As Co-CEO for QSM, Doug has 33 years of experience in the software measurement field and is considered a pioneer in the development of this industry. Doug has been instrumental in directing the development of the SLIM Suite of software estimation and measurement tools, and he has trained more than 1,000 software professionals in the use of the SLIM Suite. Doug’s responsibilities at QSM include managing the delivery of QSM software measurement services, defining requirements for the SLIM Product Suite, and overseeing the research activities derived from the QSM project history repository. He has performed work for clients that include the New York Stock Exchange, Honeywell, General Motors, and Bank of America. Doug is also a sought-after international author and speaker. He has published numerous articles and white papers and delivered more than 100 speeches on software estimation and enterprise demand management.