PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – July 8, 2008 – Esterline AVISTA, the U.S. leader in critical systems software engineering services, has named Mitch Iverson as the new vice president of engineering. With more than 20 years of experience in safety-critical software development, as vice president of engineering, Iverson will ensure continued technical excellence and client engagement success for the world's leading aerospace, medical device and defense organizations.
"Developers are challenged to manage increasingly complex program and technology development," says Tim Budden, president of Esterline AVISTA. "For years, clients have valued Mitch's engineering and project management expertise and ability to ensure their programs achieve objectives. Mitch has been a driving force in our project management quality, and will continue to do so as he leads the team to new levels of engineering excellence."
Iverson is a recognized industry speaker and expert on project management and software development. Previously, as an Esterline AVISTA programs manager, he led outsourced software development and systems engineering projects under various certification guidelines, including DO-178B and DO-254. Iverson holds a Bachelor's in Computer Science and a Master's in Project Management. He also has formal certification as a Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute.
About Esterline AVISTA
Esterline AVISTA (AVISTA Incorporated®), a subsidiary of Esterline Technologies Corporation, is a full-lifecycle software engineering services company specializing in critical systems software development projects for commercial and military avionics, medical device and government/military applications. With 2.5 million project hours completed, Esterline AVISTA fields the strongest, most stable, and most capable DO-178B software development team in the industry. The company has completed more than 940 client projects over the last 20 years in systems design, requirements capture and analysis, software design and implementation, and software verification and validation. Esterline AVISTA, headquartered in Platteville, Wisconsin, is a SEI CMMI Maturity Level 5 rated company and an ISO 9001:2000 certified company.