SANTA CLARA, CA-December 5, 2005- Real-Time Innovations, Inc. (RTI), the leading provider of software tools and middleware for distributed data-critical systems, today announced the appointment of David Barnett as vice president of Product Management. In this new position, Barnett will oversee all product strategy, execution and management functions for the company's product lines.
Barnett joins RTI with 20 years experience in the real-time software industry and an extensive background in product management and marketing. Most recently, he was director of Product Marketing at Green Hills Software, a leading supplier of real-time operating systems. Prior to serving at Green Hills Software, Barnett was vice president of Marketing for real-time middleware provider Highlander Engineering, where he played a key role in the company's Series A funding, growth into a market leadership position and eventual acquisition by Borland Software Corporation. Barnett has also held senior product management and marketing positions at Mentor Graphics Corporation and Wind River Systems. He began his career developing software for distributed real-time systems at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
"David possesses an impressive track record demonstrating vision, leadership and execution. He will be a key asset to the organization as we deliver increasingly innovative and valuable solutions to our customers," commented Stan Schneider, chief executive officer for Real-Time Innovations.
"To capitalize on the potential of pervasive, connected computing, organizations must be able to access information when they need it and where they need it." said Barnett. "RTI offers a simple and reliable way to process real-time information over a network with an open-architecture solution that is increasingly becoming the benchmark for embedded to Enterprise communications. It is an exciting time to join the company."
Barnett holds a B.A. degree in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley.
Real-Time Innovations (RTI) provides communications middleware and tools for data-critical applications. RTI delivers an unequalled competitive advantage to customers and industry partners building real-time distributed systems used in applications such as national railway management, air traffic control, traffic monitoring, mission-critical combat systems and industrial automation. The world's most successful companies, as well as the U.S. Military rely on RTI for software infrastructure products and consultancy services within a standards-based COTS platform environment. Headquartered in Silicon Valley since 1991, RTI employs over 60 people worldwide and is a privately-held company.
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