Southampton, UK, December 13, 2007: Snowflake Software introduces two new technical experts to its increasingly growing team. Geoffrey Walters and Duncan Southam have recently joined the company to help extend the company’s web services capabilities and continue to position Snowflake as the experts in GML.
Geoffrey (Geoff) Walters is a certified Sun Java Programmer with over 14 years’ experience working in the high tech and telecommunications industries. His career as a software architect brings expertise in enterprise computing to Snowflake as the company looks forward to increasing its consultancy and product development fields. Having worked for international companies such as Orange and LogicaCMG, Walters will also play a vital role in bringing new structure and methodology to the growing corporation.
Duncan Southam also joins Snowflake to further enhance the development team. Southam has most recently been a Senior Systems Developer at the UK ‘s National Mapping Agency, Ordnance Survey, where he was involved in the development of key business systems including the OS MasterMap publishing database, the Integrated Transport Network (ITN) and the Feature Validation Data Sets (FVDS). His knowledge of Java, GML, Oracle and Web Services will be invaluable to the team.
“This is an exciting time for the software engineering team and we are delighted to welcome two key players who already bring the required technical expertise to address our projects,” explained Eddie Curtis, CTO of Snowflake Software. “Snowflake’s reputation is founded on our technical competence, it was essential to fill these roles carefully.”
Geoff Walters has a Masters Degree in Communicating Computing Systems and a Physics Degree from the University of Bristol. Duncan Southam holds a degree in Geography from the University of Leeds and a post-graduate diploma from the University of Teesside.