Russell E. Jamerson
Co-founder, Kinesix Software
President and CEO, Kinesix Software
Kinesix Board Member
After a 10-year career with the company, Russ Jamerson was appointed by the Kinesix board of directors as President and CEO of Kinesix Software in January 2003. Jamerson has been in commercial software development for the past 15 years and has a strong technical background, as well as experience in sales, marketing and operations.
Prior to Kinesix and XTI, Jamerson worked for the Space Shuttle Ascent Flight Design group of Rockwell Space Operations in Houston. Key areas of involvement included shuttle contingency abort scenarios as well as astronaut training and simulation.
Jamerson spent additional time at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif. His work there involved machine vision and applications of automated “nap of the earth” flight control for rotary wing aircraft.
Jamerson attended the Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. This was then followed by a Master of Aerospace Engineering with a specialization in automatic control theory.
Jamerson is a member of International Society of Automation (ISA) and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He has also been published in numerous process control magazines.
Thomas J. Murphy
Vice President and CTO, Kinesix Software
Kinesix Board Member
Tom Murphy, Kinesix Software’s chief technology officer and vice president, joined Kinesix as a seasoned technology executive with more than 18 years of experience.
Before joining Kinesix, Murphy served as vice president of enterprise operations at Houston-based NetVersant Solutions. There, he led a range of technology deployments. These include work with enterprise applications, integrated-operations centers, mobile voice-and-data networks, and project-management systems.
Prior to his tenure at NetVersant, Murphy held leadership and technical positions at top-tier technology companies, including work as a consultant developing targeting systems for Texas Instruments and a stint as an avionics-software developer for Lockheed Martin’s F-16 fighter-jet program. Murphy has also worked as a developer of oil-and-gas SCADA systems for a Foxboro subsidiary.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in computing science and a minor in mathematics from Texas A&M University.