Randall G. Menna Working in Silicon Valley for more than 20 years, Randall G Menna is now Founder and President of The Newport Avenue Group, a custom software development company specializing in the creation of high performance WAN applications.The Newport Avenue Group
has engineered mobile solutions for industries as diverse as wireless medicine and transport and logistics.An Entrepreneur and software engineer, Mr. Menna founded two start-up companies: New Moon Systems in 1995 where he served as its Vice President of Engineering; and Ejasent, a pioneer in developing application virtualization technology for utility computing. Mr. Menna began his career at Hewlett-Packard where he held engineering positions.
In 1987, he
joined MIPS Computer Systems continuing to hold engineering roles as a member of the compiler group, workstation kernel group and head of teams responsible for both system boot PROMS and software QA.He also held the role of Unix Kernel engineer at HaL Computers, and as Sr. Director of Adapter Engineering at Slam Dunk Networks.Menna holds a Bachelor degree in Behavioral Science from the University of Chicago , and a Master in Computer Science from the University of Illinois , Urbana-Champaign.He
is the holder of two patents with three patent applications currently pending; is a signatory to the Agile Software Development Manifesto, and creator of CRP
, an Agile development process optimized for geographically distributed small teams of developers.