Genuitec Vice President Todd Williams Re-Elected to Eclipse Foundation Board of Directors for 4th Straight Year

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Genuitec Co-founder Continues to Provide Thought Leadership to the Eclipse Foundation

Genuitec, LLC, provider of the popular MyEclipse integrated development environment (IDE) and a founding member of the Eclipse Foundation, announced today the election of Todd Williams to the Eclipse Foundation Board of Directors for the fourth year in a row as an Add-in Provider representative. Williams is Vice President of Technology and co-founder of Genuitec, where he leads the company's Eclipse Technology Consulting Practice and Research & Development Laboratory.

"As a principle in commercial company based on the Eclipse Platform, I understand the delicate balance in promoting the Eclipse platform while maintaining commercial viability. For the past five years I've evangelized Eclipse technology and provided thought leadership through numerous consulting opportunities, speaking engagements, member recruitment and magazine articles," said Williams. "It's an honor to again be chosen to represent the add-in providers' interests in the Foundation, and I look forward to another great year in expanding the Eclipse Ecosystem," he added

Williams is a 20-year veteran in development of computing infrastructures, large scale distributed software architectures, and optimization of development processes, techniques and tools.

Williams' current appointment on the Eclipse Board will last for a full year, beginning April 1, 2007.

About Genuitec

Genuitec, LLC, is an Eclipse-based company offering innovative Java and J2EE development tools. Genuitec offers training and expert consulting and development services for the Eclipse SDK and Rich Client Platforms. An original sponsor of Eclipse Plug-in Central, Genuitec joined the Eclipse Foundation early in 2003 and currently has an employee serving as an elected member of the board of directors, actively participating in the strategy development and direction of the organization. Genuitec LLC was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Flower Mound, Texas.

About the Eclipse Foundation

Eclipse is an open source community whose projects are focused on providing an extensible development platform and application frameworks for building software. Eclipse provides extensible tools and frameworks that span the software development lifecycle, including support for modeling, language development environments for Java, C/C++ and others, testing and performance, business intelligence, rich client applications and embedded development. A large, vibrant ecosystem of major technology vendors, innovative start-ups, universities and research institutions and individuals extend, complement and support the Eclipse Platform.

The Eclipse Foundation is a not-for-profit, member supported corporation that hosts the Eclipse projects. Full details of Eclipse and the Eclipse Foundation are available at

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