Concept Searching Expands Executive Team

Concept Searching Expands Executive Team

Concept Searching Welcomes Industry Veteran Robert Piddocke as Vice President of Channel and Business Development

McLean, VA, US and Stevenage, UK – 26th April 2017

Concept Searching, the global leader in multi-term metadata generation, auto-classification, and taxonomy management software, and developer of the Smart Content Framework™, has hired seasoned software veteran Robert Piddocke as its Vice President of Channel and Business Development.

The addition of Piddocke to Concept Searching’s management team will provide additional depth and experience to enable Concept Searching’s continuous growth, leveraging his extensive Microsoft product knowledge and information management understanding.

“We are delighted to have someone of Robert’s background and expertise joining our team. Robert possesses a highly valuable combination of technical and sales experience that will continue to build Concept Searching’s reputation,” said Martin Garland, President of Concept Searching. “The addition of Robert to the team illustrates our commitment to invest in our continued growth. His exceptional track record of success will help us meet our aggressive growth projections,” he concluded.

Piddocke comes to Concept Searching with over fifteen years of business development experience, and has successfully delivered top-performing sales results for a variety of companies in the software industry. Prior to Concept Searching, Piddocke served in senior management positions at Collabware, AvePoint, and Surfray, where he was responsible for sales, client relationships, and technical support.

“I am very excited about joining the Concept Searching team and adding to their already stellar success,” commented Robert Piddocke. “My career has been a journey on the road of information retrieval, management, and governance that has led me to a company that truly understands the solution to making sense of our ever expanding world of information. It is very rewarding to become a part of Concept Searching. I am looking forward to contributing to Concept Searching’s ongoing success and ability to provide solutions to the market that make information more valuable and everyone’s job a little easier.”

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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