March 20, 2018: Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL), a leader in Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), is pleased to announce that Steve Chase is joining the company as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This appointment is effective immediately and concludes a search process conducted by ATL’s executive leadership team.
As CEO, Steve will oversee ATL’s ambitious near and long-term growth plans. These include expanding into a broader array of industry markets and building a strategic partner network that will extend ATL’s reach in the US, along with breaking new ground internationally. In addition, the company will leverage Steve’s strong background in selling and supporting cloud-based technology solutions to enhance ATL’s rapidly growing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business and increase ATL’s market share of LIMS deployments in the SaaS space.
Steve’s responsibilities will focus on developing and implementing business strategies that are profitable and support the company’s long term vision. His understanding of corporate finance and performance management principles will prove valuable as he adds a layer of rigor to ATL’s fiscal and operational processes. All functional groups at ATL, including Administration, Product Development, Support, Project Management, and Sales & Marketing, will report to Steve.
“ATL’s reputation as a LIMS leader is well-established and well-deserved”, said Chase. “ATL has built a sound business based on proven technology, outstanding customer service, and a solutions roadmap that will keep it in a leadership position for the foreseeable future. I can’t think of a better time to join the organization and I look forward to contributing my knowledge and skills to ensure the company continues with its amazing growth.”
Steve’s extensive experience will help grow and drive the organization’s cloud computing business, establish new lines of business to complement ATL’s core LIMS products, and build strategic sales and delivery channel models to extend ATL’s reach throughout North America and internationally. In addition, Steve’s insight, business acumen and strong people skills make him a very effective leader.
“We are excited to have Steve join ATL as CEO. The things he’s achieved over the past two and half decades are very impressive and I am confident that the company will continue to grow remarkably under his leadership”, said Dr. Christine Paszko, Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
ATL, headquartered in West End, NC, provides laboratory data management solutions to a variety of industries from analytical, environmental, food & beverage, water and wastewater, chemical, government, public health, clinical testing and manufacturing. ATL’s LIMS products are installed in over 575 laboratories around the world and supported by a steadfast commitment to excellence in product quality, support and training.