Reid French was the chief executive officer at Applied Systems from 2011 to 2019, the leading cloud software provider to the insurance distribution industry. As CEO, he was responsible for the company’s overall business strategy, operational execution and played a role developing and fostering relationships throughout the Applied community.
Prior to joining Applied, French served as chief operating officer at Intergraph Corporation, a global geospatial and computer-aided design software company. Early in his career, he was a strategic planner for Walt Disney Company, and managed investment banking transactions in the technology sector for Robinson-Humphrey.
French holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Davidson College, where he serves on the college’s board of visitors. He also holds a master’s in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School. He sits on the board of directors for Applied Systems and The Lovett School in Atlanta.