Arshad Matin

Member, Board of Directors


Arshad Matin has been the President, CEO and a board member of Paradigm Ltd. since his appointment in May 2013. Paradigm was acquired by Apax Partners in 2012 for $1 billion and is a leading developer of software solutions to the global oil and gas industry. From January 2012 to April 2013, Mr. Matin was Executive Vice President of IHS Inc., a NYSE-traded company that is a leading global source of information and analytics where he was responsible for lines of businesses accounting for over $1.5 billion in revenues and managed over 4,500 colleagues.

Mr. Matin joined IHS through the acquisition of Seismic Micro-Technology, Inc. (“SMT”), a global leader in the geology and geophysics software market. He joined SMT in July 2007 and was the president, CEO and a board member. Under his leadership, the company enjoyed unprecedented growth in revenues and profits expanding into new geographies and market segments.

Before joining SMT, Mr. Matin was general manager of an enterprise security business unit at Symantec Corporation which he joined in January 2006 upon the company's acquisition of BindView Corporation and remained until July 2007. BindView was a global provider of agent-less IT security compliance software. Mr. Matin took over as president and COO of BindView in 2004, and was responsible for products, sales, marketing, corporate development and services functions. Prior to BindView, Mr. Matin was a partner at the Houston office of McKinsey & Company from 1995 to 2004, where he served clients in both the technology and energy industries. He started his career as software developer for Oregon-based Mentor Graphics Corporation. Mr. Matin earned an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School, a MS in computer engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, and a BE in electrical engineering from Regional Engineering College in India. Mr. Matin brings extensive experience managing and advising public and private high-technology companies.

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