PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - Oct 25, 2016) - Vector Software, the leading provider of innovative software solutions for embedded software quality, today announced the company has hired Jeffrey Fortin as Head of Product Management. In this role, Mr. Fortin will lead product management, driving business for all VectorCAST product lines into legacy markets as well as emerging market segments.
Mr. Fortin comes to Vector Software after serving more than 16 years at Wind River. As Director of Product Management at Wind River, he oversaw product planning and strategy for Wind River's Intelligent Device Platform (IDP), an IoT gateway software product. Previously, as Director of Field Engineering for Wind River, Mr. Fortin led field teams focused on Industrial, Medical, IoT, and Aerospace and Defense (A&D) applications. Prior to Wind River, Mr. Fortin held engineering roles at LynuxWorks and Raytheon.
"We are delighted that Jeff has chosen to join Vector Software," said William McCaffrey, Chief Operating Officer at Vector Software. "With the decision to bring Jeff on board, Vector Software is better positioned to align its strengths in embedded software development and testing and better serve its customers."
Mr. Fortin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Rhode Island.
About Vector Software, Inc.
Vector Software is the world's leading provider of software testing solutions for safety and business critical embedded applications. Companies worldwide in the automotive, aerospace, medical devices, industrial controls, rail, and other business critical sectors rely on Vector Software's VectorCAST® test automation platform. The VectorCAST environment enables software development teams to easily automate complex testing tasks to improve software quality, using Test-Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Change-Based Testing processes to engineer reliable software for accelerated time-to-market release cycles. Vector Software is headquartered in East Greenwich, Rhode Island USA with offices worldwide and a world-class team of support and technology partners. To learn more, visit: www.vectorcast.com. Follow Vector Software on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.