Vix Technology Appoints New Head of Engineering and Delivery
25 March 2019, UK
Former Bankwest CTO Sean Langton joins to lead deployment of next generation software
25 MARCH 2019, PERTH, AUSTRALIA – Vix Technology, a global leader in transport ticketing and payment solutions, today announced the appointment of industry executive Sean Langton as Executive General Manager, Engineering and Delivery. Tasked with delivering Vix’s next generation of account based ticketing and payment products, Langton will be based in Perth, one of Vix Technology’s three global engineering centres, alongside Cambridge, UK and Besançon, France.
Vix Technology CEO Shane Quinn said; “Sean’s technical background in software engineering and architecture, along with his track record for creating high performing teams with a strong customer focus, make him ideal for this role. He will be leading a fantastic group of engineers across the globe, strengthening the leadership team, and continuing to build our product portfolio.”
Langton commented; “Vix is a world class technology company, building leading edge products for a global customer base, and processing billions of transactions every year. In an industry facing significant change, there is a lot of innovation taking place in ticketing. Vix’s product vision and strategy places it at the heart of this change, and makes this an incredibly exciting opportunity. It’s a great time to be joining Vix.”
Langton was previously Chief Technology Officer at Bankwest, an Australian full-service bank based in Perth. He has been in the IT sector for 25 years, primarily in Financial Services, starting his career in London working for companies such as ING, Prudential and DuPont.
About Vix Technology
Vix Technology has been designing, delivering, operating and maintaining some of the world’s leading transit ticketing systems for the past 30 years. With innovative smart booking, ticketing and secure payment systems, Vix has helped make public transport more accessible and more cost effective to operate. Vix has customers in 200 cities across the globe and is passionate about providing a better customer journey for passengers.
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