Relay Bolsters Management Team With Addition of Graham Barry as CTO

Long Time Microsoft Software Architect to Head Relay Engineering and Product Management

19087, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES

RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Relay (, a technology company that connects trusted brands to their customers on a private, mobile communication network, announced today that Graham Barry is joining the company as its Chief Technology Officer. In this capacity, he will oversee all aspects of the software development lifecycle, including product design and architecture, user experience, software development, and testing.

A proven software engineering leader and long-time technical architect, Graham comes to Relay from Savana, where he served as Executive Vice President of Product Engineering. Prior to that, he spent thirteen years at Microsoft, where he was a Lead Program Manager on the Visual Studio Product Team and Lead Architect on many large-scale financial services implementations in the Microsoft Enterprise Sector.

"Graham's addition to the team will help push our business to a new level," says Relay's CEO and co-founder, Matt Gillin. "His unique combination of technical knowledge and business savvy will help further the Relay mission, while his strong leadership skills and can-do attitude also make him a great cultural fit. "

Graham's hire comes at a time of significant growth for Relay. The company has recently increased the size of its workforce, doubled its office space and raised additional capital. Graham's presence will further support the company's plans to change the way in which businesses and their customers communicate by delivering innovative functionality marked by an exceptional user experience.

About Relay

Relay is a technology company that connects trusted brands with people through direct mobile communication so they can effortlessly get stuff done. We help businesses and organizations get and keep more customers by making it easy for people to interact with them. When brands and people connect on Relay, they're brought together on a private communication network designed for action. Over 1 million people every month use Relay to connect with companies within healthcare, financial services, insurance, energy, travel and hospitality, and more.

Headquartered in greater Philadelphia, PA, Relay is backed by NewSpring Capital and First Round Capital. For more information, visit or connect with Relay on Facebook and on Twitter at @Relayit. Relay, Relay Wire, and Wire are trademarks and service marks of Relay Network, LLC.


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