Chris Haddad is the Vice President and service director for Burton Group Application Platform Strategies and Data Management Strategies. He covers data integration, metadata management, J2EE, service-oriented architecture (SOA), software as a service, open source, integration, XML schema, .NET, WS-*, and model-driven development.
Prior to joining Burton Group, Chris led software teams on architecture, development, and transformation initiatives.
His leadership roles span technical, product, and business process strategy including seven years as co-owner of a software company, three year leadership position at venture-backed software as a service company, and consulting director and delivery agent to Global 2000 enterprises and leading software vendors with focus areas of SOA, application architecture, middleware, and product/company strategy.
With 17 years of experience, Chris has established software development, product direction, and integration strategy of several successful software companies. He was granted committer status on the Apache Axis project in 2002.
He is a conference editorial board member, chair of special interest groups, and frequent speaker at Enterprise Architecture Summit, Interop, SOAWorld, JBossWorld, IASA, and SDWest.