February 25, 2014
Jeff Nielsen Joins 3Pillar Global as SVP of Engineering
Fairfax, VA – February 25, 2014 – 3Pillar Global, a leading developer of innovative, revenue-generating software products, today announced the appointment of Jeff Nielsen as its SVP of Engineering. Nielsen will lead 3Pillar’s Innovate, Accelerate, and Elevate service offerings, and its agile product development methodology.
“Jeff’s deep expertise in applying agile methodologies to help businesses improve the way they work makes him the perfect fit for the position,” said David DeWolf, 3Pillar’s CEO. “As the demand for our consulting services continues to increase, it’s critical that we have an experienced leader like Jeff continuing to drive innovation and best practices throughout our engineering teams.”
As SVP of Engineering, Nielsen will be responsible for overseeing successful delivery of technology services for all 3Pillar clients. Nielsen will guide development teams in the adoption and use of best practices in agile development and software engineering. He will also collaborate with clients to ensure that their technology initiatives are adequately tied to business and strategic goals.
“I am excited to help 3Pillar become the provider of choice in the Product Development Services space,” said Nielsen. “3Pillar’s approach to building business-driven software is exactly what companies need as they look to bring new software products to market or derive greater value out of existing products.”
Prior to joining 3Pillar, Nielsen was the Senior Vice President of Delivery and Chief Technology Officer of the Santeon Group, an IT services company that focuses on Enterprise Agility. In this role, Nielsen was responsible for Santeon's global software development initiatives and its Agile Coaching practice, overseeing teams in both the US and abroad. Prior to Santeon, Nielsen was head of engineering at TrapWire, a software product company that provides analytics and insights for intelligence and security organizations. Nielsen previously held executive positions at Stelligent and Digital Focus.
About 3Pillar Global
3Pillar Global builds innovative, revenue-generating software products, enabling businesses to quickly turn ideas into value. The company’s service offerings — Innovate, Accelerate and Elevate — address the entire software product development lifecycle, delivering clients a tangible result at every phase. 3Pillar balances business-minded thinking with engineering expertise in disruptive technologies, such as mobile, cloud, and big data, to develop products that meet real business needs. To date, 3Pillar's products have driven over $1 billion in revenue for industry leaders like CARFAX, PBS, and numerous others. For more information, visit www.3pillarglobal.com/.
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