Founded in 2010, ToolsCloud provides a state-of-the-art cloud-based platform to world class software development organizations, offering them security, business agility and significant cost-savings. We integrate best-of-breed software development tools into a cloud environment accessible from around the globe. ToolsCloud enables fast setup, development and deployment. It’s easy to own too. Code is portable, administration is simple, and security features abound.
ToolsCloud was founded and is run by developers.
Bruno Souza is a Java Developer and Open Source Evangelist. As founder and coordinator of SouJava (Sociedade de Usuários da Tecnologia Java; Java Technology Users Society) and leader of the Worldwide Java User Groups Community at Java.net, Bruno helped in the creation and organization of hundreds of JUGs worldwide. A Java developer since the earliest days of the technology, Bruno took part in some of the largest Java projects in Brazil. Bruno is a Principal Consultant at Summa Technologies, and has extensive experience in large projects in the Government, finance and service industries. A Cloud Expert at ToolsCloud, he promotes and develops cloud-based systems using Java. Nurturing developer communities is a personal passion, and Bruno worked actively with Java open source communities and projects.
Chris Rigatti is a former embedded software developer who has experienced the pain of using second-rate software development tools far too often. Prior to joining ToolsCloud, he was the Sr. Director of Product for Dynamics Inc., a manufacturer of next-generation payment technologies, and Design & Development Engineer for Lutron Electronics, where he developed energy-saving lighting control systems used in LEED Platinum commercial buildings such as the New York Times Headquarters, Bank of America Tower, and US Census Bureau Headquarters. He holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business, and a BS in Computer Engineering from Penn State.
Fabiane Nardon is a computer scientist who is passionate about creating software that will positively change the world we live in. She was the architect of the Brazilian Healthcare Information System, considered the largest Java EE application in the world and winner of the 2005 Duke’s Choice Award. She leads several communities, including the Java Tools Community at java.net, where 800+ open source projects have been thus far born. She is a frequent speaker at conferences in Brazil and abroad, author of several technical articles and member of the program committee of several conferences such as JavaOne, OSCON, and TDC. She was selected to be a Java Champion by Sun Microsystems as recognition of her contributions to the Java ecosystem. Currently, she works as a tools expert at ToolsCloud where she is helping to shape new disruptive Internet based services.
Board of Directors
Ed Engler is Managing Partner at Pittsburgh Equity Partners and focuses on early stage investments in information technology and life sciences companies. He has been an investor and entrepreneur since 1996, when he founded Summa Technologies and has provided funding and guidance to many other early-stage companies including JumpStart Wireless, mSpoke, ShowClix, Industry Weapon and Summa Technologies. He frequently serves as a panelist and speaker at local business and venture capital events.
José Geraldo is a Summa Brasil President and partner where he is responsible for managing the Summa Brasil employees, leads customer relationships, negotiates customer contracts and engagements, manages engagements, leader of prospecting efforts for developing new customer engagements, works with attorneys for all legal and contract matters, ensures that customer accounts are paid on a timely basis, and leads strategic planning for Summa Brasil.