Terry Sigle: Software SE of the Year
By identity on Jul 25, 2007
I am pleased to announce that good friend and colleague Terry Sigle was named US Software Practice Systems Engineer of the Year at Sun's Software Practice FY08 Kickoff awards dinner this week. The following was read as a tribute to Terry's accomplishments during the past fiscal year (edited slightly for public consumption):
We are pleased to presesent Terry Sigle as SE of the year for FY07. Terry has set the standard of performance for SE's in the US Software Practice by his consistent superior performance, customer services and contribution to the SE community. He has demonstrated his mastery of all three product categories in the Identity Management product suite through active leadership in multiple sales opportunities. He earned the respect of those whom he serves through community building, intellectual property creation and sharing of his knowledge and capabilities with customers, partners and fellow Sun employees.
Specific examples of his superior performance include:
- Presales leadership in multiple, large communications market accounts.
- Leadership of the multiple-month Subscriber Profile Consolidation (SPC) project.
- Authorship of Directory Server Enterprise Edition (DSEE) 6.0: 400+ Million Entry Benchmark white paper which documented the leading edge benchmark performed for the SPC project.
- Successful completion of the Sun Engineering Enrichment & Development (SEED) mentoring program
- Leadership in developing the Identity Management major for Sun's Software Genius University
- Leadership in establishing Identity Management curriculum for the FY08 Software Kickoff
- Leadership in the Directory Collaboration Community for Sun and partner systems engineers
- Co-authorship of the Integrated SE demo
Terry was a speaker at the following major forums during FY07:
Terry is an active participant in the following OpenSource projects:
With all of these technical accomplishments, Terry remains very approachable, humble, and willing to support anyone who requests his services. He is a shining example of what Sun SE's should be.