Nick Samuels Matterport
Nick Samuels, strategic operational director, said increased penetration across Europe and operating multiple service lines are core focuses for Matterport

Matterport expands EMEA team to support growth strategy

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Nicola Byrne

The 3D capture technology and data company has welcomed Nick Samuels as strategic operational director to support its expansion across Europe.

Samuels joins Matterport from investment company Property Hub where he was sales and growth manager. He previously spent 14 years at residential agency Foxton, where has was head of property services before becoming operations director and head of expansion.

Matterport’s EMEA hiring spree also included:

  • Espen Roisland, business development director, who joins from cloud technology company Appirio where he was head of Google sales. Previously, he has been building out enterprise business for companies including Oracle, Google, HP and Forrester Research
  • Ross Macdonald, who is taking on the role of sales manager after eight years at information technology provider SoftwareOne, where he was sales leader
  • Louise O’Grady, sales operations manager, joins from Seatgeek, the mobile ticketing marketplace, where she was sales operations manager. Before that she spent five years at Amazon in similar roles
  • Remi le Roy will be Matterport’s French-speaking sales associate, bringing his experience as French account manager at air treatment provider Munters

James Morris-Manual, managing director and EMEA vice president at Matterport, said: “This year has been a pivotal year for Matterport, with the hire of RJ Pittman as CEO, subsequent fundraising and the advancement of Matterport’s AI and cloud technology. The changing landscape of the company has led to a widening growth trajectory and as such we have hired a diverse range of best-in-class individuals to support our growing European presence.

“Nick’s expertise will streamline our strategic business growth, bringing his wealth of experience to the Matterport team.”

Nick Samuels commented: “Matterport is an extremely exciting tech company growing AI, AR and cloud integration technology, as it becomes the standard for 3D captures. Increased penetration across Europe as well as operating across multiple service lines including real estate, architecture, engineering, construction, travel and hospitality and insurance are a core focus for Matterport.”

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