Red Bend – VP of Research & Development

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Pierre-Jean Lautier as
VP of Research & Development for Red Bend Software


Pierre-Jean Lautier
VP of Research & Development
Pierre-Jean Lautier joins Massachusetts-based Red Bend Software with responsibility for R&D which he now leads from the company’s European headquarters. Founded in Israel in 1999, Red Bend is the leading mobile software management company focused on the cellular phone, PDA and mobile tablet marketplace. Lautier joins from Star-Apic, the leading European provider of GIS software and solutions dedicated to land and infrastructure management, where he was the company’s CTO in charge of R&D and Product Development.

In 2008, he joined Star-Apic as a member of the executive Office, responsible for R&D (Technologic research, proofs of concept, involved in overall 3D projects with other partner companies) as well as the entire product development process (Product Management, roadmap definition, project management, development, validation, and delivery).

Pierre-Jean has more than 25 years of experience in Software Development. In 1991, he joined MATRA Communication before it was acquired by Nortel Networks. During this period, he worked on specification and development of embedded software included in a generic wireless switching platform dedicated to public wireless (GSM) and private projects. Pierre-Jean managed Software Development dedicated to the telecom switching platform of the 3rd evolution of GSM products (the first multi-sites and multinational project involving Canada, USA and France. Pierre-Jean has extensive experience in leading critical strategic projects and R&D teams across geographies. Pierre-Jean is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure d’Informatique Electronique Automatique in Paris, France.

About Red Bend Software
Founded in Israel in 1999, Red Bend Software is backed by leading Israeli and American venture capital firms including Carmel Ventures, Greylock Partners, Pitango Venture Capital, Poalim Ventures, Infinity and Coral Group.

Red Bend Software, the leader in Mobile Software Management (MSM), makes mobile devices and services continuously better in a rapidly changing world.

Red Bend is the only company that provides standards-based products and solutions for software management, device management and mobile virtualization that work on any mobile phone and connected device uniformly, efficiently and securely over the air. Red Bend enables its customers to stay competitive in a fast-moving market by helping them deliver high-value services on an increasing number of connected devices with growing software complexity. More than 80 leading device manufacturers, mobile operators, semiconductor vendors and automotive companies worldwide trust Red Bend with their most important assets — the mobile and connected devices their consumers depend on.

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