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Xtern Software was founded by Keir Davis in 2002. Keir was first exposed to programming on a Texas Instruments TI-99/4A. He has greatly expanded his programming abilities since then. Keir attended the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (BA) and the University of North Carolina – Greensboro (MS, Computer Science). He co-authored a book (The Definitive Guide To Linux Network Programming), and received his Amazon Web Services certification as a Solutions Architect (Associate).

Our breadth and depth of skills set us apart from others. We offer a full range of services, from software architecture to product design & development, platform integration, software maintenance, secure cloud hosting, and beyond. We employ a dedicated group of senior developers with a combined 70+ years of experience. We also offer digital marketing services to support the investment you’ve made in your business’s digital footprint. 

We are proud to call Greensboro, North Carolina, our home. Some of us were born in the Piedmont Triad, some came here for school, work, or family; but all of us are now deeply rooted in the region. Our office is located at the edge of the historic Fisher Park neighborhood in Greensboro, and we take pride in all the area has to offer. You might find us at a local restaurant for our weekly team lunch, throwing a frisbee at Latham Park, or engaging with the community through volunteer and civic organizations.

 

Our Team

    • Keir Davis, President

      Local Education: UNC Greensboro 
      Causes: Summit Rotary (Greensboro), UNC Greensboro Department of Computer Science Industry Advisory Board
      Hobbies: Playing pinball at Boxcar Arcade 
    • Jennifer Davis, VP Sales & Marketing

      Local Education: Mom of a Grimsley High School Whirlie
      Causes: Mobile Meals 
      Hobbies: Buying plants & produce from the Greensboro Farmers Market 
    • Sue-Ellen Team, Product Manager

      Local Education: Elon University 
      Causes: College Park Church Youth Group Sponsor, Greensboro Urban Ministry
    • Hobbies: Walking my dog, Squirrelly, through the Arboretum  

    • Emily Linden, Communications Director

      Local Education: Spouse of a UNC Greensboro Spartan 
      Causes: City Parks & Rec Commission, Future Fund, Children’s Home Society 
      Hobbies: Playing tennis at Barber Park 
    • Glenn Kabler, System Administrator

      Local Education: Guilford Technical Community College 
      Hobbies: Restoring cars and DIY custom fabrication with metal, wood, and fiberglass 

 

Our Community Affiliations

 

 

    • Heath Webster, VP Software Development

      Local Education: UNC Greensboro
      Hobbies: Watching my daughters play soccer at Bryan Park & Proehlific Park, and take gymnastics classes at Ultimate Kids Gym
    • Don Jones, Lead Web Developer

      Causes: Art For Art’s Sake (AFAS)
      Hobbies: Collecting retro Nintendo games & consoles, contributing to open source software

    • Chris Kelley, App Developer

      Local Education: North Carolina A&T 
      Hobbies: Playing jazz & soul music on guitar and saxophone with friends, practicing gymnastics on the A&T campus 
    • Jacky Shi, App Developer

      Local Education: High Point University 
      Hobbies: Driving race cars and teaching high performance driving  
    • Brandon Joyce, Web Developer

      Local Education: UNC Greensboro 
      Causes: 4-H Honor Club 
      Hobbies: Playing soccer through the NC Fusion Adult Soccer League

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