UiPath Opens First U.S. Development Center in Bellevue, Wash.

Company appoints former Microsoft executive as chief product officer to lead global product teams and drive better, automation-enabled business processes

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UiPath, the leading enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, today announced the opening of a new product development center in Bellevue, Washington. Param Kahlon, who previously held senior managerial roles at Microsoft (MSFT) and SAP Labs (SAP), has been appointed as chief product officer and will lead the product teams in Bellevue, Bangalore and Bucharest, as they chart the course for better, automation-enabled business processes.

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Param Kahlon, chief product officer, UiPath (Photo: Business Wire)

Param Kahlon, chief product officer, UiPath (Photo: Business Wire)

Kahlon most recently ran the development teams for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales and Customer Service applications. There, he played a pivotal role building the cloud business for Dynamics 365, growing the revenue multiple times over the last few years. Prior to Microsoft, Kahlon held leadership roles for product management at SAP and Siebel/Oracle. He possesses deep domain knowledge of enterprise business applications software in areas such as contact center, sales, order management, asset management and analytics.

“I am passionate about helping enterprises execute core operational processes as seamlessly and as efficiently as possible,” said Kahlon. “Automation presents a huge opportunity for businesses to scale operations and deliver best-in-class results across departments spanning finance and accounting, human resources, customer service, and sales and marketing. I am eager to help organizations take advantage of this opportunity by enhancing UiPath’s already robust platform with new capabilities and making it as simple as possible for companies to implement the solution into their existing workflows.”

The Bellevue office will focus on adding AI capabilities to the UiPath platform. Because the UiPath platform is built on Microsoft .NET components, the center’s proximity to the Microsoft headquarters and Microsoft’s development community is a critical advantage – particularly as Microsoft continues to concentrate on AI.

“We are extremely excited to open the Bellevue development center,” said Daniel Dines, CEO, UiPath. “As we prepare for the next stage of growth for our company, access to AI talent and innovation is essential. Param’s deep expertise with enterprise software, coupled with his impressive network of key stakeholders in the industry cultivated during his time at Microsoft and SAP, make him an incredible asset for us. The Bellevue team will be a critical driver of next-gen business processes as it sets us on the path to AI.”

UiPath’s Bellevue development center is the latest in a string of new operations in cities including Amsterdam, Houston, Munich, Paris, Seoul and Washington D.C. The company now employs more than 590 professionals across 14 countries, and plans to increase its employee count by 65 percent by June 2018. For more information about the Bellevue office and career opportunities, please visit https://www.uipath.com/jobs.

About UiPath
Built for both business and IT, UiPath is the leading platform for enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA). More than 700 enterprise customers and government agencies use UiPath's Enterprise RPA platform to rapidly deploy software robots that perfectly emulate and execute repetitive processes, boosting business productivity, ensuring compliance and enhancing customer experience across back-office and front-office operations.

With a thriving RPA developer community of more than 120,000 worldwide, UiPath is on a mission to democratize RPA and support a digital business revolution. Based in New York City, UiPath’s presence extends to 14 countries throughout North America, Europe and Asia. The company is backed by $183M in series A & B funding from Accel, CapitalG, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, Credo Ventures, Earlybird’s Digital East Fund and Seedcamp. UiPath’s Series B valuation exceeded $1 billion.

For more information, visit https://www.uipath.com.

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