inMotionNow Continues Expansion, Adding Series B Funding and New CEO, Ben Hartmere
Research Triangle Park NC, May 02, 2013 – inMotionNow, a leading provider of workflow automation solutions for enterprise creative departments, announced today that it has closed Series B venture funding from existing investor Madison River Ventures. In conjunction with the most recent round of investment, inMotionNow also announced that Ben Hartmere has been named President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hartmere will also serve as a director on the company’s board. Founder Rob Munz will remain a director on the company’s board and serve in a new capacity as Chief Product Officer.
“We are very excited to have Ben Hartmere join inMotionNow,” Munz said. “Ben’s extensive operations and business development experience, specifically in leading enterprise automation projects, was a perfect fit. He brings a highly developed management and team building skill set. It will be terrific to have his full engagement with his added energy, experience and perspective leading our team. In addition, the new investment allows us to leverage our market lead in workflow automation for creative departments and continue to grow our team.”
Hartmere has over 12 years of business development and executive management experience delivering enterprise-level software platforms and related services. He holds an MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler. Prior to joining inMotionnNow, Hartmere served as Vice President of Business Development for FileONE, a North Carolina-based enterprise technology and services provider focusing on U.S. Secretary of State business services. Hartmere led the company through a successful acquisition in 2007 by Elections Systems & Software, the industry’s leading provider of voter tabulation and voter registration services. Most recently, Hartmere led the development of the company’s Software as a Service (SaaS) platform. Additionally, Hartmere led the creation of a value-added services department, which drove multi-million dollar savings and new revenue achievements.
“I am honored and delighted to lead inMotionNow into our next phase of growth,” said Hartmere. “With the technology and talent already in place, we will focus on continuing to partner with customers like The Walt Disney Companies, Oakley, Pandora, AMC Television, Lowe’s, NASDAQ, Staples, and DuPont.” Hartmere added, “Given the significant value our inMotionNow suite of workflow solutions has for enterprise creative departments, we will continue to develop the tools they need to deliver superior quality across all of their web, print, advertising, and video projects with lower cost, less effort, and faster time to market.”
inMotionNow is a leading provider of creative department workflow solutions, facilitating efficiency and productivity from project kickoff to final approval. The company’s flagship SaaS product, the inMotion Workflow Automation application for enterprise creatives, enables companies to manage and track their print, video, and interactive projects in a centralized, online environment. inMotion reviewers can access and markup content online and deliver approval back in minutes, from any internet-enabled device or through the inMotion app for iPhone and iPad.