Merrill R. (Rick) Chapman
Managing Editor, Softletter
Softletter is the industry’s most trusted source for benchmarks, metrics and business insights that software executives need to maximize growth and profitability. For years published as a bi-monthly newsletter, Softletter is now an online content and information hub for SaaS, mobile, OEM and on-premise software firms.
Softletter’s managing editor and publisher is Merrill R. (Rick) Chapman. Rick is the author of In Search of Stupidity: Over 20 Years of High-Tech Marketing Disasters and SaaS Entrepreneur: The Definitive Guide to Succeeding in Your Cloud Application Business. Rick has worked and consulted in the industry for such industry pioneers as MicroPro (WordStar) and Ashton-Tate and consulted for a wide variety of software and high technology firms such as IBM, Novell, Microsoft, Sun and many others. He is also the author of two novels, Selling Steve Jobs’ Liver: A Story of Startups, Innovation, and Connectivity in the Clouds and Rule-Set: A Novel of a Quantum Future.
Randy J. Hujar
Contributing Editor, Softletter
Randal (Randy) J. Hujar is a contributing Editor for Softletter. Mr. Hujar’s background includes over 30 years experience with companies ranging from self-funded and venture backed start-up’s to Fortune 100 companies in the areas of the enterprise, software as a service, entertainment, and productivity software for Internet and PC to mainframe platforms, as well as biometric security, computer, and gaming controller hardware. Mr. Hujar has been a successful entrepreneur having built and sold three companies during his career and has successfully brought over 75 commercial software and hardware products from design to marketplace. His job titles have included President & CEO for Katerra Corporation, Miacomet, Inc, Stromberg, Inc, and LYRIQ International.
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