SEPG Europe 2011

7-9 June, 2011 | Dublin, Ireland

SEPG Europe 2011 Keynote Speakers

Martin Curley

Martin Curley - Intel_WEBMartin Curley is director of Intel Labs Europe and a senior principal engineer at Intel Corporation. Intel Labs Europe is a network organization of 24 labs and more than 1,000 researchers and developers in Europe, with a mission of helping advance both Intel research and European competitiveness.

Most recently, Curley was global director of IT Innovation at Intel Corporation. Previously, he has held a number of senior IT management positions for Intel and held management and research positions at General Electric and Philips.

Curley is an author or co-author of three books on technology management for value, innovation, and entrepreneurship. He is also professor of technology and business innovation at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, and co-founder and director of the Innovation Value Institute, helping lead a unique industry-academic open innovation consortium to advance IT management and innovation. Curley is a fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland, the British Computer Society, and the Irish Computer Society, and has been a visiting scholar at MIT Sloan.

Curley has a degree in electronic engineering, a master’s in business studies from University College Dublin, Ireland, and a Ph.D. in information systems from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

Bill Curtis

Bill CurtisBill Curtis is vice president and chief scientist with CAST, a leader in providing technology for measuring and evaluating application software quality. He co-authored the Capability Maturity Model (CMM), the People CMM, and the Business Process MM. Until its acquisition by Borland, he was co-founder and chief scientist of TeraQuest.  He is a former director of the Software Process Program in the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. 

Prior to joining the SEI, Dr. Curtis worked for Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC), ITT’s Programming Technology Center, GE Space Division, and taught statistics at the University of Washington. He has published four books, more than 150 articles, and was elected a Fellow of the IEEE for his contributions to software process improvement and measurement.

James Over

James OverJames W. Over, who has been with the SEI since 1987, is manager of the TSP Initiative and is a senior member of the technical staff for the Software Engineering Process Management Program. Over has led SEI’s TSP Initiative since its inception, transitioning the TSP into organizations in the United States and abroad. He has received the SEI Director’s Award for Excellence, the SEPM Director’s Award for Quality Innovation, and an award from Boeing Corporation for innovation and leadership in software process improvement.

Over has more than 35 years of technical and management experience in the software engineering industry. He is the co-author of Leadership, Teamwork, & Trust (2011) and several SEI publications on software process definition and improvement.

Alexander Springer

Alexander SpringerAlexander Springer is the director of Global Software Platform Development and Software Development for European customers of Passive Safety Systems at Robert Bosch GmbH.

Springer is responsible for the worldwide development processes to align with customer demands and the requirements which arise out of several process models, norms, and the need to be an efficient and successful organization.

Springer began his career as a software project manager at Bosch for Vehicle Dynamics Systems where he was responsible for many SW projects for car manufacturers around the world, as well as for the platform development of Network Functions for the Vehicle Dynamics Systems. He went on to serve as section manager for the software development of Vehicle Dynamics Systems for Asian and European customers.  He also handled cross-functional process development for new product generation.

Springer later joined the Bosch corporate initiative for Software Driven Systems as a project manager, where he rolled out the Product Line Approach (PLA). Just two years later, Springer took over as director for the software development of the Passive Safety Systems, where the PLA was successfully piloted in the latest Airbag product generation.

Springer has played a role in helping Bosch in its journey to increased efficiency and maturity. In 2008, the organization achieved CMMI Maturity Level 3.

He is a graduate of Berufskademie Stuttgart with an emphasis on computer science and embedded systems. Springer, a semi-professional musician and conductor who played in several bands and orchestras, is also the founding member of the Bosch Big Band, which performs at company cultural events.

Tutorial or Technical Session Presenters

Thank you to everyone who submitted an abstract for consideration for SEPG Europe 2011. Those whose abstracts were selected for the program have been notified. Approved speakers should complete their presentation tasks through the Speaker Resource Center.

All SEPG Europe 2011 accepted presenters must adhere to these guidelines and policies. Please review this document in its entirety, as it contains important information regarding registration and presentation deadlines.

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