands, I am excited to implement a strategy that will harness the technology to bring new value to our customers.
“I’ve worked alongside the biggest vendors and operators, from the early Internet days where I was involved with building the first Internet backbones in Europe, to working with the biggest telco growing their networks to feed the dot-com boom. Tech innovation excites me and I relish the opportunity to support Landmark as it drives the next phase of its product and service evolution.”
Gavin holds a PhD in Computer Network Design and Optimisation from Plymouth University.
For more information on Landmark Information Group, telephone 0844 844 9960, or visit www.landmark.co.uk.