Douglass W. MacLean
Doug MacLean founded Ewarenow LLC in 1999 and is its CEO and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The company has delivered custom software to about two dozen companies in various industries: wellness, healthcare, retail, distribution, supply-chain management, construction, testing laboratories, land trusts, and computer hardware/software companies needing local-area-network or cloud-based software to support their operations.
Doug actively works on many of Ewarenow’s development projects, focusing on customer’s requirements, functional definitions, and – often intensely – on database design.
Doug is Managing Director of T & N Technologies Co., Ltd., a Thai consulting and project-management company. He is also CTO of Genavix Inc. The Genavix portal and its database are based on his architecture and design.
In 17 years at Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), Doug held key management positions in: Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Quality Management, Product Management, and Marketing. Among his accomplishments he: led the development group for RSTS/E, one of the company’s major operating systems; served as software quality manager for all the PDP-11 software products; led a key marketing effort chartered by Founder Ken Olsen; and led the product management of high-security hardware products for the Government Systems Group.
He began his career with 9 years at IBM designing and developing major business software for retail and supermarket companies, driven by IBM’s successful design of the Universal Product Code (UPC) now used on all nearly all products sold at retail outlets. He personally developed several software programs for managing inventory stock and reordering and worked closely with major U.S. retailers to implement the software.
Doug has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire, and took graduate courses in Computer Science at Columbia University. During his business career, he has completed numerous technical IT and management courses. He completed two world-renowned quality management courses, one by Philip Crosby Associates and one conducted personally by W. Edwards Deming.
Doug resides in Bangkok, Thailand. He travels on business to the U.S. 2-3 times and to Vietnam 4-5 times per year. He uses current internet technology to be in constant, effective communication with: U.S. clients and business partners; and software development partners in Southeast Asia.
He has been an International Advisor to the Director of Software Park Thailand, a government agency focused on nurturing the growth of the Thai software industry.
Doug is a member of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) committee and former chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) Small & Medium Enterprise (SME) Committee in Thailand.