Today Collanos announced the appointment of Steven Tedjamulia as Head of Product Management. In this new role, Tedjamulia will oversee all functions related to product strategy and roadmap execution for the company?s product lines.
Tedjamulia joins Collanos with 10 years of experience in the technology industry and has an extensive background in product management and the collaboration market. Most recently, Steven has been working for Novell (NOVL) as a Collaboration Architect. Tedjamulia was responsible for Novell?s collaboration architecture and played a principal role in defining its collaboration strategy. Tedjamulia is very familiar with collaboration market leaders such as Alfresco, BEA (BEAS), EMC (EMC), IBM (IBM), Interwoven (IWOV), Microsoft (MSFT), Open Text (OTEX), Oracle (ORCL), SiteScape, Vignette (VIGN), and WebEx (WEBX).
?Steven has demonstrated vision, leadership, and a keen understanding of the collaboration marketplace and its consumer?s and enterprise?s requirements. Steven will be a key asset for the company and will help Collanos grow as the leading cross-platform, peer-to-peer collaboration client.? said Peter Helfenstein, CEO, Collanos.
Tedjamulia?s career at Novell and his contacts in the collaboration market will reinforce Collanos? alliance strategy and cooperation with leading open-source and collaboration companies. "Novell welcomes new, innovative open-source and standards-based applications that help consumers -- Collanos is one of those applications. Novell is seeing an increased demand for collaborative Linux-desktop applications, and Collanos is well positioned to have an impact in this market. We look forward to working with Steven in his new capacity at Collanos," said John Beuchert, Director of Novell's Market-Start Program.
Tedjamulia has a Masters in Information Systems from Brigham Young University. Steven?s experience includes being a collaboration analyst for TrendIQ ( www.TrendIQ.com), collaboration-industry writer for www.collaborationloop.com, advisor to the Collaboration Technology Conference ( www.ctcevents.com), business-development advisor for www.webhuddle.com, collaboration-industry researcher for Brigham Young University, Product Manager for Novell Netware, and member of Novartis Pharma?s (NVS) global eBusiness best-practice team.
About Collanos Software
Collanos is a global startup that focuses on the collaboration needs of teams who demand a secure, cross-platform, on- and off-line and server-less solution. By leveraging open-source technologies, open standards, and a global development model, Collanos provides home and business users with a strong team-based solution that combines the benefits of classic client/server, web, and peer-to-peer architectures. Collanos Workplace can be downloaded for free from www.collanos.com. Collanos was founded November 2003 and has offices in San Francisco and Zurich, Switzerland.