WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND – 16 January 2012 – Creators of Fingertapps software applications, Unlimited Realities, today announced Matan Gan-El’s appointment as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, a key step in realising the ambitions of the company to continue to grow its international business.
Announcing the appointment Sam Knowles, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Unlimited Realities, commented, “We are very excited about Matan joining the company and the considerable additional leadership skills and experience he brings to the executive team. This year will be another year of accelerated pace for our business and this appointment is a key step in achieving our strategic goals for the year.”
Prior to joining Unlimited Realities Matan had most recently worked as a management consultant in the software industry. Prior to that Matan worked as the Chief Operating Officer and in senior management roles for global software developer, FNZ. Before working in the software industry, Matan had a career in the Israeli Navy as an officer including both operational commands and training roles. Matan holds a Bachelor of Information Science majoring in Computer Science and Economics from Massey University (Auckland).