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2010 Distinguished Alumnus

Dr. Curtis HolmesMr. Thomas "Curtis" Holmes Jr.
M.S. 1986 Computer Science

Holmes  brings more than fifteen years of executive leadership experience in providing  innovative software solutions to global enterprises. Holmes joined Texert as  President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2008.  Prior to Texert,  Holmes served as President and Chief Executive Officer of MetaSolv Software  from July 2003 to December 2006, prior to MetaSolv being acquired by Oracle  Corporation.  Previously, he served as President and Chief Operating  Officer from 2001 to 2003. He led MetaSolv’s return to profitable growth  through significant global expansion initiatives and key strategy-driven  acquisitions, including acquiring operations support systems software assets  from Nortel Networks early in 2002, and acquiring London-based Orchestream  Holdings plc in 2003. Prior to joining MetaSolv in January 2001, Holmes was  Vice President of the Intelligent Network Unit of Lucent Technologies. Under  his direction, the Intelligent Network Unit achieved a major global expansion,  market leadership position, and sustained revenue growth and profitability. He  has more than 25 years experience in the communications software industry,  including managing the development of operations support systems applications.  He started his career at Bell Laboratories in 1984. Holmes is a director of  Elanti Systems, Inc. and Greenhill School.  He previously served as  director of Tango Networks. Holmes earned an M.S. in Computer Science from Purdue  University, and a B.S. in Computer Science from Southern University.

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