Dan Sturtevant founded Silverthread in 2013 to commercialize 15 years of Harvard and MIT research on software complexity and business outcomes. While at MIT, he researched the empirical foundations of Silverthread’s predictive analytics linking design quality and development productivity, agility, quality, and staff turnover. Before this, Dan spent 15 years as a software architect and engineer, manager, and developer in commercial and defense enterprises. His domain experience spanned data analytics, computational simulation modeling, cryptography, virtualization, Linux supercomputing, and the fusion of satellite data.
Dan has a B.S. in computer engineering from Lehigh University, an M.S. in engineering and management from MIT, and a Ph.D. in engineering systems, also from MIT.