William E. Novak
Novak is a senior member of the technical staff at the SEI. He is a researcher, consultant, and instructor in the acquisition and development of software-reliant systems. Novak has more than 25 years of experience with real-time embedded software product development, government acquisition, and business management. Prior to coming to the SEI, he worked at GTE, GE Corporate Research and Development, GE Aerospace, and Texas Instruments. His technical background includes research and development work in software engineering, development environments, software reuse, and digital signal processing. Novak has received a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.