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Bran Selic
Malina Software Corp.

Brief Bio
Bran Selic is President of Malina Software Corp., a Canadian company that provides consulting services to major corporate clients and government institutions worldwide. He is also Director of Advanced technology at Zeligsoft Limited in Canada and a Visiting Scientist at Simula Laboratories in Oslo, Norway. In 2007, Bran retired from IBM Canada, where he was an IBM Distinguished Engineer, and was responsible for setting the strategic direction for software development tools for technical systems. In addition, he is an adjunct professor of computer science at the University of Toronto and at Carleton University (Ot tawa, Canada), as well as a guest lecturer and researcher at the University of Sydney (Australia) and at INSA (Lyon, France). With close to 40 years of practical experience in designing and implementing large-scale industrial software systems, Bran has pioneered the application of model-driven development methods in real-time and embedded applications. In this domain, he has led numerous research projects, authored and edited several textbooks and numerous technical papers and chaired major conferences dedicated to these problems. In addition, he was one of the principal contributors to several technical standards related to OMG's Model-Driven Architecture initiative, including chairing the committee responsible for the widely adopted UML modeling language standard. In addition, Bran is one of the founders and a member of the steering committee of the Centre of Excellence for Research in Adaptive Systems (CERAS), an institute established by the Ontario Centres of Excellence and the IBM Center for Advanced Studies. Bran received his Dipl.Ing degree in 1972 and his Mag.Ing degree in 1974, both from the University of Belgrade in Yugoslavia. ... More >>


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