Reaction Design Director of IT Named A Top Information Technology Executive

David Kieschnick Named Finalist For San Diego Magazine's Top Tech Exec Award

San Diego, Calif. — May 14, 2013 — Reaction Design®, a leading developer of combustion simulation software, is pleased to announce that David Kieschnick, director of IT, has been named a finalist for San Diego Magazine’s 2013 Top Tech Exec Awards for the second consecutive year. The awards recognize the most outstanding technology executives who work in San Diego, as nominated by their peers and clients.

“It speaks volumes that David’s leadership has been recognized for a second consecutive year among the area’s top technology executives,” said Bernie Rosenthal, CEO of Reaction Design. “Reaction Design sets itself apart by having a team of innovators and thought leaders, with a level of expertise that allows us to produce industry-leading software and technology. We’re proud to have someone like David represent Reaction Design and congratulate him for receiving this honor.”

Kieschnick is an IT professional with more than 30 years experience. At Reaction Design, he is responsible for creating an environment where developers can successfully innovate, ensuring effective implementation and modification of the supporting infrastructure as needed. With Kieschnick’s leadership, Reaction Design has grown to be the leading developer of combustion simulation software and one of the most innovative technology companies in the industry. 

Decided by an independent panel of judges, finalists and winners for San Diego Magazine’s Top Tech Exec Award were recognized on May 9, 2013 at The Paddock at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

About Reaction Design
Reaction Design, a San Diego, California-based software supplier, enables transportation manufacturers and energy companies to rapidly achieve their clean technology goals by automating the analysis of chemical processes via computer simulation and modeling solutions.

Reaction Design is the exclusive developer and distributor of CHEMKIN and CHEMKIN-PRO, the gold standard for modeling gas-phase and surface chemistry that provides engineers ultra-fast access to reliable answers that save time and money in the development process. Reaction Design’s FORTÉ is an advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation package for realistic 3D modeling of fuel effects in internal combustion engines with superior time-to-solution metrics that fit in commercial development timeframes. Reaction Design’s ENERGICO software brings accurate chemistry simulation to gas turbine and boiler/furnace combustion systems using automated reactor network analysis. Reaction Design also offers the CHEMKIN-CFD software module, which brings detailed kinetics modeling to other engineering applications, such as CFD packages.

Reaction Design’s world-class engineers, chemists and programmers have expertise that spans multi-scale engineering from the molecule to the engine. Reaction Design serves more than 400 customers in the commercial, government and academic markets.

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