J. Clark Maurer, President and Chief Executive Officer
J. Clark Maurer incorporated SlickEdit in 1988 and leads the innovative technology initiatives at the SlickEdit. Prior to founding SlickEdit, Mr. Maurer was a lead programmer at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center where he designed and implemented the number one internal use only product called E, used by over 25,000 users at IBM. Mr. Maurer's technology leadership has allowed SlickEdit products to win numerous prestigious awards. Mr. Maurer has a BS in Computer Science from the College of Engineering at Cornell University and holds one US Patent related to development tools for object-oriented programming.
Rick Lanning, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Rick Lanning joined SlickEdit in 2003. Mr. Lanning is responsible for leading and managing worldwide sales, marketing, and business development. Mr. Lanning has over 16 years of experience providing technology solutions to commercial and federal markets in various roles for leading technology companies including TogetherSoft Corporation (acquired by Borland), Segue Software, R2 Services, and Rational Software (acquired by IBM). Mr. Lanning holds a BS in Information Systems Management from Buffalo State College.
Matthew Etter, Director of Software Development
Matthew Etter joined SlickEdit in 2005. Mr. Etter has over 15 years of experience in software development, working with a wide variety of languages and platforms. Previous to joining SlickEdit he worked as a developer for Stingray Software (acquired by Rogue Wave) and ClearChannel Outdoor. In 2011 he was promoted to the role of Director where he leads the development team and continues to write code, focusing on the Mac platform. Mr. Etter holds a BA in Linguistics from Wake Forest University.