Meridian Project Systems Announces New Software Development Appointments
Recent Promotions create New Vice President of Development and Chief Software Architect
FOLSOM, Calif. (May 23, 2003) -- Meridian Project Systems (MPS), a leading software and application service provider of project management solutions, has promoted John K. Brown and David Ing -- members of its software development team.
John K. Brown has been promoted to MPS Vice President of Development; he will oversee the software development of the company's technical vision and help bring MPS' successful project management solutions across multiple enterprise markets. As a seasoned software designer and program manager, Brown will provide strategic guidance and hands-on leadership for the development teams that create MPS' award-winning Prolog Application Suite and ProjectTalk ASP.
David Ing has been promoted to Chief Software Architect; he will advance the use of technology and design throughout the organization, and work with the executive, product management and engineering teams to create best-of-breed enterprise-level solutions.
"These promotions will continue to insure MPS solutions integrate cutting-edge technology while providing sound investments for our clients," said Jim Olsen, MPS chief executive officer. "Brown and Ing have exemplary track records within the software industry and with MPS. These promotions strengthen our management team and support MPS' growth in products, solutions, and served markets," added Olsen.
Prior to joining MPS, Brown worked with Bell Northern Research (now Nortel Networks, NYSE/TSX: NT) and Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE:TXN), implementing, designing and managing technology development projects. His professional career with strong software development companies continued while working with MPR Teltech, Hughes Aircraft (now Raytheon Aircraft Company), and as a software designer and special projects manager for Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT). While a partner of Harrison-Brown Technologies, Brown developed the primary technology for the MPS Prolog Pocket application. Bringing a strong understanding of management, resource, and software delivery challenges, Brown has for the last two and one-half years managed and developed MPS proprietary technology for the enterprise project management market. Brown received a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Computing Science from Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia.
David Ing brings more than 14 years of experience in project management, and lead and software development. As Software Architect and Senior Software Architect for Yokogawa Electric Corporation, U.K. and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) respectively, Ing developed and designed enterprise-level products for industrial automation and control businesses and combat support systems for the U.S. Department of Defense and the United Kingdom Royal Navy. Before joining MPS as a Senior Technical Architect of enterprise solutions, Ing was lead software developer for manufacturing information business systems with IBM Global Services, U.K. and has consulted on software architecture over the last 10 years. Ing holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Meridian Project Systems, a leading provider of project management software and ASP solutions, debuted on Inc magazine's INC 500 as the 56th fastest growing company in the United States in 2000, and has appeared on the prestigious list two years in a row. More than 75,000 professionals from Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, manufacturers, and AEC firms use MPS products. In the Business of Projects since 1993, MPS offers both software and ASP-based tools, including the award-winning Prolog Application Suite and ProjectTalk.com. MPS is headquartered in Folsom, Calif., with offices in D�sseldorf, Germany; Vancouver, British Columbia; and St. Petersburg, Russia. Visit www.mps.com for further information.
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