Concept Searching Announces New Chief Technology Officer

Concept Searching Announces New Chief Technology Officer

Paye to offer strategic oversight and leadership that will drive technology initiatives and future capability development.

McLean, VA, US and Stevenage, UK – 1st August 2016

Concept Searching, the global leader and the only vendor that statistically generates multi-term, conceptual metadata, auto-classification, and taxonomy management software, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Paye to Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. The addition of Paye to Concept Searching’s management team will provide additional depth and experience to handle Concept Searching’s rapid growth and platform requirements.

Paye possesses the unique skill set combining both SharePoint and the Concept Searching technologies, enabling him to provide direction and expertise to continue to build innovative cross industry business solutions. Paye received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Southampton University, his technical background is predominately focused on the Microsoft stack, specifically SQL Server and SharePoint. He began his career providing software to the fulfilment house industry before moving on and working to provide bespoke VOIP solutions within the education sector. Paye has been a leader in the development team for the past three years. During that time, he has developed and incorporated market leading technology features under his expertise and leadership.

Martin Garland, President Concept Searching, commented, “in his three-year tenure at Concept Searching Mike has demonstrated a clarity of thought, innovation, agility, and strong leadership that is evident in the quality of our products and our continued market leadership for metadata generation and auto-classification solutions for SharePoint On-premises, SharePoint Online and Hybrid environments. We are excited to continue building a strong and dynamic team under the leadership of Mike going forward.”

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About Concept Searching
Concept Searching is the industry leader specializing in semantic metadata generation, auto-classification, and taxonomy management. Platform agnostic, Concept Searching also has a Microsoft Gold Application Development competency, and offers a complete suite of SharePoint and Office 365 solutions. The award winning technologies integrated with Concept Searching’s Smart Content Framework™ encompass the entire portfolio of unstructured information assets in on-premises, cloud, or hybrid environments. Clients have deployed the intelligent metadata enabled solutions to improve search, records management, identification and protection of privacy data, migration, text analytics, eDiscovery, and enterprise social networking applications.

Concept Searching is headquartered in the US with offices in the UK, Canada and South Africa. For more information about Concept Searching’s solutions and technologies visit and our Blog, and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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