QNX Names Sebastien Marineau Vice President of Engineering

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News at a Glance...

  • QNX promotes OS director to top engineering position.
  • Mr. Marineau will oversee all QNX research and development activities.
  • In prior leadership roles, Mr. Marineau served as the project lead for Eclipse CDT, directed the creation of QNX Momentics development suite, and implemented the QNX hybrid software model initiative.
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    OTTAWA, Canada, November 20, 2007 — QNX Software Systems, a leading provider of realtime operating systems, development tools, and middleware for the embedded market, today announced the appointment of Sebastien Marineau as vice president, engineering. In this role, Mr. Marineau will be responsible for all QNX research and development activities, including software development and quality assurance.

    Since joining QNX Software Systems, Mr. Marineau has held positions of increasing responsibility, from software architect to director of the operating system group. In 2007, he managed the introduction of the QNX® hybrid software model initiative, a breakthrough approach to embedded development that combines the best advantages of the proprietary and open source software models.

    Mr. Marineau served as the first project lead for the Eclipse C/C++ Development Tools (CDT) project and, in 2002, led the team that created the QNX Momentics® development suite, the first commercially available Eclipse-based IDE for embedded development. In his role of networking architect at QNX, Mr. Marineau worked closely with leading networking companies to optimize the QNX Neutrino® RTOS for applications ranging from high-capacity routers to wireless base stations. He has been a major contributor to the QNX technology portfolio, including multi-core capabilities, adaptive OS partitioning, and development tools.

    “Sebastien has played an integral role for many years in driving the advancements and innovation in QNX technology,” said Dan Dodge, CEO of QNX Software Systems. “He has been a stellar leader in pushing our technology forward, both internally and within our customer base. In this new role, QNX will harness Sebastien’s energy and experience to shape our technology vision and growth as a middleware provider.”

    About QNX Software Systems
    QNX Software Systems, a Harman International company (NYSE: HAR), is the industry leader in realtime, embedded OS technology. The component-based architectures of the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS and QNX Momentics® development suite together provide the industry’s most reliable and scalable framework for building innovative, high-performance embedded systems. Global leaders such as Cisco, DaimlerChrysler, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and Siemens depend on QNX technology for network routers, medical instruments, vehicle telematics units, security and defense systems, industrial robotics, and other mission- or life-critical applications. Founded in 1980, QNX Software Systems is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and distributes products in over 100 countries worldwide. Visit www.qnx.com.

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