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Alfresco Co-founder and CTO John Newton Named Association for Information and Image Management Fellow

San Mateo, Calif. and Maidenhead, UK – March 23, 2015 - Alfresco Software, a leading provider of modern enterprise content management (ECM) and business process management (BPM) software, today announced that CTO and co-founder John Newton has been inducted into the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) Company of Fellows. This honor is bestowed upon AIIM members “who merit recognition and distinction for their outstanding contributions to the ECM industry.”

Mr. Newton has been an instrumental part of the ECM industry for nearly three decades. In 1990, he pioneered content management by co-founding and developing Documentum. Fifteen years later, Mr. Newton disrupted the industry by establishing Alfresco with a commitment to open standards in the development of content solutions for the modern enterprise. As CTO of Alfresco, Mr. Newton leads technical direction that delivers on company’s vision to provide innovative solutions that anticipate business needs in real time, connecting individuals with information when and where it’s needed.

“John Newton is the very definition of what it means to be an industry leader,” said John Mancini, president of AIIM. “Mr. Newton founded the ECM industry over 25 years ago, and went on to revolutionize the industry in developing a modern approach to ECM with Alfresco. As a current AIIM Board Member and former Chairman, Mr. Newton has demonstrated his constant dedication to both AIIM and the content industry, and becoming an AIIM Fellow is but a partial recognition of his many contributions.”

“I am humbled to be inducted into the AIIM Company of Fellows, an organization that has been near to my heart for many years. AIIM is an invaluable organization for the content industry, through its commitment to education and standards for the global community of information professionals,” said John Newton, CTO and co-founder at Alfresco Software. “As Alfresco celebrates its 10 year anniversary, I’m excited to push forward into the next 10 years of innovation for the ECM industry.”

Mr. Newton’s induction into the Company of Fellows was presented at the AIIM Awards Ceremony during the 2015 AIIM Conference in San Diego, California.

About Alfresco:
Alfresco provides modern enterprise content management (ECM) software built on open standards that enables organizations to unlock the power of their business-critical content. With the controls that IT demands and the simplicity that end users love, Alfresco's open source technology enables global organizations to collaborate more effectively across cloud, mobile, hybrid and on-premise environments. Innovating at the intersection of content, collaboration and business process, Alfresco manages over seven billion documents, powering the daily tasks of more than 11 million users worldwide. Select Alfresco customers include: Amnesty International, Cisco, DAB Bank, FOX, NASA, PGA Tour, and Sony Entertainment. Founded in 2005, Alfresco’s UK headquarters are in Maidenhead, UK with U.S. headquarters in San Mateo, Calif. Please visit us at

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