ATLANTA, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Software®, a leading systems integrator to the AEC, construction and manufacturing industries, today announced that Clay Smith has joined the company as its chief operating officer. Smith offers nearly two decades of executive experience leading manufacturing, sales, engineering and software development organizations from start-up through high-growth transitions.
Prior to joining Applied Software, Smith was vice president, BEM Software Solutions, at Southwire, Inc.
"With his excellent track record of leading high-growth construction industry companies, Clay is uniquely qualified to help guide our next phase of growth and is a welcome addition to our executive team," said Richard Burroughs, president of Applied Software. "Clay has guided companies in aggressively seeking continuous improvement and successfully leveraging new business opportunities presented as part of the changing nature of the construction industry."
Smith is a former U.S. Army Aviation Officer and holds a bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
About Applied Software
Applied Software is a premier, full-service systems integrator firm serving the AEC and manufacturing industries, as well as a leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) services provider. Applied Software is providing delivery and support in North America for construction field solutions in partnership with Autodesk's leading resellers. Since 1982, the firm has helped more than 5,000 clients achieve high-performance and competitive advantage through its broad range of world-class solutions and services that extend to 2D and 3D design software, integration expertise, analysis, problem resolution, training and education, mentoring and more. Applied Software further distinguishes itself with the depth of real-world experience of its developers and service professionals. Over the years, the firm has received numerous industry recognitions, including being honored multiple times by Autodesk as a Platinum Club award winner. For more information on Applied Software's solutions and services, please visit www.asti.com.
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