Scott Opitz

Chief Technology and Product Officer

Scott Opitz is Chief Technology and Product Officer, responsible for overseeing ABBYY’s research and development (R&D) investments. He also leads the strategy, development, and execution of the company’s product and innovation efforts based in Europe and the US. He joined ABBYY with the acquisition of TimelinePI, for which he was co-founder, President, and CEO from its inception. In this role, he oversaw the integration of TimelinePI’s process intelligence products (now ABBYY Timeline) into ABBYY’s worldwide sales and distribution channels.

A 30-year veteran of the computer industry, Scott has founded and built companies in the application integration, business process management, and business intelligence spaces. Scott founded and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Altosoft Corporation, a business intelligence software company that was ultimately acquired by Kofax. Following the acquisition of Altosoft, Scott served as Senior Vice President & General Manager for Analytics.

In previous positions, Scott served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Marketing & Business Development for webMethods (now Software AG), where he was responsible for webMethods’ marketing, business development, and strategic product planning. He joined webMethods as a result of its acquisition of IntelliFrame Corporation, a provider of data integration products and the InVista integrated workflow and BPM platform that he co-founded. Scott has also held numerous executive-level positions in technology, marketing and business development roles for public and private companies. Additionally, he is a named inventor of 13 patents and patent applications relating to process intelligence technologies. Opitz resides in Pennsylvania.