Tom Jackson joins Audatex

Tom has worked within the automotive industry for over 12 years, focussing on digital data software platforms and product transformation. He has extensive experience in managing product portfolios, collaborating with multiple stakeholders for international organisations and leading development teams.

His main role will be to head-up Audatex’s core motor claims insurance portfolio and service offering for the repair industry. He will also manage the overall development and implementation of products. Audatex’s adoption of Agile software development methods is a core focus for Tom whose mission is to ensure the efficient development and launch of new products for customers. This is being utilised currently with updates that will ensure Audatex’s solutions are GDPR-compliant, ahead of the legislation’s introduction in 2018.

He said, ‘The automotive industry is going through an unprecedented and exciting period of change and I’m delighted to join Audatex when it’s at the forefront of this transition. Using Agile will allow us to prioritise efficient and fast product delivery and put the customers’ needs at the heart of what we do.’

David Shepherd, regional managing director of Audatex UKSA, added, ‘I am thrilled that Tom has joined us as chief product owner. Tom will be instrumental to help shape the future of Audatex’s product development in 2018 and beyond using Agile, to ensure Audatex is at the forefront of the industry and a strong market leader.’