MRP Announces New CEO

March 11, 2021 | Blog, Press Releases

Scott Matthews Appointed Chief Executive Officer

PHILADELPHIA – March 11, 2021 — MRP Prelytix™, the only enterprise-class predictive ABM platform, today announced Scott Matthews’ appointment as CEO for MRP. Scott succeeds Kevin Cunningham, co-founder of MRP, who is stepping down after leading the organization for nearly 19 years. Scott will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer, Seamus Keating, of the parent company First Derivatives PLC (AIM: FDP.L, Euronext Growth: FDP.I).

Scott is a technology industry veteran with a clear vision toward platform excellence, organizational success, and revenue growth. Recently, as the CEO of CrowdTwist, a leading SaaS-based customer loyalty platform, he innovated the concept of loyalty as a person-based behavior that can be modeled using predictive analytics and actioned using communication tools. These innovations drove increased customer value that resulted in revenue traction and acquisition by Oracle (NYSE:ORCL). Before CrowdTwist, Scott founded Webcollage, a content syndication platform, and architected its’ acquisition by Answers.com, and then was General Manager and CEO over four standalone marketing services companies that Answers acquired.

Kevin will stay on board for several months to ensure a successful transition. “It’s been a thrilling experience to lead MRP over these last 19 years,” said Kevin Cunningham, Co-Founder of MRP. “I’m proud to have overseen our growth from a startup to a global company that now operates 1,000 ABM engines, across six continents and 20 languages, for some of the largest companies and most sophisticated marketers in the world. Scott has the right experience to continue the growth of MRP Prelytix and continue to deliver superior value to our clients.”

“MRP has amazing clients, a clear vision to provide value to them, and a platform and organization that are unparalleled in the B2B marketing industry.” Said Scott Matthews. “I’m excited to take on this role because MRP is well-positioned not only to be a leader in enterprise-focused ABM but also to pave the way to what truly personalized and orchestrated experiences should look like in the B2B environment. In the coming months, we will make many announcements of investments that will further distance our platform leadership role and new ways to drive value for our clients.”

About MRP

MRP Prelytix™ is the only enterprise-class predictive ABM platform. For organizations that serve multiple partners, lines of business, geographies, or industries, MRP Prelytix is the only ABM platform to empower sales and marketing teams to simplify their environment’s complexity and produce measurable and high-performance conversion, pipeline velocity, and closed revenue. Applying the industry’s only real-time predictive analytics and data management, we fuel 1,000 ABM programs across six continents to coordinate, execute, and optimize their ABM programs using eight channels, produced in 20 languages. Powered by Kx, Prelytix sits on top of the fastest streaming analytics database in the world. For more information visit: www.mrpfd.com

About KX

KX, a global leader in real time streaming analytics, is part of First Derivatives plc, a global technology provider with 20 years of experience working with some of the world’s largest finance, technology, automotive, manufacturing and energy institutions. KX Streaming Analytics, built on the kdb+ time-series database, is an industry leading high-performance, in-memory computing, streaming analytics and operational intelligence platform. It delivers the best possible performance and flexibility for high-volume, data-intensive analytics and applications across multiple industries. The Group operates from 14 offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific and employs more than 2,500 people worldwide.

For more information about Kx, please visit www.kx.com. For general inquiries, write to info@kx.com.
Kx and MRP are subsidiaries of First Derivatives plc (FD), a global software and consulting service supplier. The Group operates from 15 offices across Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific, including its headquarters in Newry, and employs more than 2,400 people worldwide.

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Contact:
Jennifer Golden
jgolden@mrpfd.com

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