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Retail software provider names new ops head

AUSTIN, Texas — Starmount, a software provider focused on helping retailers optimize the shopper experience, has named software development veteran John Filut its new VP operations. Filut will play a crucial role in planning and executing internal operations and processes, including project management best practices and refining the development and delivery of Starmount services and support strategy. In this new role, Filut will also provide overall planning and management of IT.

Filut previously served as SVP product and development at Nomadesk, where he managed all aspects of the product including product marketing, specifications, development and QA. While at Nomadesk, he also overhauled all development procedures improving release reliability and frequency. Prior to Nomadesk, Filut was VP and general manager at Newser, LLC. He also played a key role in the growth and sale of BroadJump, 360Commerce and HighBeam Research.

“We are thrilled for John to join the team and lead new and existing projects to deliver better services offerings that ultimately increase customer satisfaction,” said Joe Pisano, president and COO of Starmount. “John’s breadth of experience across most all disciplines of software development will be crucially important in the next phase of Starmount’s growth and the expansion of our suite of customer engagement solutions.”

 

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