SECUDE appoints expert in banking and security software development as new Vice President of Research & Development and Engineering

By | August 28, 2006

SECUDE IT Security GmbH has confirmed the appointment of James Andrew Reynolds, a co-inventor responsible for five new security patents, as its VP of Research & Development and Engineering.

James Andrew Reynolds joins SECUDE from SAIC Inc., where he was Software Engineering Manager and Lead Architect for Port Security Systems. His unrivalled expertise in banking and security software development and his experience in upper management and executive management make him an ideal choice for leading the world-class SECUDE development team. He starts on September 15th.

Prior to SECUDE, Mr. Reynolds spent two years at SAIC where he was responsible for developing security software for enterprise and government installations in Asia.

Prior to SAIC, Mr. Reynolds was Director of Security Applications at Anonymizer Inc. and held the position of a Senior Manager of Software Engineering for Financial Systems at Digital Insight Inc. At HNC Software Inc. Mr. Reynolds was Manager of Integration Engineering for Financial Systems and worked as a Senior Technical Program Manager for Citibank Financial Systems. As Vice President of Software Engineering for Financial and B2B Systems at Bexcom Research he held the overall responsibility of software engineering for web-based Internet banking products.

Mr. Reynolds started his career at Deutsche Bank AG Frankfurt, Germany, where he worked as a Financial Systems Software Developer and a Software Development Manager for Corporate Banking Systems. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts (BA) Computer Information Systems at Weber State University, Ogden, Utah. He successfully completed his knowledge with Hands-on Software Management with Java Certification from the University of California at San Diego and C# training from the SDWest training organisation.

“With James on board, we will be able to strengthen our position as innovator and leading IT Security solutions provider” said Dr. Heiner Kromer, Chief Executive Officer of SECUDE.

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