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.