OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Riffyn, a global provider of R&D software has appointed industry veteran Lili Nader to the role of Chief Technical Officer. Ms. Nader is a co-founder of Riffyn and served as the chief software architect of Riffyn's cloud-based Scientific Development Environment (SDE) since 2014. In her expanded role, Ms. Nader will continue to lead Riffyn's growing team of engineers and technical staff, while guiding the strategic development of Riffyn's technology backbone.
"We are thrilled to have Lili leading our technical team. She brings the perfect mix of experience, technical depth and inspiring leadership to Riffyn," said CEO, Timothy Gardner. "This promotion reflects Lili's extraordinary contributions and success in engineering the Riffyn SDE. She has built the application from the ground up, while assembling a dedicated and talented team. I am looking forward to our continued partnership as we expand Riffyn's groundbreaking ability to transform the quality and the pace of scientific discovery."
Ms. Nader brings her wealth of experience in Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Application Performance Monitoring to the R&D space. Prior to Riffyn, Ms. Nader was a software architect at Red Hat on the Openshift PaaS team, which acquired her previous company Makara. At Makara, as part of the founding team, she built a container system for scalable lifecycle management, performance monitoring and clustered deployment of web applications. Lili also previously worked at Timestock (sold to Wiley Technology and later to Computer Associates), OnDemand (sold to Chordiant Software) and National Semiconductor.
"We are bringing to R&D organizations many of the concepts and tools that have helped advanced software development and scalability, including versioning, continuous integration, automation and reusability," said Ms. Nader. "Riffyn customers can expect productivity and reliability improvements similar to those realized by the software industry when they adopted such capabilities. I am excited to bring these innovations to scientific discovery."
Riffyn delivers software and training to global R&D organizations to help them achieve more productive science. Its cloud-based Scientific Development Environment (SDE) integrates previously siloed experimental methods and data to resolve the root causes of error. The Riffyn SDE gives customers the power to achieve repeatable outcomes, faster discoveries, and right-first-time technology scale-up. Riffyn was founded in 2014 with offices in Oakland, CA and Boston, MA. For more information, visit: www.riffyn.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.