Ruud Grotens, Compuware
Ruud Grotens is Product Manager of Compuware's Application Development and Integration products. Grotens joined Compuware in 1996. His key responsibility is to conduct market research and analysis to support the strategic and technical direction of Compuware's application development and integration products, including OptimalJ. Grotens is also responsible for ensuring knowledge transfer to Compuware's local technical and field sales teams. Prior to joining Product Management he held technical and sales support roles in Compuware's Dutch organization. Grotens also worked for Origin, a Dutch-based Systems Integrator, in a variety of positions but primarily in the telecommunications branch. He holds a degree in computer science.