Perception Software appoints Scott Harger as chief technology officer

AUSTIN, Texas—August 27, 2014 Perception Software announced this week Scott Harger will join the executive team as chief technology officer and vice president of engineering. Harger’s extensive experience in the enterprise software space, most recently with Initiate Systems, acquired by IBM (NYSE:IBM), puts his expertise in high demand. Harger will be focused on pushing out the next generation of product data discovery, navigation and publishing solutions for the cloud and mobile platforms.

“I am impressed with Perception’s track record of exceptional products and delighted customers, Harger said. “I am eager to help the team expand its technical opportunities and deliver an enhanced customer experience with its enterprise software solutions.”

 Prior to joining Perception, Harger was an architect in the IBM information management development organization. He most recently focused on next generation cloud products. He has also served as solution architect in the IBM growth markets based out of Sydney, Australia. Before joining IBM, Harger was product architect at Initiate Systems during a period of rapid growth.

 “Harger is a seasoned software architect and trusted advisor who will bring considerable knowledge and value to our team, Darryl Worsham, Perception’s chief executive officer said. “I look forward to partnering with him to enhance Perception’s enterprise software solutions. Scott was clearly the right choice to help us capitalize on our market opportunities.”

About Perception Software

Perception Software’s mission is to make manufacturers more productive by delivering navigation solutions to product and support decision-makers, helping them design, build and support great products. Perception is a team of innovators bringing the power of product navigation with an Amazon-like experience for engineering, supply chain and operations communities.  For more information about Perception and Encompass, visit


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