MagikMinds Accelerates Growth with New CEO

CHICAGO, IL, July 22, 2016 ─ MagikMinds announced today that it has appointed Dave Harris as chief executive officer, effective July 22, 2016. MagikMinds, with 80 employees globally, provides geospatial products and services to utility and telecommunications companies throughout the world.

“I am honored to have been selected to lead MagikMinds through its next stage of growth and expansion into new markets and product areas,” said Harris. “We have a long history of working together as partners and I am impressed with MagikMinds’ exemplary record for delivery and customer service. I see tremendous potential for MagikMinds to expand its footprint in the utilities and telecom space with innovative product and service offerings.”

Harris’ appointment is a key part of MagikMinds’ strategy to grow its presence globally and strengthen its focus on GE Grid Solutions products. Harris will lead MagikMinds from Denver, Colorado. With dedicated executive and sales leadership in place, MagikMinds expects to increase revenue both in the US and other key territories.

“Dave brings a wealth of product, operations, and business development experience that will accelerate MagikMinds’ growth and unify our offerings to customers across the globe,” said Chaitanya Challa, Director at MagikMinds. “Dave is unique in his ability to translate vision and strategy into execution, bringing global teams together to drive results. We are excited to welcome him to MagikMinds.”

Harris has worked in the geospatial industry for 21 years. Prior to joining MagikMinds, he served as Senior Vice President for Ubisense, Inc., growing annual revenue by 18 million USD during his tenure. Harris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Florida State University and a Masters of Geography from Florida Atlantic University.

About MagikMinds
MagikMinds drives operational efficiency and service excellence through advanced web and mobile geospatial solutions for customers in the electric, gas, water, and telecom industries. Its unique delivery model enables customers to take advantage of high value enterprise solutions both quickly and affordably. As an authorized GE Grid Solutions Partner, MagikMinds is helping large enterprises like BG&E, PPL, Airtel, Tata Communications, Mahanagar Gas, Tata Power, and many others to realize the power of GIS. MagikMinds was founded in 2010 and has offices in the USA, India, and Australia. For more information, visit


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