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Exosite CTO & Software Engineer
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As chief technology officer, Mark Benson navigates emerging Internet of Things developments and leads Exosite's technology strategy to fuel its industry leadership and growth. Prior to joining Exosite in 2012, Benson was the director of software strategy at Logic PD, where he was responsible for leading software product development and setting the overall software strategy for the company. Benson wrote the book, "The Art of Software Thermal Management for Embedded Systems," and holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Bethel University in Arden Hills, Minnesota, and a master's degree in software engineering from the University of Minnesota.

 

Brian Ericson, a software engineer at Exosite, has a variety of responsibilities including evaluating upcoming technologies and providing technical oversight, interacting with customers to ensure their success, and participating in software development. Prior to joining Exosite in 2015, Ericson was a technical fellow at PTC where he worked primarily on its Windchill product. Ericson earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Minnesota, Morris.

 

 

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