Magnus Christerson joins Intentional Software Corporation as Vice President, Product Management and Marketing
Bellevue, WA—October 25, 2004—Intentional Software Corporation today announced the addition of Magnus Christerson, seasoned software executive and noted author, to the Intentional Software management team. Christerson joins the company as vice president, marketing and product management, and will drive the commercialization and go-to-market strategies for Intentional Software’s technology.
Prior to joining Intentional Software, Christerson held multiple positions at Rational Software (acquired by IBM in February 2003) including director of product management and director of product strategy. From 1995 to 2003, Christerson was instrumental in building an industry leadership position for Rational Rose, the leading UML product for visually designing and generating software programs. Christerson joined Rational in 1995 when Rational acquired Objectory, a software startup where he held various software development and product management roles.
“Magnus brings critical experience and knowledge to the Intentional Software team,” said Charles Simonyi, president and CEO of Intentional Software Corporation. “As we move toward commercializing our technology, the contribution from Magnus will be essential.”
“Intentional represents next generation thinking in software development and I look forward to playing a vital role in the company’s success,” commented Christerson.
Christerson is co-author, with Ivar Jacobson, of “Object-Oriented Software Engineering – A Use Case Driven Approach, Addison-Wesley 1992.” He holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science and Technology from the University of Lund, Sweden.
About Intentional Software Corporation
Intentional Software Corporation is dedicated to building software programming tools and technologies that enable programmers to capture design intent explicitly in the code. The new tools will help bridge the gap between the needs of the program’s stakeholders: the programmers, designers, creative artists, domain experts, attorneys, and others. These tools will also improve the value of the software by increasing its quality and making it less expensive to maintain.
Intentional Software tools will be of value in nearly all kinds of software development. Some examples where the use of intentional software™ will greatly simplify incremental product enhancements include creation of complex websites, user interfaces for common consumer electronics products such as cell phones and printers, embedded systems and user interfaces for automotive and avionics applications, and many more. For more information please seewww.intentsoft.com