Dr. Adam Kolawa is the CEO of ParaSoft Corporation, a leading provider of software productivity solutions. Dr. Kolawa holds a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the California Institute of Technology. Dr. Kolawa has extensive experience in both programming and managing programmers. He has written several successful commercial software products, and has headed the development of a large number and variety of software projects, including software development tools, retail solutions, web development and management tools, data mining tools and more. Heading a company that sells products to programmers and managers has given Dr. Kolawa the unique opportunity to interact with software developers and managers at multiple levels. Dr. Kolawa established his ability to clearly communicate the expertise he has gained from his education and experience in the many papers on physics and computer science that appeared in such publications as the Caltech Concurrent Computing Project Memo and the Proceedings of the Hypercube Conference. Two of Dr. Kolawa's papers are included in Parallel Computing Works! Ed. Geoffrey Fox. Dr. Kolawa has spoken at many conferences including UniForum, SuperComputing, SGI Expo, Xhibition, Quality Week, IEEE conferences, and has also conducted national seminars on Strategies for Effective Software Development.