Raj Johnson – President, CEO
Raj Johnson established MapuSoft Technologies in 2000 while working for Accelerated Technology, Inc. (now Mentor Graphics) as a Senior Software Engineer/FAE. He recognized developers’ need to migrate legacy code to the next generation and wanted to offer a solid software reuse solution. Johnson saw a great market opportunity in the industry, and in 2001 he founded MapuSoft Technologies. In 2002 Mr. Johnson left Mentor Graphics to devote full-time work to his growing company. He has since established a headquarters for MapuSoft in Mobile, AL, a development center in Chennai, India and various distributors worldwide. To facilitate his goal for MapuSoft to be the lead porting and abstraction solution provider in the embedded industry, Mr. Johnson motivates the company to develop innovative products and reach new markets. He takes a proactive approach in his position as President and CEO, as he continues to provide technical direction, participate in architectural and design issues and oversee the sales and marketing activities.
Raj Johnson has more than 15 years of technical and management experience in the embedded and telecommunication industries. Prior to founding MapuSoft he worked in various engineering and management positions for such companies as Mentor Graphics, Phillips Home Services, IBM and Vivid Technologies, Inc. He also has extensive knowledge in system/application design and development, software architecture, embedded coding and technical consulting. Mr. Johnson earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics & Communication from Anna University in Chennai, India and a Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College in New York City.