Embarcadero Hires Eclipse Contributor and Former IBM Developer

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Embarcadero Technologies has appointed Kenn Hussey to program manager of the company's EA/Studio tool. Hussey is an Eclipse contributor who is actively involved in numerous Eclipse-related industry efforts.

Embarcadero Technologies has appointed Kenn Hussey to program manager of Embarcadero's EA/Studio, which is built on the Eclipse open development platform.

"One of the major reasons why I joined Embarcadero was their commitment to open specifications and open source," said Hussey. "I'm excited about the opportunity to help shape the future of professional grade data modeling tools based on Eclipse."

Hussey is the lead of the newly created Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN2) and Information Management Metamodel (IMM) components of the Model Development Tools (MDT) sub-project at Eclipse. He is also a member of the Project Management Committee for the top-level Modeling project and a committer on the Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) sub-project at Eclipse.

Hussey is actively involved with the Object Management Group (OMG), representing Embarcadero on the Business Process Modeling Notation, Unified Modeling Language, and Meta-Object Facility/XML Metadata Interchange revision task forces, as well as the Information Management Metamodel submission team.

Prior to joining Embarcadero, Hussey was a senior software developer for IBM Rational Software and a senior designer / team leader for Nortel Networks. He holds a master's degree and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Acadia University. His blog, "This is the frequency -- in case you've been wondering," can be accessed at http://kenn-hussey.blogspot.com/.

About Embarcadero Technologies
Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. delivers professional grade database tools that companies use to design, develop and manage databases and the data they contain. More than 12,000 customers worldwide and over 90 of the Fortune 100 rely on Embarcadero's cross-platform tools to reduce complexity, improve productivity and strengthen security. The company's flagship database tools include: ER/Studio, DBArtisan, Rapid SQL and Change Manager. Founded in 1993, Embarcadero Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Melbourne, Australia, Munich, Germany and Maidenhead, United Kingdom. For more information, visit http://www.embarcadero.com.

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