Dotmatics appoints Michael Swartz as SVP Enterprise Product

Prior to the appointment, Swartz was VP of Software Solutions and Strategy at PerkinElmer Informatics, where he led strategic planning and execution for the company’s product portfolio

Dotmatics, a provider of a cloud-first platform for scientific research, has appointed Michael Swartz to lead its Enterprise Product Strategy and Management functions. The enterprise B2B software company is backed by Insight Partners.

Swartz brings more than 20 years’ experience in scientific software development. Prior to the appointment, Swartz was VP of Software Solutions and Strategy at PerkinElmer Informatics, where he led strategic planning and execution for the company’s product portfolio. He also served as VP of Knowledge Management at CambridgeSoft, a pioneer in the Electronic Lab Notebook market.

At Dotmatics, Swartz will lead the product vision, development and delivery of products and marketing campaigns, while working collaboratively with company leadership to drive growth strategies.

Swartz, SVP Enterprise Product at Dotmatics, commented: “The scientific community has waited a long time for an organisation with the necessary scope and resources to provide easy-to-deploy, end-to-end software solutions for all critical R&D functions. The combination of Dotmatics’ scientific workflow capabilities with industry-leading bioinformatics products like SnapGene and Geneious Prime and biostatistical analysis products like GraphPad Prism provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the scientific research and R&D market.

“Our industry is at a pivotal stage of evolution with scientists requiring increasingly powerful and integrated informatics tools, and companies and research labs requiring a unified approach to data management to accelerate discovery. I am hugely excited to be working with fellow industry leaders at Dotmatics and Insightful Science to improve research and lab efficiency and ultimately help to make the world a healthier, cleaner, and better place to live.”

Thomas Swalla, CEO of Insightful Science, added: “We warmly welcome Michael to Dotmatics and look forward to having his valuable input in the business. His key insight into the market and users, combined with his metrics-driven approach to scalable success, will be instrumental in guiding our product marketing strategies. Attracting industry experts like Michael further endorses the strength of our growth trajectory and confirms our position as the leading cloud-first enterprise informatics solution provider.”

Dotmatics was recently acquired by Insightful Science, joining its portfolio of scientific research and data solutions.