Spring Promotions at Kitware

May 6, 2013

Kitware recently promoted seven individuals in recognition of their growing responsibility and contributions to Kitware.

Dr. Berk Geveci has been promoted to Senior Director of Scientific Computing. Dr. Geveci joined Kitware in 2000 and now leads the scientific computing and informatics teams. He is also one of the lead developers of Kitware’s ParaView and Visualization Toolkit (VTK) projects.

Dr. Brad Davis was promoted to Assistant Director of Business Development, a new position at Kitware which focuses on building customer relationships and seeking opportunities for the company to grow.

Drs. Amitha Perera and Matt Turek were promoted to Assistant Directors of Computer Vision. Both joined Kitware as R&D Engineers in 2007, and have contributed significant experience and technical leadership during their time with the company. In their new roles, Drs. Perera and Turek will take on additional business development and management responsibilities within the Vision team.

Dr. Arslan Basharat was promoted to Technical Leader on the Vision team. Dr. Basharat joined Kitware in 2009 as an R&D Engineer. His promotion is in recognition of his leadership and growth of the company’s video tracking expertise.

Dr. Sébastien Barré has been promoted to Financial Systems Lead.  Sébastien joined Kitware in 2001 as an R&D Engineer. His promotion is in recognition of his being a driver of the creation of Kitware’s internal timekeeping and billing system, which has significantly improved the company’s financial workflow.

Katie Osterdahl was promoted to Communications Lead in recognition of her proposal management and leadership skills. Katie joined Kitware in 2010 as Communications Specialist.

Kitware is pleased to congratulate these employees on their promotions!


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