Aimetis, a provider of intelligent IP VMS, has named David Thompson to serve as VP of Engineering.
Thompson has more than 25 years of experience in software development working at a variety of high-tech firms. Most recently, he was Senior Director of Engineering excellence at Blue Coat Systems, where he led the continuous quality improvement initiatives across the 400-plus member engineering organization. Prior to Blue Coat, Thompson served as Director of Process Improvement and special projects at Invensys Process Systems, and Director of R&D for i2 Technologies, now part of JDA Software Group. He also served in a variety of engineering leadership roles at Sybase, Deft Software and Disus. He earned a bachelor's degree in applied science in industrial engineering at the University of Toronto.
“Thompson has an extraordinary amount of experience as a software development leader,” said Marc Holtenhoff, CEO, Aimetis. “He has a track record of delivering products via the application of proven processes to ensure enterprise and application software for a breadth of industries. We welcome Thompson's experience and skills to our management team and look forward to his work on Aimetis Symphony.”