Who Inspire Us
Ohara-Norris is senior vice president of Personify's product
development and product management organizations.
Personify, she served as vice president of engineering at Legato
Systems, where she oversaw an engineering organization that supported
Legato's growth following its initial public offering (IPO) and
rapid revenue growth from $29 million in 1995 to $228 million in
1999. At Legato, Maureen successfully grew the engineering organization
from 30 to 200 software developers, managing cross-functional development
staff including multiple engineering, quality assurance, documentation
and sustaining groups. In addition, she integrated domestic and
international engineering organizations from newly acquired companies
into the overall development organization.
Maureen worked at IBM for 14 years in multiple positions of increasing
responsibility, beginning her career as a software engineer. She
later served as engineering manager, overseeing development of new
versions of IBM's software that addressed the distributed network
business and leading groups responsible for Unix and PC-based products.
graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor's degree
in computer science.