Kitware Appoints Heather James to Board of Directors, Renews Terms for Two Existing Members

June 19, 2024

Heather James joins Kitware’s Board, bringing a decade of business development expertise; Anthony Hoogs, Ph.D., and Robert Mandelbaum extend their tenures

Clifton Park, N.Y. (June 19, 2024) – Kitware, a leader in developing custom software solutions using open source technology and advanced AI, is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather James to its board of directors. Heather is an assistant director of business development at Kitware. She replaces Zach Mullen, whose board term has ended. The board also renewed terms for two existing members.

Heather’s extensive experience and skills in nurturing and growing partnerships, relationships, and programs will be a significant asset to the board. With a strong track record of identifying and securing business opportunities, Heather plays a crucial role in introducing Kitware’s technology to both new and existing clients. Her tenure at Kitware spans a decade, and since January 2022, she has excelled as an assistant director of business development.

“We want to thank Zach for his contributions to the board and are excited to be welcoming Heather,” said Bill Hoffman, Kitware co-founder, CTO, and Chairman of the Board. “She has been very successful in deploying our advanced technology within government agencies, and we look forward to her involvement on our board.”

Kitware is also extending terms for two existing board members, Anthony Hoogs, Ph.D. and Robert Mandelbaum, Ph.D. Anthony has served on Kitware’s board since 2019. As Kitware’s vice president of AI, Anthony shares his extensive technical insights and leadership in the areas of artificial intelligence and computer vision.

Robert was one of Kitware’s first independent board members. He has served on the board since 2021 and continues to bring a fresh perspective based on his impressive technical background and leadership experience.

To learn more about Kitware’s leadership team, visit our website.

About Kitware

Kitware delivers innovative software solutions built on open source technology. Kitware’s world-class, interdisciplinary team of technical experts develops custom software for customers in the areas of medical computing, computer vision, and scientific visualization. Since its founding in 1998, Kitware has cultivated a reputation for putting people first. The company understands and prioritizes customer needs, offering dependability and transparency. Kitware is also dedicated to its employees and is proud to be 100% employee-owned. Connect with Kitware on, X (Twitter), or LinkedIn.

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