Dave White has been named Chief Technology Officer for Quark Software Inc. Formerly Vice President of Alliances and Emerging Technology for the company, White is now responsible for leading Quark's product teams and strategy as the company continues to offer innovative enterprise and mobile publishing platforms.
White, an engineer by training with two decades in the publishing software industry, is on the forefront of the technologies for high-value, impactful customer communications. Prior to joining Quark in 2008, he was Vice President of Product Strategy at PTC and Arbortext where he led key initiatives for executing on emerging technologies, strategic partnerships, and acquisitions. He graduated from Purdue University with a degree in electrical engineering technology. White speaks at industry and partner events on the topics of traditional and emerging publishing technologies including XML, DITA, HTML5, and ePub.
"Dave White has been instrumental in guiding Quark's partner and product strategy across our growing enterprise business, and he was key in driving our recent acquisition of Mobile IQ, whose HTML5 publishing technology is at the core of our App Studio solution," said Ray Schiavone, President and CEO of Quark. "His philosophy regarding the future of technology, which is based on openness, flexibility, and ease of integration, is critical as we build on our enterprise publishing platform for the creation and delivery of mobile content and customer communications."