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Eric Clayberg is a seasoned software
technologist, product developer, entrepreneur and manager. He has
demonstrated his ability to successfully invent and develop software
products which dominate their target markets. He is the primary author and
architect of over a dozen commercial
add-on products including the popular
WindowBuilder Pro, CodePro
Studio and the award
Assist Enterprise product lines. He has been a key member in the
founding of two successful software companies. He is a seasoned presenter
and a sought-after speaker at user group meetings and industry
Senior Vice President of Product Development
Member of founding team of
Instantiations, Inc., a leading edge software product, technology,
and services company. Managed the design, development and technical
support of several add-on products for IBM’s VisualAge for
Smalltalk, VisualAge for Java and WebSphere Studio including the award
Assist Enterprise, CodePro
Studio and SWT Designer
products. Created the company web site at www.instantiations.com.
Speaker at the Smalltalk Solutions ’99, '01 & '02 conferences
on the topic Advanced VisualAge Development. Speaker at
EclipseCon '04 on the topic of Supporting Multiple Eclipse
Version Simultaneously. Smalltalk Editor for
the VisualAge Magazine.
Vice President of Development.
• Promoted to Vice
President of Development for ParcPlace-Digitalk, Inc. (NASDAQ:PARQ)
after the company’s acquisition of Objectshare Systems, Inc. for
• Managed a development
group of 60 people spanning three development sites (Santa Ana, CA;
Sunnyvale, CA; and Portland, OR).
• Traveled frequently to
customer sites around North America to present company strategy and
demonstrate company products.
• Primary company
representative on CompuServe (as Sysop) and Internet.
• Speaker at the
ParcPlace-Digitalk Users Conference on the topic WindowBuilder Pro:
Tips and Techniques.
Objectshare Systems, inc.
Vice President of Development.
Santa Clara, CA
• Co-founder of
Objectshare Systems, Inc., the industry leading supplier of third
party Smalltalk tools, utilities and consulting services.
• Lead architect and
developer of the following products: WindowBuilder Pro/V for
ParcPlace-Digitalk’s VisualSmalltalk (Windows & OS/2);
WidgetKit/CUA ‘91 for OS/2; Subpanes/V for Windows & OS/2; and
WindowBuilder Pro and VA Assist for IBM’s VisualAge for Smalltalk.
• Managed a development
group of eight people spanning four development sites (Santa Clara,
CA; Reston, VA; Pittsburgh, PA; and Cary, NC).
• Recognized industry
expert on the deployment of GUI systems using ParcPlace-Digitalk and
IBM Smalltalks. Frequent contributor to Smalltalk language forums on
CompuServe and Internet. Contributor to Smalltalk Report.
• Speaker at Smalltalk
Solutions and OOPSLA conferences on the topic Practical Guidelines
for Delivering Product Quality Smalltalk Applications. Speaker at
the ParcPlace-Digitalk Users Conference on the topic Widget Kit Tips
& Techniques. Speaker at Smalltalk DevTalk conference on the
topic Bringing Object-Oriented Technology to the Masses.
American Management Systems, inc.
Principle – Corporate Technology Group.
• GUI – Director of AMS
Computer–Human Interaction Center. Regarded as the primary contact
and lead technical expert on graphical user interface (GUI)
technology within AMS. Instituted and manage GUI training and
apprentice program. Responsible for the creation of numerous
high-quality GUI systems. Evaluated and beta tested over 15 GUI
development environments. Provided GUI consulting and advice to
numerous AMS clients and partners including IBM, NYNEX, AMEX, Banc
One, Columbia University, and many others.
• Object Oriented –
Lead technical architect for several object–oriented development
efforts using Smalltalk. Designed and prototyped a large Smalltalk
based system for Banque Indosuez in Paris. Provide Smalltalk
mentoring to numerous AMS project teams. Developed numerous
enhancements to Digitalk’s Smalltalk/V product as well as the
WindowBuilder GUI toolkit.
• Client-Server –
Managed the Network-based Solutions project focused on enhancing AMS’s
ability to deliver distributed client-server applications to its
clients. Author of Planning for Successful Network–based Solutions
(AMS Mission Mailer).
Project Manager. Managed
the development of a sophisticated OS/2 Presentation Manager–based
portfolio management system for The Dreyfus Corporation. Developed
all functional specifications including detailed systems designs,
database structures, hardware requirements, and implementation
schedules. Supervised two full-time and two part-time programmers.
Responsible for a $500K development budget.
Dillon, Read & Co. Inc.
New York, NY
Associate. Founding member
of Dillon Read’s Fixed Income Research Department. Designed
several systems to enhance the profitability and productivity of
Dillon Read’s sales and trading force. Created DRCalc, a
user-friendly financial calculator and application development
system (VAX–based), used to build several applications including
Treasury Bond Trading, Mortgaged Backed Security Analysis, Portfolio
and Risk Management, Strip Arbitrage, Corporate Bond Trading, and a
sophisticated CMO modeling system.
Solely responsible for
maintenance and upgrades to Dillon Read’s existing sales and trading systems and
databases. Designed and implemented numerous systems including Strip
Trading & Hedging, Corporate Bond P&L, Portfolio Analysis,
Spreads & Butterflies, and additional Treasury Bond Trading
C. S. Draper Laboratory
Developed and implemented a system to perform real time control of
the Advanced Inertial Reference Unit ("Star Wars") test
platform. Created several programs to analyze performance profiles
for a space-based laser platform. Maintained a Secret security
as a VAX, Macintosh, and OS/2 consultant.
& Company, inc.
Summer Associate. Evaluated
competing PCB fabrication technologies for a large multinational
electronic component supplier. Interviewed industry experts,
suppliers, customers, and client personnel. Prepared and presented
final recommendations to client senior management.
Naval Surface Weapons Center
Performed data reduction
and computer programming. Participated in various weapons and
munitions test programs including the Phalanx close in weapons
|1988–1990 Harvard Graduate
School of Business Administration
Awarded Master in Business Administration
degree, June 1990. General management curriculum. Member of the
Technology Management, Finance, and Rugby Football Clubs. Selected
by faculty to be a tutor for Managerial Economics. Self-financed
education via ongoing consulting services.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Awarded Bachelor of Science
in Aerospace Engineering (Avionics), June 1986. Graduated first in
department with a 5.0/5.0 GPA, and received the Henry Webb Salisbury
award for the highest academic achievement. Emphasis on guidance,
control, and structural mechanics. Significant additional work in
Electrical Engineering and Economics.
Member of Tau Beta Pi,
National Engineering Honor Society; Sigma Gamma Tau, National
Aerospace Honor Society. Elected Freshman Class President, Sophomore
Class Treasurer. Served two years as Rush Chairman of Theta Delta
Chi Fraternity. Participated in intramural Football, Soccer,
Softball, and Hockey. Volunteer tutor for high school students in
Latin and Mathematics.
Smalltalk (IBM Smalltalk, VisualAge,
VisualSmalltalk, V/Win16, V/Win32, V/OS2, Team/V, PARTS,
ENVY/Developer, VisualWorks), Java (VisualAge, JBuilder, Swing, SWT,
JFace, Eclipse, WSW/WSAD), C, C++, FORTRAN, Pascal, Basic,
Assembler, EASEL, Enfin/3, Visual Basic, DEC RDB, SQL, Excel, Lotus
Operating Systems: Windows (3.1, 95/98/ME, NT, 2000, XP), OS/2, VAX VMS,
Certified Apple Developer with one product on the market.
Building Commercial Quality Eclipse Plug-ins, Addison Wesley,
2004. ISBN: 0-321-22847-2.
Create Eclipse Actions, WebSphere
Advisor Magazine, March 2004.
Dive Deeper into Eclipse, WebSphere
Advisor Magazine, January 2004.
Build an Eclipse Plug-in,
WebSphere Advisor Magazine, November 2003.
WidgetKit/Controls Reference Guide,
VA Assist Pro User's Guide,
WindowBuilder Pro Tutorial and Reference
Guide, Objectshare Systems, 1994.
The Advanced EASEL Cookbook, AMS
Solutions Excellence Award for "Cool Tool" awarded to VA
Interests include classic coin-op video
games, calligraphy, travel, alpine and water-skiing,
stunt-kiting, public speaking and teaching. Married with two