ATLANTA, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software solutions, today announced the appointment of Larry Steinberg to the position of senior vice president of technology. Steinberg was most recently a development manager for Microsoft, where he focused on automation, interoperability, cross-platform initiatives, and cloud and datacenter management solutions. Steinberg joined Microsoft in 2007 as a result of the company's acquisition of Engyro, where he had served as chief technology officer responsible for strategic technology initiatives, product development and solution services delivery. "This is an exciting time for Agilysys, as we expand and enhance our product line, and Larry's expertise will be instrumental in guiding our development team as we embark on the development of new solutions with a market-leading technology architecture," said Jim Dennedy, president and chief executive officer for Agilysys. "He brings a wealth of experience in technology start-ups, software development, enterprise management and heterogeneous systems. Larry is an enormous asset to the company, and his knowledge and expertise will support our mission to provide the most comprehensive and innovative product suite to our customers." Steinberg holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Kent State University. He was a founder and director of Dirigo, Inc., an enterprise systems management company that delivered commercial products and services to the management industry. He also founded and managed eSpecto Inc., which specialized in the development of e-business monitoring and management software applications. About AgilysysAgilysys is a leading developer and marketer of enterprise software, services and solutions to the hospitality and retail industries. The company specializes in market-leading point-of-sale, property management, inventory & procurement and mobile & wireless solutions that are designed to streamline operations, improve efficiency and enhance the consumer's experience. Agilysys serves casinos, resorts, hotels, foodservice venues, stadiums, cruise lines, grocery stores, convenience stores, general & specialty retail businesses and partners. Agilysys operates extensively throughout North America, with additional sales and support offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore and Hong Kong. For more information, visit http://www.agilysys.com.