Leif Mortenson - President & CEO
- 1972: Born in California, USA
- 1990: Walker, Richer & Quinn, Inc. (Seattle, WA, USA)
- 1995: Graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, The University of Washington. (Seattle, WA, USA)
- 1995: Yakitori Chef, Hazuremon (Fukuoka, Japan)
- 1996: Itochu Techno-Science Corporation (CTC) (Tokyo, Japan)
- 2002: Qualitech, Inc. (Tokyo, Japan)
- 2004: Incorporated Tanuki Software, Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan)
- 2009: Obtained Permanent Japanese Residency
Leif has a long history of involvement in the open source community. He was an active developer for several years on the Apache Avalon and Excalibur projects, as well as making the Java Service Wrapper available starting in 2001.
He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Electrical Engineering, while working full time in Quality Assurance for a local Software company, Walker Richer & Quinn, Inc.