Sales & Technical Management Team
Senior manager biographies
Green Hills Software's sales & technical team brings extensive embedded systems and corporate management experience to the company.
David Chandler, Senior Vice President of Sales, joined Green Hills Software in 1993. Mr. Chandler has over 26 years of experience in direct sales and sales management of technical software and hardware products. From 1987 to 1992, he was a Regional Sales Manager at Avalon Computer Systems, a company affiliated with Green Hills Software. From 1984 to 1987, Mr. Chandler worked in direct sales at Oasys, a distributor of Green Hills Software's products whose operations have since been merged into Green Hills Software. In 1984, Mr. Chandler received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the State University of New York, Brockport College.
David Kleidermacher, Chief Technology Officer, joined Green Hills Software in 1991 and is responsible for technology strategy, platform planning, and solutions design. Mr. Kleidermacher is a leading authority in systems software and security, including secure operating systems, virtualization technology, and the application of high robustness security engineering principles to solve computing infrastructure problems. Mr. Kleidermacher earned his bachelor of science in computer science from Cornell University.
Christopher Smith, Vice President of Marketing, joined Green Hills Software in 1998. Mr. Smith has 20 years experience in engineering, sales and marketing of embedded and real-time systems and software. In 1994, he joined Intermetrics Microsystems Software, Inc. (IMSI) of Cambridge, MA, to establish a European operation and fulfilled a sales and marketing role. IMSI was purchased by BSO/Tasking in 1996. From 1985 to 1994, Mr. Smith worked for a UK-based distributor of development and computer aided engineering software tools, ARS Microsystems Ltd. In 1989, he became Vice President of Sales and a board member. Mr. Smith was educated in the United Kingdom and has a background in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.