Globality, the leading AI-powered digital solution for sourcing services, announced today that it has appointed Matt Malden as Chief Product Officer to lead the company’s Product and Design organization. Malden is a successful executive and entrepreneur, with experience building and scaling enterprise platforms at high-growth, market-leading technology companies.
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Malden, with his track record of driving innovative technology, is joining Globality’s senior leadership team. He will be responsible for evolving the best-in-class, consumer-like interface, which uses cutting-edge AI technology to automate the demand creation, supplier identification, proposal evaluation and statement of work processes.
“This is a unique opportunity to bring my passion for delivering world-class products with unparalleled levels of usability to a new area. I’m excited to lead the Product and Design team to develop and scale Globality’s Platform and to further transform the services sourcing industry,” said Malden.
“Matt is joining us at a pivotal time in our company’s growth. We have built a one-of-a-kind, innovative product, and customers are taking notice with unprecedented interest in our Platform,” said Globality Co-founder and President Lior Delgo. “Matt’s leadership and extensive experience will bring an even stronger voice of the customer to our product development processes.”
Previously, Malden was Chief Product Officer of Elementum, a cloud-based supply chain management company, where he oversaw product management, user experience, engineering and technology operations. He also served as Chief Product Officer of DocuSign during its period of rapid growth and scaling. He helped the electronic signature company refine its product roadmap and drive innovation to meet the needs of consumer, small-business and enterprise customers.
An accomplished innovator with 15 software design patents, Malden started his career as a software developer at Oracle before moving to product management at Siebel Systems. At Siebel, he helped define the CRM market and contributed to one of the great success stories in enterprise application software.
Globality is a Silicon Valley-headquartered technology company co-founded by Joel Hyatt and Lior Delgo to connect global companies with the best suppliers at the right price for any sourcing need across every service category. Through its AI-powered Platform and Smart Sourcing technologies, Globality is bringing digital transformation to the sourcing industry. Globality’s AI digital solution replaces the archaic analog Request for Proposal, efficiently and effectively scoping needs, managing demand, matching companies with outstanding suppliers that meet their specific service needs and cutting the sourcing process from months to hours while delivering savings of 20% or more. In January 2021, Globality raised $138 million from Sienna Capital and the SoftBank Vision Fund, bringing the total investment it has raised since its founding five years ago to $310 million. For more information, visit Globality’s website at www.globality.com.