Press Release | January 11, 2016
MetaCommunications Expands Global Reach With New Austin Sales Office
Industry-Leading Productivity Software Maker Looks To Accelerate Growth With Texas Presence
Austin, TX – Jan 11, 2016. MetaCommunications Inc. (“Meta”), a leader in productivity and workflow software for creative and marketing teams, is pleased to announce the opening of its new sales office in Austin, Texas. Meta currently has its headquarters in Iowa City, Iowa, a research satellite in Prague and Saint Petersburg and a customer support team in New York City. Meta’s flagship product, Workgroups DaVinci, is an award-winning all-in-one software solution used by thousands of the world’s leading brands.
“With its thriving tech scene and well-known creative culture, Austin is a great place for us to be. We’re thrilled to be joining the likes of Google, Apple and Facebook by putting down roots here and we’re excited to be bringing great local talent on board,” says Bob Long, CEO of Meta.
Headed by Chief Revenue Officer Chris Turnley, the Austin office will focus on accelerating Meta’s growth in the productivity and workflow software vertical of the $32B marketing technology space. The company expects to hire five Austin-based employees by the end of February and expand the office to 10 by the end of the year.
“Austin boasts a significant breadth and depth of sales, marketing and SaaS talent, which makes it a perfect location for Meta to establish a world-class growth team. Everything about Austin makes it attractive and we look forward to being a vibrant and active part of its growing tech community,” says Turnley.
The opening of the Austin office is another milestone in what has been a very exciting six months for Meta. In September 2015, the company closed an $8M Series A round of funding led by Next Level Ventures.