How Did YOW! Begin?
YOW! Australia was started in 2008 by visionary thinker Dave Thomas, best known as the founder and past CEO of OTI (until it was bought out by IBM). He now runs Bedarra Research Labs (BRL) which specializes in emerging software technologies and practices and is based in Canada.
Dave has a wide spectrum of experience in the software industry as an engineer, consultant, architect, executive and investor. With a unique ability to see the future and translate research into competitive products, Dave was recognised as an ACM Distinguished Engineer in 2006 and has served on the ACM awards committee for the past 3 years.