Press Release: 2012 Software Development Trends Webinar

By: Tim DelChiaro

Abstract: Discussion with David Intersimone, Michael Swindell and John Thomas

Media Contact:
Kate Reed
Atomic PR

2012 Software Development Trends Webinar

Discussion with David Intersimone, Michael Swindell and John Thomas

SAN FRANCISCO – January 18, 2012 – Cross platform development, cloud computing, and mobile development are just some of the 2012 software development trends that will be discussed on Monday, January 23 in a free one hour webinar from Embarcadero Technologies. David Intersimone will lead this interactive discussion on 2012 software development trends with Michael Swindell, senior vice president, marketing and product management and John Thomas, director of product management.

Anyone interested in attending this webinar can register at or and choose to attend any one of the three sessions - 6 a.m., 11 a.m. or 5 p.m. PST.

Attendees will get insight into technologies that are making a difference for ISVs and enterprises and they will have a chance to ask questions during a live Q&A session at the end.

Software development trends that will be discussed include:

  • Productive Windows and Mac application development in your workplace
  • Adding mobile applications to your business infrastructure
  • Cloud applications and storage and their impact on software developers
  • Multi-client, multi-platform, multi-database, multi-tier – how to leverage it all in 2012

This webinar will deliver information that every developer using RAD Studio, Delphi, C++Builder, Embarcadero Prism and RadPHP needs to know moving forward in 2012.

About David Intersimone

David Intersimone (known to many as David I.) is a passionate and innovative software industry veteran (often referred to as a developer icon) who extols and educates the world on Embarcadero developer programs and runs the rampant online developer community. He shares his visions as an active member of the industry speaking circuit and is tapped as an expert source by the media. He is a long-standing champion of software developers and works to ensure that their needs are folded into Embarcadero's strategic product plans. Before Embarcadero, David spent more than 20 years with Borland in various evangelism, engineering, and development capacities, including creating the company’s developer relations program. He previously served as director of product services for Softsel Computer Products Inc. (now Merisel). David holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, California.

About Michael Swindell

Michael Swindell brings more than 20 years of software development, product management and marketing experience to his role as Embarcadero's senior vice president of marketing and product management. Michael is responsible for Embarcadero's marketing and products organizations including corporate marketing, product management, product marketing, developer relations/evangelism and business development. Prior to joining Embarcadero, Michael held executive product management positions at Borland and Codegear, bringing to market some of the most popular and award-winning development tools in history such as Delphi, C++Builder, and JBuilder and over $500 million in development tools product line revenue. Before Borland, Michael held product director roles at Imation/3M Corporation and Luminous Corporation, an Adobe spin-off.

About John Thomas

John Thomas (JT) is the director of product management for RAD Studio tools at Embarcadero Technologies. He brings a focus on mobile solutions for multiple platforms with the objective to make developers’ lives easier. JT was a product manager for early versions of Delphi and C++Builder at Borland Software and has over a decade of experience, most recently in product management positions with MontaVista Software, a mobile Linux vendor, and at Research in Motion. JT has a B.S. degree in computer science from University of California, Santa Cruz and an MBA and MSE from San Jose State University.

About Embarcadero Technologies

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of award-winning tools for application developers and database professionals so they can design systems right, build them faster and run them better, regardless of their platform or programming language. Ninety of the Fortune 100 and an active community of more than three million users worldwide rely on Embarcadero products to increase productivity, reduce costs, simplify change management and compliance and accelerate innovation. Founded in 1993, Embarcadero is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices located around the world. Embarcadero is online at


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