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ABBYY’s SVP, Global Licensing Inducted into AIIM Company of Fellows

May 10, 2016

Joe Budelli Now a Lifetime Member of Enterprise Content Management Industry’s ‘Hall of Fame’

ABBYY®, a leading provider of technologies and solutions to action information, today announced the election of its North American Headquarters Senior Vice President of Global Licensing, Joe Budelli, to the Association of Information and Image Management (AIIM) Company of Fellows.

Established in 1963, the AIIM Company of Fellows honors members for their outstanding contributions to the enterprise content management (ECM) industry. Among his contributions to AIIM and the ECM industry, Budelli was singled out for his service on the North American Trade Member Chairman Council and also for his role on the AIIM International Board of Directors (2009-2011).

“Joe’s honors are numerous and include receiving the AIIM Distinguished Service Award in 2012,” said John Mancini, president of AIIM International. “AIIM relies on members like Joe to drive meaningful change and lead our industry successfully through periods of disruptive change like the current digital transformation in the workplace.”

At its annual conference on April 28, 2016, AIIM inducted to its Company of Fellows ABBYY’s Budelli; Timothy Elmore, CIO, Bank-Fund Staff Federal Credit Union; Brian Tuemmler, information governance program architect, Nuix; and Anne Tulek, former board member, president and CEO, Access Sciences.

AIIM Company of Fellows eligibility requirements include:

  • demonstrated noteworthy contributions to the ECM industry over the immediately preceding five years
  • good character and reputation, and
  • one of the following: 
    • professional membership for at least five continuous years prior to nomination
    • service as a chair of the board of directors.

“Honorees are known for their unselfish service to assist the growth of AIIM on both a national and international basis,” said ABBYY NAHQ President and CEO Dean Tang. “We couldn’t be prouder of Joe for his contributions to our industry, and for his 15 years of distinguished service to ABBYY.”

As Senior VP of Global Licensing at ABBYY NAHQ, Budelli has leadership responsibilities for major global relationships with strategic partners that include Epson, Fujitsu, Fuji-Xerox, Kofax (acquired by Lexmark), Konica Minolta, Kyocera, Panasonic, and Ricoh.

More information about the AIIM Company of Fellows may be found here.

ABBYY is a leading global provider of technologies and solutions that help businesses to action information. The company sets the standard in content capture, automated recognition and innovative language-based technologies that integrate across the information lifecycle. ABBYY technologies are used and licensed by some of the largest international enterprises and government organizations, as well as SMBs and individuals. The company maintains offices in Australia, Canada, Cyprus, France, Germany, Japan, Spain, Taiwan, UAE, the UK, Ukraine, and the United States. For more information, see Key Facts.

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