IRIS Software Group appoints Paul Nagy as Chief Product Officer
Software industry leader to supercharge product innovation
January 24, 2022: IRIS Software Group (IRIS), a leading global software provider of accountancy, payroll, finance and other critical business systems solutions, is today announcing the appointment of Paul Nagy as Chief Product Officer. A seasoned software executive, Nagy will be responsible for owning global product strategy, product delivery and pricing across IRIS’ product portfolio.
“Paul brings a wealth of experience developing mission critical software and understands what it takes to create highly usable, intuitive solutions for essential industries like accountancy,” says Elona Mortimer-Zhika, CEO of IRIS Software Group.
“As we continue to expand our global presence, it is vital that we have the right product leadership in place to support our vision to empower professionals to thrive on the work they love. Paul will be integral as IRIS continues to bring together leading modern technology and deep sector knowledge to help accountants, finance and HR teams address the twin challenges of supporting and growing their teams and businesses.
Nagy brings over 28 years’ experience steering software development and technology innovation across multiple industries, with extensive SaaS and agile development expertise. Throughout his career he has focused on building high-performing global teams that collaborate closely with engineering to deliver customer driven solutions and boost customer loyalty.
He previously served as Chief Product Officer at Omnitracs, a fleet intelligence company serving the largest fleets in the transportation and distribution industries, where he was a member of the Executive Team and responsible for global product strategy and delivery, building and managing a global Product and Development team. Prior to Omnitracs he was Chief Product Officer at CDK Global and has held multiple senior product development roles throughout his career at companies including Cobalt, Selectica, NeXT and Apple.
“IRIS has assembled a talented and high energy team that is focused on growth, and I’m thrilled to join this group to accelerate our success and focus on the next stage of cloud innovation,” says Paul Nagy, Chief Product Officer, IRIS Software.
“IRIS is in a strong position to continue its global momentum by leveraging the power of its recent best-of-breed acquisitions along with its existing offerings. I am excited to be part of a company with such a deep heritage in both technology and sector expertise like accountancy and education, focused on how it can give time to professionals to do the work they are valued for.”
About IRIS North America
IRIS North America is part of IRIS Software Group. It exists to take the pain out of processes and let professionals working in CPA firms and businesses comply with regulations, drive productivity, and better engage with key stakeholders. Its brands include IRIS Star Practice Management, IRIS FMP, IRIS Innervision, Practice Engine, Doc.It, PSI Payroll, Senta and Conarc.
IRIS works with thousands of CPA firms in North America, including 50 of the top 100 CPA firms in the US, and provides innovative solutions to serve accountancy customers in the North American market, making IRIS the go-to partner for CPAs. IRIS has over 100,000 UK and international customers, with 80% having a tenure of five or more years.
About IRIS Software Group
IRIS Software Group is a global provider of mission critical software and one of the UK’s largest privately held software companies. IRIS provides software solutions and services for finance, HR and payroll teams, educational organizations, and accountancy firms that takes the pain out of processes and lets professionals focus on the work they love. Through simplifying, automating and providing insights on everyday mission critical tasks for organizations of all shapes and sizes, IRIS ensures customers can look forward with certainty and confidence.
IRIS is the largest third-party online filer with the UK Government. Ninety of the top 100 UK accountancy firms use IRIS software. Circa 20% of the UK’s workforce is paid by IRIS payroll offerings, and globally, six million employees receive their payslip via IRIS software every month. More than 850,000 UK employees are managed by IRIS HR solutions. Over 12,000 UK schools and academies use IRIS, with four million parents and guardians using IRIS apps to connect with their children’s school; 300 million messages are delivered between schools and parents each year, and over £15 million transactional payments are processed every month. IRIS is placed in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 and the Megabuyte50. It is certified as a Great Place to Work® and recognized as one of UK’s Best Workplaces, one of the UK’s Best Workplaces in Tech and one of the UK’s Best Workplaces for Women.
For all media enquiries, please contact:
UK: Emma Lawton | IRIS@octopusgrp.com | +44 7539 713 763
North America: Wendy Schechter | Articulate Communications | +1 917 687 9696