Strategic Software Development

navigating your business to success

Ursus Technologies, Inc. was founded to serve the urgent need of early-stage technology and established wireless companies to quickly develop software solutions in rapidly changing environments. Since 1990, our solutions have enabled companies to adopt emerging technologies and increase share in highly competitive markets. Ursus's work has resulted in quantifiable returns for our clients and repeat business from some of the most demanding companies in the region.

Attention to customer focus has allowed Ursus to consistently meet aggressive timelines by leveraging existing assets where appropriate, streamlining development cycles, and conducting thorough testing of our solutions. Ursus attributes its success to its ability to maximize the talents of a seasoned team, understand client needs, and earn customer trust and respect by being an objective voice. This clarity allows Ursus to assist in the setting of priorities based on critical success factors, not just on perceived urgency.

Over the last two decades Ursus has consistently delivered superior systems that enabled its clients to gain significant market advantage. Ursus is accustomed to the challenge of developing systems on accelerated schedules and has always delivered on time and within budget.

Management Team

Brian Henling PhD, President

Dr. Henling has successfully engineered and completed complex, nationwide, mission-critical software products for major clients including AT&T Wireless, McCaw, Clearwire, and Internap. He has over eighteen years of experience providing strategic advice and development services to early-stage and established technology companies. Dr. Henling's clients all realized significant returns on investment from a leader who knows their business as well as his own. Dr. Henling was awarded his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington. He earned a Masters in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University, and his BS in Computer Science/Math from Loyola University. He is a member of several honor societies and professional organizations.

Anita Lammert, Vice President of Business Development

With over twenty years of exemplary experience in senior-level management, Anita Lammert brings to Ursus an outstanding record of organizational leadership, marketing, strategic alliances, and business development skills. She has been recognized for her innovative management style, attracting top-notch talent and building successful cross-functional teams and projects. She is past president of ACL & Associates where she provided consultancy to the Institute for Systems Biology, T-Mobile, Microsoft, PNNL, and several other corporations. Previously, she was Senior Vice President for Public Affairs, Communications and Community Relations for AT&T Wireless, and, earlier Executive Director for the City of Seattle Community, Neighborhoods and Public Information Office. Some of her numerous awards received are: AT&T National Woman of the Year, Management Excellence Award, AT&T Hall of Excellence Award, Marketing, and the Power of One Award, presented in behalf of former US Senator, Slade Gordon. Anita is actively engaged in the community, sharing her talents by serving as Board Member, Corporate Council for the Arts; President Elect, Intiman Board of Trustees; Board Member, the King County Boys & Girls Clubs; Board Member, the Municipal League; and Senior Advisor, Daniel Evans School of Public Policy. Ms. Lammert earned an MPA in Public Administration from Seattle University, and a BA in Political Science and Journalism from the University of Washington.

Mahima Wijayasundara, Vice President of Development

Mahima has over a decade of experience in all stages of software development and management. A leader experienced in all tiers of multi-tier architecture, database design, server-side and client-side programming, as well as UI design, Mahima has managed the launch of numerous successful products. Some of his products have been in use for almost a decade by wireless telecommunication industry leaders. Mahima has specialized in wireless and emerging technologies, MNVOs, technology startups, and storage management. He has worked in the past with TeraCloud and Unified Signal. Mahima earned an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Montana where he wrote his thesis on An Object Oriented Solution for the Geospatial Metadata Standard. Mahima earned a B.S. in Computer Science from Eastern Connecticut State University. Mahima has received several awards of distinction for academic excellence. He is active in local cricket teams.