CNL, a provider of physical security information management (PSIM) software, appointed Greg Knight as CTO. Knight is a well respected name in the global IT industry, with more than twenty years of senior management experience in a range of global enterprises. His primary responsibility is for the CNL technology groups, including development, professional services, customer support and training.
Knight draws on his 20 years of executive and leadership experience within the software industry, including IBM, Pearson and others, in Europe as well as North America. His roles have included CTO, VP of Engineering and Executive Director of Software Engineering. He brings a successful track record of ground-breaking technical innovation balanced with market awareness and business skills, resulting in significantly increased annual revenues.
“This recently created role within CNL is part of our continued process of building a world-class team at CNL to reflect both the software we are creating, our customers and the projects they are being awarded. PSIM is now recognized as a game changing product within corporate security, critical infrastructure protection and Homeland Defence. It was therefore essential that we recruited a highly experienced CTO with a genuine pedigree in large scale, complex and mission critical systems,” said Keith Bloodworth, CEO at CNL.
“With the company now in fast growth, we appreciate the knowledge and relevant skills Knight brings to the company. It is an exciting time in our history and we are all looking forward to working with him.”
In addition to his development and professional services experience, Knight has been awarded many patents for his work, is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Chartered Engineer, and holds an honors degree in computer science and physics.