Kalispell-based software program development corporation ExcelliMatrix desires Montana organizations to have got admission to the identical generation advantages and tools loved through those in the biggest metropolitan areas.
“ExcelliMatrix is inside the business of supplying our customers with the pleasant possible era consulting we can, for their precise state of affairs,” founder Leland Johnson stated. “And every consumer has a special state of affairs.”
ExcelliMatrix, with three greater offices in Bozeman, India and the Czech Republic, offers e-commerce answers and corporation software for groups that want extra than off-the-shelf software, but aren’t big sufficient to have an in-house development crew.
“It can be their database structures, writing an internet app, developing a cellular app — it may be something that they require while their structures aren’t meeting their boom desires,” Donna Johnson, spouse of Leland Johnson, said.
Leland Johnson commenced ExcelliMatrix in 2013. He is a famous call inside the Flathead Valley business network after serving as vice president of National Flood Services in Kalispell from 2002 to 2011. He’s also controlled tech tasks all through the united states of america.
“After spending more than one many years growing and constructing my profession in corporate America, and in particular operating inside the Fortune 500 network, I got here to realize that large organizations have many remarkable humans, however those same organizations are by definition designed and targeted on profits and income first, patron pleasure and relationships 2d,” Johnson stated. “I wanted ExcelliMatrix to be different. I wanted our primary objective to be building robust and long-lasting relationships.”
Nathan Mayer, head of ExcelliMatrix enterprise improvement, stated he moved to the Flathead seven years in the past from Seattle and labored for an out-of-kingdom organization “due to the fact I couldn’t find anything that turned into a high-quality suit.
“But I met Leland and his genius got here via. If there were all people inside the valley I wanted to paintings for, it was this man,” Mayer said.
Johnson is likewise embedded with the biggest client of ExcelliMatrix as leader operating officer for Wildfire Defense Systems in Bozeman. ExcelliMatrix developers built a cell application for insurance subject agents traveling property proprietors after wildfires or scouting websites for wildfire potential. Before the groups joined forces, Wildfire Defense Systems dealers took notes in the subject, then had to go back to the workplace to document observations and cargo records.
“Our cell utility has locating services to take them precisely to that area — there’s no road signs and symptoms or something after a fire — and they could enter the notes at the belongings into the gadget,” Mayer stated. “They’ve been capable of increasing the variety of visits they are able to do in a day. Everything could be very organized as a way as what’s on their plate.”
Mayer stated he is searching for greater clients in Montana “the old-fashioned way. Hitting the pavement, networking. Our pals at MWED (Montana West Economic Development) and the Chamber had been outstanding for purchasing us related,” he stated.
ExcelliMatrix moved into the previous Montana West Economic Development office at 314 Main St. At this factor, the Kalispell institution is comprised of Mayer, General Manager Andrew Escalante, Systems Administrator Michael Gregory, and Office Administrator Donna Johnson, who also runs Builder Creek Realty.
The Bozeman crew numbers seven. More than 20 humans paintings for ExcelliMatrix inside the Delhi, India, office, and Johnson has been operating on opening the Prague office.
ExcelliMatrix reaches across the ocean to get entry to the extent of skilled tech people it needs. It’s now not that there are not any gifted developers in Montana, Mayer stated, however, they couldn’t be hired within the numbers needed to create vast IT infrastructures or to support the tech-help promises ExcelliMatrix makes to its clients.
“In Montana, it is able to be hard to find nearby software development sources,” he said. “There are simplest approximately seventy-five graduates within the kingdom each yr in computer technology. Often humans will wait for six months to locate the right individual, carry them in from out of state; they show up for the summer time and depart after the primary wintry weather. It can cause complications.”
ExcelliMatrix is likewise striving for geo-redundancy with the aid of offering tech aid in time zones across the world.
“Leland is continually making sure we’ve got backup options for the viability of clients and their projects,” Mayer stated.
Though ExcelliMatrix has customers at some point of the USA and is hoping to extend into Europe as soon as its Prague workplace is up and jogging, “our real price is in assisting organization-degree and mid-marketplace corporations,” Escalante stated. “Those might be taken into consideration some of the larger operations in Montana.”
Mayer stated ExcelliMatrix is specific among Montana agencies.