Software and services company Signet Accel has appointed Dr. Philip Payne to its executive team as Chief Science Officer (CSO). As one of the company’s co-founders and creators of its flagship product Avec, a federated data integration platform, Dr. Payne will lead product development, support clients in solution strategy and development, and direct ongoing thought leadership, said the company in a statement.

Dr. Payne is also professor and director, Institute for Informatics, at the Washington University School of Medicine.

[Image courtesy: Signet Accel]