Collister Brings Over Two Decades of Experience Working with Brands including Walmart, Dell and Microsoft to Metova
CONWAY, Ark., December 16, 2020 – Metova, a leading provider of custom software solutions for mobile, web, connected home and car, and Internet of Things (IoT) for the private and public sector, today announced Cade Collister has joined the company as Vice President of User Experience (UX) and Design. With experience leading successful startups and companies including Country Outfitter, Speak Retail, and Scout Retail Ventures, Collister will lead Metova’s user experience team to produce world-class work while providing Akansas’ leading talent with career defining opportunities.
“We looked across the U.S. to fill this position and were very happy to find Collister in our home state of Arkansas,” said Josh Smith, CEO of Metova. “We are honored to bring, and in this case keep, the talented individuals who often head to destinations such as Silicon Valley, by providing compelling opportunities in working on leading-edge solutions – combined with a supportive and fun team, right here in Arkansas.”
“From a website, to a mobile app to even a refrigerator, thoughtful design and an intuitive user experience is what separates an ‘OK’ offering from a great offering, and it’s what consumers have come to expect from any product they interact with,” said Cade Collister, vice president of User Experience and Design, Metova. “Having some of the world’s leaders in burgeoning sectors, including the connected car, smart buildings and telehealth as clients, Metova is positioned to further grow as a provider of technological solutions to everyday problems, and I am looking forward to leading efforts to make sure our customers receive the best designs and experiences available.”
Founded in 2006, with a belief that mobile would be even more transformative than the internet, Metova set out to build innovative mobile applications while also creating a great place for people to work. Today, as a leader in realms including Telehealth, Telemedicine, Heavy Equipment and Fleet Management IoT solutions, the Connected Home and more, Metova continues to build on its success by retaining world-class talent and helping companies transform their business through technology. After identifying customer needs, informed through industry-trusted surveys and analysis, Metova defines and builds the experiences customers expect, aligned with business goals to streamline workflows and increase revenues – while delighting customers and disrupting industries.