Vancouver, BC – April 19, 2011 – Simba Technologies Inc., industry’s choice for standards-based relational and multi-dimensional data connectivity, announced today that Dave Foster has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering.
Mr. Foster brings broad product and engineering expertise to Simba, having worked for major multi-national companies. At Simba, he will be responsible for leading the company’s engineering group in the development of Simba’s industry leading relational and multi-dimensional data connectivity drivers, data connectivity software development kits and custom data driver development services.
“We are very pleased to welcome Dave to Simba’s senior management team, and we look forward to his contributions in leading our engineering group,” said Amyn Rajan, Simba’s CEO. “Dave’s leadership, engineering and product experience will add greatly to Simba’s efforts as we continue to innovate and deliver quality data connectivity products to the market.”
“I’m excited to join Simba Technologies, a company renowned in industry for its product and engineering expertise and innovation in data connectivity software products,” said Foster. “I look forward to contributing to Simba’s engineering processes and working with Simba’s world-class engineers to deliver market leading data connectivity software.”
Mr. Foster brings over 25 years of technology and product development experience to Simba. Most recently, he held the position of Vice President of Product Development at Colligo Networks where he directed the development of Colligo’s market leading client software solutions for extending the functionality of Microsoft SharePoint. Prior to that, Mr. Foster held the positions of Director of Quality Assurance at Electronic Arts Canada and Director of Engineering at Motorola Wireless Data Division. At Electronic Arts, Mr. Foster restructured and managed a large scale testing department, servicing multiple concurrent console game teams on schedule-critical deliveries. At Motorola, he led a multi-disciplinary engineering department, which delivered the first commercial GPRS wireless data system.
About Simba Technologies Inc.
Simba Technologies (http://www.simba.com) is the recognized world leader in standards-based data access products, solutions and services for both relational and multi-dimensional data sources. Simba provides data connectivity solutions to many of the world’s leading companies on various platforms, including Windows, Mac, UNIX, Linux and many mobile device platforms. Simba’s data connectivity products support multiple interfaces, including ODBC, JDBC, OLE DB, OLE DB for OLAP (ODBO), XML for Analysis (XMLA), ADO, ADO.NET, ADOMD and ADOMD.NET.
Simba’s software is used worldwide. Its customers include leading independent software vendors and global enterprises like Microsoft®, Oracle®, Infor®, SAP® and Teradata®.
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