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Digital Twin Software, Sensat Appoints Ian Black as Chief Operating Officer

July 10, 2024

London, 10th July, 2024 — Sensat, the leading infrastructure planning digital twin platform, announces the appointment of Ian Black as Chief Operating Officer (COO). This strategic move comes as Sensat continues to expand its footprint in the global market, focusing on delivering innovative solutions for the infrastructure sector.

Ian Black brings an outstanding track record in technology management, with significant contributions to world-renowned companies such as Autonomy and Hewlett Packard (HP). His extensive experience includes involvement in billion-dollar exits for these companies, setting him apart as a proven leader in the technology sector. Ian's expertise spans over three decades, during which he has successfully led teams and driven growth in highly competitive markets.

As COO, Ian will be overseeing operational excellence across the organisation. This includes supporting Sensat’s business growth whilst maintaining the delivery of its industry-leading digital twin platform. This strategic appointment underscores Sensat's commitment to scaling its business while maintaining high standards of product delivery.

“I am thrilled to join Sensat at such a pivotal time,” said Ian Black. “The civil infrastructure sector is ripe for innovation, and Sensat is at the forefront of this transformation. Joining Sensat's top-performing team, creating game-changing software that visualises real-world data for over $200bn of the world's largest civil infrastructure projects, is incredibly exciting. I look forward to stepping up to the challenge of helping Sensat deliver to its full potential in the market.”

James Dean, CEO of Sensat, added, “Ian’s vast experience and proven track record make him the perfect fit for Sensat. His knowledge will be instrumental as we continue to expand and enhance our platform to meet the evolving needs of the infrastructure industry. Ian’s leadership will drive our mission to revolutionise the way civil infrastructure projects are visualised and managed.”

Under Ian's leadership, Sensat aims to strengthen its market position and accelerate its growth trajectory. His appointment is a testament to Sensat’s dedication to attracting top-tier talent to spearhead its ambitious plans. Ian will work closely with the executive team to implement strategies that foster innovation, improve operational efficiency, and enhance the overall customer experience.