CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Codeship, the simplest Continuous Delivery platform, today announced the appointment of Jim Schley to vice president of engineering. Jim brings more than 15 years of successful product delivery experience to lead Codeship’s expanding engineering team, with eight engineers across its Cambridge and Vienna offices.
Jim’s strength lies in utilizing agile software development to develop, release and support products. Prior to joining Codeship, Jim was vice president of software engineering at Aereo, where he oversaw software development for the company’s over-the-top television and cloud DVR platform. Before Aereo, he acted as senior engineering manager at Brightcove, where he led teams responsible for the company’s industry-leading online video platform (OVP) product, Video Cloud. Jim also spent nearly four years at Bullhorn in various engineering roles and nearly six years at Adobe Systems. Jim holds a B.A. in earth and planetary science from The Johns Hopkins University.
“We are very excited to bring Jim on board to lead Codeship’s quickly-growing team of engineers,” said Moritz Plassnig, founder and CEO, Codeship. “Jim has a reputation and proven track record of bringing products to market and leading top-notch teams. It is critical that we hire and retain the best engineering talent around to deliver on our promise of ‘building for the builders.’ We have big plans for our product in 2015, and we are thrilled to have Jim on board to help lead that charge.”
“When I looked around at the companies in Boston doing exciting things in the tech space, Codeship was a standout,” said Jim Schley. “As an engineer, I immediately understand and appreciate the value of what Codeship is bringing to market – the ability for companies of all sizes to quickly and efficiently deliver products to their customers and address their evolving needs. I am happy to be on board to accelerate the next stage in product growth for Codeship.”
Founded in 2011, Codeship was built with the mission of allowing companies of all sizes to stay at the same agile development pace as major Internet companies, while keeping costs down and productivity high. Codeship turns a manual release into an automated one by making it easy for developers to test and deploy new software.
Codeship is the simplest Continuous Delivery platform that acts as your release engineers so you can better meet your customer needs’ by developing and releasing products quickly. Codeship turns a manual release process into an automated one by making it incredibly easy for developers to test and deploy new software—fast, reliably and securely—without taxing their own team or experiencing downtime. We help teams build the best products imaginable by allowing them to focus on product development rather than on testing and releasing software. To sign up or learn more about Codeship, go to www.codeship.io.