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Kim Knuttila, Founder and CEO
, Kim Knuttila was VP of Engineering at Cygnus Solutions when that company was acquired by Red Hat, Inc. in 1999. At Red Hat, he continued to manage the Cygnus business unit delivering open source tools and embedded Linux solutions to customers around the world.

Previous to Cygnus, where he had worked since 1995, Kim worked at IBM as a key contributor in the C/C++ tools development group. Kim holds Bachelor's (Honors) degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Saskatchewan, with post graduate work in both at the University of Toronto.



James Prasad, Co-Founder and COO
, Prior to Specifix, James Prasad served as Vice President and General Manager, EMEA, and Director of Embedded Business for Red Hat. James joined Red Hat from Cygnus, where he was Director of Business Development.

James brings over 20 years of experience in the high technology industry. His broad experience covers engineering, sales and marketing roles within start-up companies through to multi-billion dollar organizations. He has held various positions at Quantum Corp., Adaptec Inc., and Integrated Device Technology, Inc. He has an undergraduate electrical engineering degree and an MBA from San Francisco State University.


 
 
 

An Experienced Team
Individual members of the Specifix team have long histories in using the GNU Toolchain in both embedded and native applications.
This expertise and experience also covers supporting users with tool modifications, enhancements, optimizations, and timely bug fixes.
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