ERwin

No. 274: Out-of-the-Voxx thinking, a literal lightbulb moment, an Amazonian longshot and making waves in Hauppauge

The end of the tunnel (and lights): Welcome to the blessed end of another work week. Today is Jan. 19 and the 135th anniversary of the first-ever electric lighting system employing overhead wires – Thomas Edison’s novel system started juicing Roselle, NJ, on this date in 1883. Speaking of bright ideas: The neon tube light was patented on this date, by inventor George Claude (1915), and the granddaddy of wordy board games, Scrabble, made its…


Famularo to head ERwin, move HQ to LI

Tampa-based software firm ERwin Inc. plans to move its executive offices to Long Island. Makes sense: Newly minted CEO Adam Famularo lives in Garden City. Famularo, a former CA executive who once ran the software giant’s cloud computing unit, comes to ERwin from Verizon Enterprise Solutions, where he was head of global channels until last month. And he’s not the only CA transplant. ERwin’s database modeling software was acquired from CA last month by Parallax…