Kanban Adds Shadeed Willis As Director Of Engineering

New York, March 1, 2013 /PR Newswire/Kanban, who engineers inspiring, content-rich interactions on web, mobile, and emerging technology platforms for real-time marketers, announced today that it has hired Shadeed Willis as part of the engineering leadership.With experience in both Java/J2EE and front-end development, Shadeed will lead the growing team of Kanban developers, engineers and architects with a focus on skill and career development, software development best practices and technical innovation.

“We are very excited to have someone with Shadeed’s background and leadership qualities join our team. His experience in applying strong engineering principles for the benefit of marketing effectiveness is precisely what Kanban’s client are looking for,” said CEO Josh Manton.

Shadeed has over ten years of experience developing and delivering enterprise level applications. Prior to joining Kanban, Shadeed spent six years in the interactive agency industry working for Razorfish and Huge, as Technical Architect and Tech Director, respectively. His clients included Mercedes Benz, XM Satellite Radio, Dow Jones, CondeNast, Clear Channel, Comcast and Royal Caribbean. Shadeed began his career at MLB Advanced Media, where over a span of five years he was involved in developing Java applications including stats, new fantasy games, subscription media products, player biographies, accounts/registration, standings, and real-time game day data syndication. Shadeed holds a Bachelor of Science and Engineering degree in Computer Science with a concentration in Wharton’s Operations and Information Management department from the University of Pennsylvania.

“Kanban, with its focus on marketing technology, is poised to truly add value to any marketer seeking to make a business impact,” Shadeed said. “I’m personally excited to be part of a culture of engineering excellence, help define the most beneficial technologies and applications for our clients, and ensure that our talented staff continues to be at the forefront of those innovations.”

About Kanban

Founded in 2006, Kanban Solutions LLC, provides software engineering, and application development services to global brands across a number of industries; including consumer electronics, retail, technology, manufacturing, and media/publishing. Based in New York City, Kanban has developed solutions for such notable brands as Nikon, TracFone, Allied Security Trust, NBC Universal, and New York University. Kanban specializes in complex web applications that leverage customer experience, content, and commerce technologies and systems, rely on rich interfaces, and deliver business results. Through a unique and highly effective delivery methodology, Kanban’s clients are more agile and responsive, enabling marketing innovation on a 24×7 real-time basis.

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