Executive Biographies

Asif Khader is a proven entrepreneur and Cranes Software’s growing popularity & profitability is a robust example of his skills. Equally at ease with business and technology mechanics, Asif has led Cranes Software’s metamorphosis from a marketing-led organization to a leading global player in the scientific and engineering software domain. Asif has been instrumental in creating and enhancing Cranes Software’s successful relationships with leading global organizations as well as its focus on investing in future technologies.

Mueed Khader is an intrinsic part of Cranes Software’s executive management team as well as a member of our Board of Directors. He plays the role of Executive Director and is responsible for the overall strategic decision-making at Cranes Software.


Richard Gall serves as President for Systat Software. Richard Gall brings over three decades of techno-commercial experience to the company. Richard spent a substantial portion of his career at Texas Instruments and subsequently worked with leading corporations such as defense technology major Raytheon and product developer Parametric Technology. He has also developed strong process methodologies and is well grounded in Six Sigma. Richard has a B.S. in electrical engineering from Purdue University and an MBA. Richard is currently on the management staff and a board member of Systat Software’s parent corporation.

Ron Brown, Chief Software Architect for Systat Software, graduated with a chemical engineering degree from Purdue University in 1975 and has worked at 3M, Eastman Kodak, and several Silicon Valley technology companies. He founded AISN, a scientific software company, in 1988. His company launched TableCurve 2D®, TableCurve 3D®, PeakFit®, and AutoSignal®, products that have set the standards in their respective analytical domains and which are now part of the Systat Software product line. Apart from over seeing the evolution of the products he authored, Ron is also on board of Systat Software’s parent corporation.

Dr. Richard Mitchell, Senior Scientist graduated with a Ph.D. in Engineering from Purdue University. His early industrial experience includes working on the Atlas missile system that put John Glenn in orbit and positions in the biomedical engineering field at California Pacific Medical Center. Richard has also served as adjunct professor at UC Berkeley. He was one of the original founders of Jandel Scientific, and for two decades, has been the principal scientist overseeing the evolution of technology in the Sigma family of scientific software products.