Blackman leaves Wind River for greener pastures at LynuxWorks

SAN JOSE, Calif., 5 July 2005. Real-time embedded software expert Steve Blackman left his post at Wind River Systems Inc. in Alameda, Calif, and is the new director of business development at the LynuxWorks Inc. military and aerospace market segment in San Jose, Calif., LynuxWorks announced today.

Jul 5th, 2005

SAN JOSE, Calif., 5 July 2005. Real-time embedded software expert Steve Blackman left his post at Wind River Systems Inc. in Alameda, Calif, and is the new director of business development at the LynuxWorks Inc. military and aerospace market segment in San Jose, Calif., LynuxWorks announced today.

Blackman had been senior director of business development for Wind River's aerospace and defense business unit, where he directed a COTS-based software development platform for safety-critical standards, and was responsible for developing and marketing Wind River's secure real-time operating system technology.

In his new role at LynuxWorks, he will be responsible for business development, strategic partnerships, product strategy, and developing the company's overall future vision in the aerospace and defense markets. In addition, Mr. Blackman will focus on LynuxWorks' involvement and support for the military's Future Combat Systems program as well as the information assurance solutions program.

"I speak on behalf of myself and everyone at LynuxWorks in saying that we are honored and eager to have Steve join our distinguished and highly regarded team," says Dr. Inder Singh, chairman and chief executive officer of LynuxWorks.

"We are certain that he will continue the strong momentum we have underway in the military and aerospace market, and open an array of new doors for us," Singh says.

In addition to his role at LynuxWorks, Blackman also sits on the advisory council of the annual Military Technologies Conference, which is sponsored by Military & Aerospace Electronics magazine.

Prior to his role at Wind River, Blackman held sales and marketing positions at Embedded Support Tools, Applied Microsystems, Mentor Graphics, Honeywell, and Data General.

LynuxWorks provides operating systems, software-development products, and consulting services for communications, aerospace/defense, and consumer products companies. The company is a technology expert in real-time operating systems. For more information contact LynuxWorks online at www.lynuxworks.com.

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