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Ken Jackson, the President of Concurrent Real-Time

Ken Jackson


Ken has more than 35 years of diverse engineering and management experience in the computer industry. During his tenure at Concurrent Real-Time, Ken has held many senior executive positions in development, marketing. business development, professional services and customer support.

Ken holds B.S degrees in mechanical engineering and electrical engineering, and a Masters in computer engineering from Florida Atlantic University.

Anish Anthony, Ph.D., Senior Director of Product Management

Anish Anthony, Ph.D.

Vice President, Product Management

Dr. Anish Anthony has been with Concurrent Real-Time since 2010. Anish leads the product and marketing direction for Concurrent Real-Time’s product suite.

Prior to this role, Anish was the chief technical architect of FPGA Workbench. Anish has a background in modeling and simulations with a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering and has previously worked at the MathWorks supporting real-time systems.

Rick Calabro, Vice President of Development

Rick Calabro

Vice President, Development

Rick is the Vice President of Development at Concurrent Real-Time. With over 35 years of experience at the company, Rick has held various positions including Support Analyst, Software Developer, and Director of Custom Engineering before earning his current title. With his extensive background in the company, Rick brings a wealth of knowledge to his role and provides leadership to the OS, Simulation WorkBench, FPGA, NightStar Tools Teams, Support and IT teams. Rick’s academic background includes a B.S. Degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Emory University, and he continues to drive innovation and success at Concurrent Real-Time with his expertise and dedication.

David Shantz, Vice President of Operations

Dave Shantz

Vice President, Operations

David has held numerous leadership positions during his 33 years at Concurrent including his current position as Vice President of Operations. He oversees Manufacturing, Systems Integration, Purchasing, Customer Repairs Services, Printed Circuit and Cable Assembly, Quality Inspection, Fabrication, and Shipping and Receiving teams.

Bill Kahn, Vice President of North American Sales

Bill Kahn

Vice President, US/EU Sales

Bill joined Concurrent Real-Time in 1986. Bill moved to sales after three years in supporting technical roles. Bill has advanced from Account Manager to Director, Sr. Director and on to Vice President of Sales in his 32 years with the company. Bill is still a direct contributor to sales covering the Northeast region of the U.S. and Canada in addition to his role as head of North American and European sales. Bill graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a BESM and an MS degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Masayuki Karasawa, Vice President of Concurrent Nippon

Masayuki Karasawa

Vice President, Asia

Mas has been with Concurrent’s Japanese subsidiary for over 45 years. Prior to his current management responsibilities, Mas has worked in systems engineering, field technical support, business development and sales. In addition to his General Director role, Mas also serves as account manager for several of Concurrent Real-Time’s major Japanese customers. Mas has a university degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Hans-Juergen Muendges, Vice President of Sales, Concurrent HPS Europe

Hans-Juergen Muendges

Vice President, Concurrent HPS Europe Sales

Hans has more than 25 years of experience in the high-tech industry, serving in various technical and sales roles. In 2007 he joined Concurrent Real-Time as an Account Manager. As the European Vice President of Sales, Hans is also responsible for the European subsidiaries. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from the RWTH Aachen, Germany, with a subsidiary subject of Economics, and is fluent in German, English, French and Italian.

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