Novak is a senior member of the technical staff at the SEI. He is a
researcher, consultant, and instructor in the acquisition and
development of software-reliant systems.
Novak has more than 25 years of experience with real-time embedded
software product development, government acquisition, and business
management. Prior to coming to the SEI, he worked at GTE, GE Corporate
Research and Development, GE Aerospace, and Texas Instruments. His
technical background includes research and development work in software
engineering, development environments, software reuse, and digital
Novak has received a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Science in Computer
Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.