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Management Team

John Schneider
Founder, Chief Executive Officer

John Schneider is founder and CEO at AgileDelta, Inc. He is responsible for the overall vision and strategic direction of AgileDelta and AgileDelta technologies. John has a passion for great technologies, great people and the synergies between them that create value, maximize potential and improve lives. He envisioned and provided technical direction for Efficient XML and Mobile Information Client (MIC). He proposed the formation of the W3C Efficient XML Interchange (EXI) working group and is a founding member of that group. John also founded and led the ECMAScript for XML (E4X) initiative, creating the first mainstream programming language (JavaScript) with native support for XML. He directed the development of the open E4X standard and the first implementation of E4X, which is now part of the Mozilla open source project. Prior to founding AgileDelta, John led Engineering and Product Development for Crossgain Corporation, a high profile Microsoft spin-off founded to radically simplify building and deploying web services and applications (acquired by BEA). He was also Principal Systems Engineer at MITRE where he kick-started and led a variety of international XML initiatives for the United States and NATO. John is a member of the W3C Advisory Committee, helped develop the XML Query Language and the XML Schema Language and was U.S. delegate to NATO on technology initiatives related to XML, messaging and data interoperability. John has over twenty years experience developing technology and has Masters and Bachelors degrees in Computer Science.

Rich Rollman
Founder, Vice President, Engineering & Product Development

Rich Rollman is a founder and Vice President of Engineering and Product Development at AgileDelta. Prior to joining AgileDelta, Rich was founder and CEO of DataConcert, a startup that built E-Business solutions using XML and web services to link enterprises with their small and mid-size trading partners. He has been working on XML technologies since their inception. Rich was the Group Program Manager for Microsoft's core XML technologies (MS XML) and SQL Server's XML functionality (SQLXML). He later led product management at Crossgain Corporation where he built XML-centric programming models for web services. Rich has over twenty years experience building Internet and client-server software on a variety of computing platforms. He holds a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science.