ObservePoint Pleased to Announce New VP of Engineering Harold Madsen

May 22, 2018 Jack Vawdrey

SILICON SLOPES, Utah — May 15, 2018 — ObservePoint, the premier provider of automated data governance, tag auditing and GDPR compliance solutions is pleased to announce their new VP of Engineering Harold Madsen.

Harold brings more than 20 years experience to his new position with ObservePoint, having previously led development and engineering teams and projects at Novell, ApexConnex, Collabratus, and, most recently, Ancestry.com where he managed the building of several of Ancestry’s core offerings for more than nine years.

“Harold was interviewed by the executive team, board and many in the engineering team before being selected. While numerous candidates were interviewed, he quickly emerged as the right one for the job and I’m very excited about him joining the team, ” said Rob Seolas, CEO of ObservePoint.

Madsen will assume responsibility for the creation, delivery and maintenance of the ObservePoint product. Madsen will work closely with ObservePoint’s product, engineering, QA, operations and executive teams to ensure that all the ObservePoint trains run on time and as efficiently as possible.

“Harold is one of only two managers I’ve had in my career that really exemplify the qualities of leadership and caring for his people. Working for and with Harold is a pleasure. Watching how he handles difficult situations is an inspiration and I’m taking notes,” said John Bickerstaff, Principal Engineer at Ancestry.com

Madsen brings the expertise and track-record of a successful leader, along with the hands-on business experience of a seasoned engineering executive. His strong combination of technical skills, past experience and Leader-Leader management style promises to be an important addition to the ObservePoint team.

About ObservePoint

ObservePoint empowers data-informed companies to trust their data and better serve their customers through the application of best practices in web tag auditing.

Founded in 2007 by  John Pestana  and  Rob Seolas, ObservePoint pioneered automated web and app analytics auditing. ObservePoint’s patented  WebAssurance™  and  AppAssurance™  technologies audit millions of pages and mobile apps every month to report data loss, inflation and leakage to web analytics managers and stakeholders of the world’s leading enterprise companies.

ObservePoint’s Data Quality Assurance solution ensures that customer data is accurately collected, utilized, and safeguarded, giving your organization the confidence to make better decisions based on better data.

For more information visit www.observepoint.com. Follow ObservePoint on  Twitter,  LinkedIn, and  Facebook.

About the Author

Jack Vawdrey

A former student and present enthusiast of the humanities, Jack Vawdrey uses his love of language to explore the role of marketing and analytics technology in business. Jack joined the ObservePoint marketing team in August 2016 and serves as Managing Editor. Adamant about automation, Jack writes to educate the analytics and marketing community about the role of tag auditing and data governance in the enterprise.

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