Eric Dec Joins Escape Velocity Systems

by : Thomas Cutler

Evan Garber, President of Escape Velocity Systems ( recently announced the additional of Eric Dec to the fast-growing staff at the Boulder-based process manufacturing firm. According to Garber, "Eric is going to be a tremendous asset to our organization and integral to our rapid growth and maintaining our leadership position in the marketplace."

Eric Dec, has extensive experience in all aspects of software development, including leading cross-functional product teams, managing requirements and projects and writing high quality commercial software. Dec holds a Bachelors of Science in Business and Computer Information Systems from Indiana University.

Prior to joining Escape Velocity Group, Dec served as a .Net Web Developer for as well as a Senior Engineer for Segment 7 for several years. For four years Dec was a senior software engineer for Rational Software part of the IBM Software Group and developed software components for eleven releases of RequisitePro and three internationalized versions of RequisitePro.

Escape Velocity Systems (EVS) was formed in 2001 to combine specific industry knowledge related to process manufacturing, distribution, and ERP implementations with cutting edge software development. The company focus is to create tools that enable mid-market enterprises to achieve their goals, focusing on lean processes and ROI. According Garber, "We realize that good ERP software is the hub of information in any process manufacturing enterprise. Timely, reliable, and centralized data are non-negotiable elements for businesses competing in the 21st century."

The term escape velocity refers to the speed that is necessary for an object to overcome gravity and soar into space. EVS provides direct applications for businesses looking for a catalyst, not just a software package. Process manufacturers require the best software solution coupled with industry experience that will accelerate the velocity with which they race towards their goals. The gravity of status-quo opposes aggressive, cutting edge organizations as they strive towards high quality and short lead time delivery while reducing inventories and operating costs.