Welcome!

Java IoT Authors: Zakia Bouachraoui, Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Yeshim Deniz

Related Topics: Java IoT, Microservices Expo, Machine Learning

Java IoT: Article

Steve Benfield Joins Agentis Software as CTO

Benfield will lead the company's efforts to incubate new technology areas

Agentis Software, provider of proven technology to rapidly and cost effectively build, deploy, and change adaptive business applications, announced that Steve Benfield will assume the role of chief technology officer.

"Great leadership inspires great innovation," said James N. Marshall, CEO of Agentis Software. "Steve’s vast experience as a chief technology officer for enterprise-class software infrastructure companies brings a new depth and breadth of perspective to Agentis’s development effort. He adds depth and expertise to the management team that can help Agentis continue its commitment to deliver industry-leading innovation into the future."

Benfield brings more than 20 years experience as a proven technology visionary, evangelist, architect, and educator to Agentis. In his new role as chief technology officer at Agentis, Benfield will lead the company’s efforts to incubate new technology areas and foster Agentis’s commitment to technological innovations and open standards.

Previously, Benfield was vice president of strategy and technology evangelism at ClearNova responsible for defining, articulating and driving the execution of ClearNova’s global technology strategy and vision. Benfield was also the chief technology officer and director of eBusiness strategy at SilverStream, where he established SilverStream as a visionary in Web Services and SOA through SilverStream eXtend, a standards-based (J2EE & Web Services) set of tools & frameworks for legacy integration & portal service.

"Agentis has established itself as pioneer and a visionary organization by using goal-directed agent technology to solve business problems that traditional technologies and methodologies have not been able to address," said Benfield. "Agentis sits at the intersection of two major technology trends, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Event Driven Applications (EDA). I’m excited to work with this technology leading organization to help deliver Agentis’s next-generation products and services."

Agentis Software provides a low risk and proven platform for rapidly and cost effectively building, deploying, and maintaining adaptive software applications and services. Agentis customers include major global end-user organizations and third party firms in the US, Europe and Latin America. Please visit us at http://www.agentissoftware.com.

The company is headquartered in Atlanta, GA and has additional offices in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For more information, please visit us at: www.agentissoftware.com.

More Stories By RIA News Desk

Ever since Google popularized a smarter, more responsive and interactive Web experience by using AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript + XML) for its Google Maps & Gmail applications, SYS-CON's RIA News Desk has been covering every aspect of Rich Internet Applications and those creating and deploying them. If you have breaking RIA news, please send it to [email protected] to share your product and company news coverage with AJAXWorld readers.

Comments (2)

Share your thoughts on this story.

Add your comment
You must be signed in to add a comment. Sign-in | Register

In accordance with our Comment Policy, we encourage comments that are on topic, relevant and to-the-point. We will remove comments that include profanity, personal attacks, racial slurs, threats of violence, or other inappropriate material that violates our Terms and Conditions, and will block users who make repeated violations. We ask all readers to expect diversity of opinion and to treat one another with dignity and respect.


IoT & Smart Cities Stories
Bill Schmarzo, Tech Chair of "Big Data | Analytics" of upcoming CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO New York (November 12-13, 2018, New York City) today announced the outline and schedule of the track. "The track has been designed in experience/degree order," said Schmarzo. "So, that folks who attend the entire track can leave the conference with some of the skills necessary to get their work done when they get back to their offices. It actually ties back to some work that I'm doing at the University of San...
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand using interactive visualizations and salary indicator tools to maximize earning potential. Manish Dixit is VP of Product and Engineering at Dice. As the leader of the Product, Engineering and Data Sciences team at D...
When talking IoT we often focus on the devices, the sensors, the hardware itself. The new smart appliances, the new smart or self-driving cars (which are amalgamations of many ‘things'). When we are looking at the world of IoT, we should take a step back, look at the big picture. What value are these devices providing. IoT is not about the devices, its about the data consumed and generated. The devices are tools, mechanisms, conduits. This paper discusses the considerations when dealing with the...
Bill Schmarzo, author of "Big Data: Understanding How Data Powers Big Business" and "Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science," is responsible for setting the strategy and defining the Big Data service offerings and capabilities for EMC Global Services Big Data Practice. As the CTO for the Big Data Practice, he is responsible for working with organizations to help them identify where and how to start their big data journeys. He's written several white papers, is an avid blogge...
Dynatrace is an application performance management software company with products for the information technology departments and digital business owners of medium and large businesses. Building the Future of Monitoring with Artificial Intelligence. Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more busine...
If a machine can invent, does this mean the end of the patent system as we know it? The patent system, both in the US and Europe, allows companies to protect their inventions and helps foster innovation. However, Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be set to disrupt the patent system as we know it. This talk will examine how AI may change the patent landscape in the years to come. Furthermore, ways in which companies can best protect their AI related inventions will be examined from both a US and...
Enterprises have taken advantage of IoT to achieve important revenue and cost advantages. What is less apparent is how incumbent enterprises operating at scale have, following success with IoT, built analytic, operations management and software development capabilities - ranging from autonomous vehicles to manageable robotics installations. They have embraced these capabilities as if they were Silicon Valley startups.
Chris Matthieu is the President & CEO of Computes, inc. He brings 30 years of experience in development and launches of disruptive technologies to create new market opportunities as well as enhance enterprise product portfolios with emerging technologies. His most recent venture was Octoblu, a cross-protocol Internet of Things (IoT) mesh network platform, acquired by Citrix. Prior to co-founding Octoblu, Chris was founder of Nodester, an open-source Node.JS PaaS which was acquired by AppFog and ...
The deluge of IoT sensor data collected from connected devices and the powerful AI required to make that data actionable are giving rise to a hybrid ecosystem in which cloud, on-prem and edge processes become interweaved. Attendees will learn how emerging composable infrastructure solutions deliver the adaptive architecture needed to manage this new data reality. Machine learning algorithms can better anticipate data storms and automate resources to support surges, including fully scalable GPU-c...
Cloud-enabled transformation has evolved from cost saving measure to business innovation strategy -- one that combines the cloud with cognitive capabilities to drive market disruption. Learn how you can achieve the insight and agility you need to gain a competitive advantage. Industry-acclaimed CTO and cloud expert, Shankar Kalyana presents. Only the most exceptional IBMers are appointed with the rare distinction of IBM Fellow, the highest technical honor in the company. Shankar has also receive...