Ed Keisling oversees the Product Development and Technical Services Organizations at Vecna. Ed brings over 20 years of experience with fast growing technology companies, and has held leadership roles in software development, analytics, product management, partner implementation, business development, compliance, release engineering, and support. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies and governmental organizations to implement multi-million dollar department and enterprise-wide solutions. Ed is a Certified Scrum Professional and is an avid adopter of Scrum and Agile development processes.
Prior to Vecna, Ed was an Engineering Lead and Director of Deployment Engineering at Pegasystems, the leading provider of rules-based Business Process Management (BPM) solutions. He provided oversight/and or direct management of teams that developed key components to deploy, monitor, and manage the J2EE application.
Ed has presented a Careers in Software Engineering seminar at the University of New Hampshire and has also assisted with professional development programs at MIT for ten years as a mentor and also as an instructor. In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball and running, collecting and repairing Pinball machines, and working out.
Pegasystems, Director Deployment Engineering
December 2005 - January 2012, Cambridge, MA, United States
Lead architect for software engineering teams located in Cambridge, MA and Hyderabad, India. Provided oversight/and or direct management for 18-20 engineers. Co-ordinated software engineering efforts with other Engineering Leads to develop the industry leading core J2EE Business Process Management (BPM) product. Acted as interim Product Manager for the teams to identify customer requirements and schedule new features .