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Modest Tree Announces New CTO to Accelerate Technological Innovation

Published: March 17, 2023

Modest Tree, a leading provider of immersive training software and digital solutions for service on complex assets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Speed as the company’s new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Tim brings a wealth of experience in technology, having previously been a co-founder of a successful startup focused on both online learning and platforms for writing, evaluating and sharing code; he has held various leadership positions and has expanded into the domain of machine learning in more recent years. Tim has an extensive range of experience and knowledge in the field of technical team management, leadership, directing product, as well as building apps and infrastructure at scale. His expertise will help Modest Tree to continue to drive innovation and growth in technology for servicing and maintaining complex assets for the aerospace, defence and manufacturing industries.

Tim’s appointment as CTO will aid Modest Tree’s continued growth and international expansion of its newest offering, Tech Companion. Tech Companion operates as an integrated and unified digital platform that transforms the operation and maintenance of complex equipment, integrating with clients’ existing tech ecosystems and their data, forming a digital hub for technicians and operators with single-access point for all enterprise-data relevant to the maintenance and operations of physical equipment.

“I am excited to be joining Modest Tree at such an amazing time, as we see initiatives for digitalization become truly transformative with the intersection of Augmented Reality and Machine Learning. I am proud to be a part of a company that pushes the envelope in technology.” said Tim Speed. “I look forward to working with the talented team here, to drive innovation while providing the highest standard of quality in solutions to our clients as we grow and expand in this market with so much potential.”

Tim Speed will work directly with Sam Sannandeji, Modest Tree’s Chief Technology Innovation Officer. Sam remarked that, “ Modest Tree is thrilled to bring Tim onto the executive team, who will be instrumental in our delivery of leading-technologies to our clients.”

“We are delighted to welcome Tim to our team,” said Emily Smits, CEO of Modest Tree. “His extensive experience and expertise in the technology space make him the ideal person to help us continue to innovate and grow, and to bring our products and services to new heights.”