PROVO, UTAH (August 16, 2011) – SirsiDynix, the world's leading provider of library technology solutions, welcomes Sheridan Richey as the company's vice president of product development. Richey brings a strong background in product development, cloud technologies and web performance optimization to his new role. The addition of Richey represents a continued focus on investment in SirsiDynix product development.
"We're pleased to add Sheridan's strong experience in agile development leadership, process standards, and cloud technology best practices to the SirsiDynix team," said SirsiDynix Chief Executive Officer Matt Hawkins. "We will look to Sheridan to ensure the delivery of high-performance products during a time of accelerated development emphasis at SirsiDynix. Sheridan's hands-on and leadership experience will aid us in our mission of providing the industry's best solutions for our customers."
Prior to joining SirsiDynix, Richey built a leading cloud-based medical software platform at AdvancedMD. He brings extensive experience with agile development methodologies, web performance tuning, cloud technologies and best practices to his role as SirsiDynix vice president of product development. Richey has a history of delivering products to market on schedule, ensuring timely releases and updates for software customers.
Prior to AdvancedMD, Richey worked for GroupSystems.com, an electronic meeting software company, as a developer and manager of technical support. Richey received his bachelor's degree in information systems from the University of Phoenix.
SirsiDynix connects people with knowledge at more than 23,000 libraries around the world. Through library management technology and search and discovery tools, libraries using SirsiDynix technology bring relevant resources and the power of knowledge to their users and communities. SirsiDynix technology is architected to be open, scalable and robust, offering a complete solution out-of-the-box, and unparalleled flexibility through APIs and web services. Complemented by the most experienced training, consulting and support staff in the industry, SirsiDynix helps libraries create tomorrow's libraries, today. www.sirsidynix.com