SOURCE: Mindreef, Inc.

August 22, 2007 11:13 ET

Mindreef Expands Executive Team With the Addition of Shari Zedeck and Dr. Myron Zimmerman

Industry Veterans to Lead Engineering and Strategic Marketing Initiatives to Drive Continued Growth for Award-Winning SOAPscope Family of Web Services Testing and SOA Quality Products

HOLLIS, NH--(Marketwire - August 22, 2007) - Mindreef®, Inc., The SOA Quality Company™, today announced the appointment of Shari Zedeck as Vice President of Marketing and Dr. Myron Zimmerman as Vice President of Engineering. Shari is responsible for driving the marketing strategy, tactics and programs to create interest, demand and recognition for the award-winning Mindreef SOAPscope® product family. Myron is responsible for overseeing R&D, product development, customer support and quality assurance. Both were instrumental in leading the recent introduction of SOAPscope Server™ 6.0, SOAPscope Workstation™ 6.0, Mindreef Load Check™ and Mindreef Policy Rules Manager™, and both report directly to Mindreef CEO, Lars Borgwing.

"Mindreef continues to be at the forefront of helping enterprises and Fortune 100 companies leverage SOA to streamline daily business processes and support change, without compromising future flexibility," said Borgwing. "Myron and Shari join us at an excellent time to help us achieve company objectives while continuing to deliver immediate value to our customers by providing a best-in-class foundation for SOA quality, testing and design-time governance."

Shari Zedeck is an industry veteran with 25 years experience in software development, support, product management and marketing. Prior to joining Mindreef, she served as director of product management for the OpenEdge Division of Progress Software, a global industry leader providing application infrastructure software. Prior to that, Shari was director of product management and marketing for the NuMega Lab of Compuware Corporation, delivering DevPartner development and debugging tools for Java and Microsoft development. In her 12-year tenure at Hewlett-Packard and Apollo, Shari held a number of positions working on graphics, developer tools and CORBA-based technologies, but never strayed far from her development roots. She holds a BS in Computer Science and Mathematics from Binghamton University and an MBA in Marketing from Boston College.

"SOA is fast becoming the core paradigm to connect and integrate enterprise applications as a means to increase productivity, efficiency and business agility," said Zedeck. "I believe that Mindreef's focus and unique ability to effectively solve testing, governance and quality needs for businesses leveraging service-oriented architectures has put us in an excellent position in this rapidly growing market, and I look forward to ramping up our marketing and sales development efforts to support business goals."

Dr. Myron Zimmerman brings more than 25 years of management and technical experience to Mindreef. Prior to joining the company, Myron was the CTO and founder of VenturCom, Inc. a leader in the embedded software market. In addition to currently serving as a Partner of The Aptec Group, he is also co-founder and director of two medical signal processing companies; helped spin off a contract development business; co-founded the Boston Technical Executive network; and served as CTO of Certeon, an application acceleration company. Myron has authored Windows, UNIX, real-time and embedded articles, and has chaired and presented at numerous trade shows. He earned a BS in Physics and Mathematics from Juniata College and a PhD in Atomic Physics from M.I.T.

"From an engineering standpoint, SOA has changed the way applications are being developed as well as how they are architected," said Zimmerman. "Mindreef is committed to developing best-of-breed SOA quality solutions that meet the unique needs of SOA developers, testers and architects. I am thrilled to be a part of such a committed group of business and technology experts at a time when SOA continues to narrow the gap between development and integration."

About Mindreef, Inc.

Mindreef, Inc., The SOA Quality Company, provides integrated software solutions that help organizations ensure trust, confidence and agility in their quality-driven SOA deployments. The Mindreef award-winning SOAPscope product family -- including SOAPscope Server, SOAPscope Workstation, SOAPscope, Mindreef Load Check and Mindreef Policy Rules Manager -- helps business analysts, architects, application developers, testers, operations and support staff to ensure quality as they define, implement, integrate, test and deploy Web services and composite applications. Teams at Wachovia, Fidelity National Financial, Charles Schwab, IBM, Valero Energy and more than 3,000 customers at over 1,200 organizations worldwide -- including 40 of the Fortune 100 -- use Mindreef SOAPscope products to successfully build, test and maintain high-quality Web services and SOAs. Mindreef is a private company, backed by Kodiak Venture Partners. For more information, visit www.mindreef.com.

Contact Information

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    Mindreef, Inc.
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