CTO, Flatirons Solutions
An internationally recognized XML pioneer and content management industry expert, Mr. Severson has over twenty years of experience in the technology field, ranging from hands-on product development and consulting to senior management roles in engineering and marketing.
Mr. Severson is currently Chief Technology Officer and a co-founder of Flatirons Solutions Corporation, where he leads a consulting and systems integration practice specializing in content management and XML-based publishing. A frequent conference speaker on DITA and other XML-related subjects, Mr. Severson is also a past president of the OASIS XML industry consortium, is currently on the board of IDEAlliance, and has served as as an Executive Consultant for IBM Global Services, Vice President and Chief Strategist for Interleaf, Inc., and Executive Vice President and CTO of Avalanche (an early SGML/XML software company).
- Tutorial: XML: What Publishers Need to Know