SoftWright Announces New Ownership

Sept. 12, 2012
Engineering software specialist SoftWright LLC now has new ownership in place, in the person of new Chief Executive Officer Jason O. Burkholder.

Engineering software specialist SoftWright LLC now has new ownership in place, in the person of new Chief Executive Officer Jason O. Burkholder. Burkholder has extensive professional experience in software development with Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., and also served as Principal Research Scientist at Barron Associates.

“SoftWright will continue to develop RF software tools for the radio telecom industry,” says Burkholder. “The former owners, Larry D. Ellis, P.E. and Michael L. Wiebe, P.E., will continue to be involved in the company in the immediate future and we are thrilled that Mr. Curt Alway will remain at the helm of the sales program for the foreseeable future. Customers can expect the same level of personal attention, training, and support that has long been the practice of the company.” Burkholder is being joined on the development and management team by newcomers John J. Reilly and Dr. Todd A. Summers.

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Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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