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Bill Curtis - SVP and Chief Scientist at CAST
Dr. Bill Curtis is SVP and Chief Scientist of CAST and heads CAST Research Labs which reports statistical profiles of global trends in structural quality, as well as applying visualization and machine learning to structural quality analysis. He is also Executive Director of the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ), chartered to produce international standards for automating the measurement of structural quality from source code. He co-edits several ISO 25000 series software quality standards. He is best known for leading development of the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) and People CMM at the Software Engineering Institute. He has 40 years’ experience in software, has authored 4 books and 150+ papers, and is a Fellow of the IEEE for his contributions to software process improvement and measurement.