Chief Technology Officer
Austin, Texas Area
Mechanical Engineer and Member of Technical Staff (MTS)
1988 to 1989
1986 to 1988
Vice President - Engineering & Development Operations
November 2008 to December 2009
Vice President - Engineering
October 2006 to May 2008
Focus Now Solutions, LLC
President & CEO
September 2004 to September 2006
Vice President - Engineering
July 2003 to October 2003
Vice President of Engineering - ERP & CRM
October 2001 to July 2002
Vice President of Development Operations and Software Quality
October 1999 to September 2001
Development Manager - System Management Technologies
October 1995 to September 1997
Application Development Manager – Supply Chain, Inventory & Logistics
October 1992 to September 1995
Programmer / Analyst – Human Resources, Payroll, and Financials
March 1989 to September 1992
March 2004 to September 2004
Director of Development - System Management Technologies
October 1997 to September 1999
Mitek Systems, Inc.
Vice President Engineering
March 2011 to September 2018
Chief Technology Officer @ Bazaarvoice Austin, Texas AreaMechanical Engineer and Member of Technical Staff (MTS) @ Rockwell International From 1988 to 1989 (1 year) Engineering Intern @ TRW From 1986 to 1988 (2 years) Vice President - Engineering & Development Operations @ MaintenanceNet Managed development, data services, customer support, IT, and project management. Delivered CRM solution used to for lead generation and quote transaction services for service contract management. Customers include Cisco, Fujitsu, Panasonic, Ingram-Micro, and others From November 2008 to December 2009 (1 year 2 months) Vice President - Engineering @ Intuit Lead software engineering team responsible for development and maintenance of shared technologies supporting TurboTax and other Intuit products. Executive owner for electronic filing services supporting income and payroll taxes for consumers and professionals. From October 2006 to May 2008 (1 year 8 months) President & CEO @ Focus Now Solutions, LLC Grew start-up consulting practice, including funding sources. Led product development, sales and marketing. Developed web-based mobile asset management and electronic document tracking solution for attorneys and medical field using RFID technology. Built relationships with hardware / software partners and distributors. Located and planned facilities, hired and trained staff, and developed compensation model. Positioned organization to work with angel investors. From September 2004 to September 2006 (2 years 1 month) Vice President - Engineering @ PeopleSoft Managed $22M budget and CRM project team with 187 FTE. Led engineering in five locations, aligning strategies with divisions, distributions and company. Directed research, design, development, testing and maintenance for CRM. Grew off-shore presence for test and maintenance. Member of Executive Management Team. From July 2003 to October 2003 (4 months) Vice President of Engineering - ERP & CRM @ J.D.Edwards Reorganized resources creating new organizational model for development and test teams. Conducted reviews, established project management function and integrated acquired CRM company. Improved CRM revenue opportunity with new procedures. Established offshore development partner for product certification. Managed $30M budget and 250 staff. From October 2001 to July 2002 (10 months) Vice President of Development Operations and Software Quality @ J.D.Edwards Managed operations supporting 1000 development users. Created and implemented strategy for centralized test procedures. Established Best Practices and trained staff. Developed succession planning strategy for management growth. From October 1999 to September 2001 (2 years) Development Manager - System Management Technologies @ J.D.Edwards Responsible for architecture and construction for JD Edwards’ first open systems deployment and change management modules. From October 1995 to September 1997 (2 years) Application Development Manager – Supply Chain, Inventory & Logistics @ J.D.Edwards Responsible for design and delivery of new product line for Advanced Warehouse Management. Also responsible for management of development team for additional product lines for Inventory and Purchasing modules. From October 1992 to September 1995 (3 years) Programmer / Analyst – Human Resources, Payroll, and Financials @ J.D.Edwards Built product line extensions for Position Control, Applicant Tracking, Benefits Administration, and Payroll History. From March 1989 to September 1992 (3 years 7 months) VP-Product Management @ Hyperspace Communications Led product development procedures for software organization focused on network communications. Developed outsourcing partner for software test automation. Established quality management procedures. Identified viable products in competitive market, prioritizing requirements. Mapped product and release management. Collaborated with direct and indirect sales. Created M&A methodology for targeting acquisitions. From March 2004 to September 2004 (7 months) Director of Development - System Management Technologies @ J.D.Edwards Responsible for ERP system deployment functions including install, reinstall, upgrade,and Object Management. Led OneWorld Alpha/Beta program. Directed change management design, build, and test. Hired and trained development team. Served on M&A and earned US Patent for innovative software delivery system. From October 1997 to September 1999 (2 years) Vice President Engineering @ Mitek Systems, Inc. Responsible for executive leadership of the global product development team. From March 2011 to September 2018 (7 years 7 months)
What company does Fritz Hesse work for?
Fritz Hesse works for Bazaarvoice
What is Fritz Hesse's role at Bazaarvoice?
Fritz Hesse is Chief Technology Officer
What industry does Fritz Hesse work in?
Fritz Hesse works in the Computer Software industry.
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