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RMS Continues to Build World-Class Software Team, Names Paul Winsberg as Senior Vice President of Software Development

February 13, 2014

Former executive of OpenText, a leader in enterprise-integration services, brings more than 25 years of experience to RMS

NEWARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RMS, the world's leading catastrophe modeling firm, today announced the appointment of Paul Winsberg as senior vice president of software development. Reporting to RMS Chief Technology Officer Philippe Stephan, Winsberg and his team will lead software development for RMS(one)™, the company’s real-time exposure and risk-management cloud platform, purpose built for the global insurance, reinsurance and insurance-linked securities industries to manage all exposure and risk in one, open environment.

“With more than two decades of experience leading software-development teams and a background steeped in mathematics and computer science, Paul brings deep industry understanding, exceptional vision and leadership to RMS as we deliver RMS(one) to the market this year,” said Hemant Shah, co-founder and chief executive officer of RMS. “Paul will help us build an enduring ecosystem of risk management capabilities to empower our customers to manage their risk with unprecedented freedom and flexibility – a cornerstone to our growth and success.”

In this new role, Winsberg will manage software engineering and quality engineering worldwide for RMS. His responsibilities include RMS(one), RiskLink®, Risk Browser® and additional RMS products. Working with product management, model development and cloud operations, Winsberg will focus on product quality and engineering efficiencies.

“With the RMS(one) platform, RMS is showing what it means to lead an industry,” said Winsberg. “I look forward to growing our talent team of software developers, continuing RMS’ heritage of technology disruption and working with clients to understand how technology can continue to give them the freedom and flexibility to own their own view of risk.”

Winsberg has more than 25 years of developer-leadership experience from enterprise technology companies such as OpenText and Hyperion Solutions. As vice president of product engineering at OpenText, he was responsible for strategy, planning and execution of next-generation development projects, multiple product lines and cloud offerings. In addition, he managed more than 100 engineers from waterfall to agile practices and created a team of offshore engineers. He received a bachelor’s of science degree in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley.

About RMS

RMS is the world's leading provider of software, services and expertise for the quantification and management of catastrophe risk. More than 400 leading insurers, reinsurers, trading companies and other financial institutions rely on RMS solutions to quantify, manage, and transfer risk. Founded at Stanford University in 1988, RMS serves clients today from offices in the U.S., Bermuda, the U.K., Switzerland, India, China, and Japan. For more information, visit and follow us @RMS_News.


Cynthia Horiguchi, +1-510-320-9770

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