LVIV, UKRAINE and MIAMI, FLORIDA, USA – Intellias, a leading supplier of software development services operating in locations throughout EMEA, with 1,500 employees, today announced that it has hired Michael Labate as President, North America. Labate will sit on the executive team of Intellias reporting into Chief Executive Officer, Vitaly Sedler.
"We’re excited to welcome Michael as Intellias new President of North America. Ensuring that we have the right person join our executive leadership team underwent an exhaustive search. Michael stood out as the individual that will help Intellias continue to develop our business in the region, complementing an expansive growth we’ve attained over the past 18 years in EMEA," said Vitaly Sedler, CEO at Intellias.
Labate brings over 20 years of technology marketing and sales expertise to Intellias. He has been instrumental in establishing profitable revenue-enabling and revenue-generating business activities for private and publicly traded companies, with a focus on digital strategy, innovation, go-to-market, and operational excellence.
While at SAP Labate was recognized for helping the company gain ROI on its global Social Selling investment across 15,000 employees. This resulted in marketing and sales program attribution of EUR 2 billion that performed at 4 percentage points greater in pipeline value on average. He was also key in leading and developing a digital advertising business unit at SAP that attracted thousands of leads to drive new revenue for some of the company’s largest channel partners.
Labate previously served as CEO of a software development outsourcing company for 10 years where he supported midsize and large enterprise clients such as Citrix, Motorola, JM Family Enterprises, Firehouse Subs, Zimmerman Advertising, and more. Labate has an undergraduate degree in Business from Penn State University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
"I am thrilled to join Intellias to help mid-market and large enterprise customers innovate and transform by bringing together our top engineering talent, deep industry expertise, and personal dedication to companies in North America. Intellias is a trusted market leader to some of the world’s most recognized brands such as HERE Technologies, LG, PTV Group, KIA, Swissquote Bank. I’m excited to champion this story in the U.S. and Canada across key industries like Automotive, Banking, Telecom, Agriculture, Healthcare, and more," said Michael Labate, President of North America at Intellias.
To learn more about Intellias leadership team, visit our Leadership page: https://www.intellias.com/leadership/
Intellias is a software engineering company with development centers in Ukraine’s top locations – Lviv (headquarters), Kyiv, Kharkiv, Odesa, and Ivano-Frankivsk as well as representative offices in United States, Germany, Poland, and Saudi Arabia. The company has 18 years of experience and employs more than 1,500 people. KPMG has highlighted Intellias as one of the leading IT-BPO providers in Lviv. Intellias has also been recognized by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in Europe. In 2018, Intellias received backing from Horizon Capital, the largest private equity fund in Ukraine, to broaden its delivery footprint and increase service capabilities with new delivery centers in Central and Eastern Europe.