Factora appoints Brent Seely to the position of Chief Innovation Officer and Raj Jakhete to Vice President, Professional Services

June 28, 2018 – Factora Solutions announces today the appointment of Brent Seely to the newly created position of chief innovation officer and Raj Jakhete to the post of vice president, professional services.

The new position reflects Factora’s resolute commitment to providing customers with a wellspring of innovative solutions in the fields of IIoT, Augmented Reality, Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics.

“Innovation and service excellence are borne out of people who are committed, driven and eager to lead others,” says Charles A. Horth, CEO of Factora. “Brent and Raj have demonstrated these characteristics throughout their respective careers. We are confident that with their leadership we will continue to expand our culture in these two important areas.”

A founding member of the Factora team, Brent has enjoyed a record of success in the area of professional services improving the efficiency and competitiveness of Factora clients through technologies and solutions in User Experience, Analytics, use of the Cloud and Augmented and Virtual Reality.



With Factora since November 2017, Jakhete has quickly demonstrated contributions in the areas of service expansion, customer growth and sales and marketing. An accomplished IT leader with global experience, Jakhete will lead the Factora Professional Services team and its full lifecycle, Industry 4.0 services including visioning, strategic road mapping, program/project management, development, testing, support and continuous improvement.


“We’re proud to have positioned Factora as a world-class systems integrator in the areas of Manufacturing Executive Systems, Manufacturing Operations Management and IIoT,” says Horth. “We’ve achieved this thanks to our talented and hardworking people and corporate culture. Raj and Brent, like our entire Factora family of consultants and staff, are important actors in this vision and mission. We congratulate them for their hard work and contributions to our performance.”

The appointments are effective immediately.

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