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Richard Wai is the Founder and Managing Director of ANNEXI-STRAYLINE, a start-up focused on the practical application of proven High Integrity technologies to mainstream software, particularly in large-scale cloud (SaaS) and IoT applications. Richard is an evangelist for the safety and maintainability provided by the Ada language, and is a member of the ISO Ada Rapporteur Group, tasked with the ongoing development of the Ada language.
Richard began programming at an early age, with a particular interest in building practical, user-friendly software for non-technical users. Richard spent time studying higher-level design processes, and is working to bring the craftsmanship and diligence common in other creative and technical professions to the software industry, with the goal of promoting a disciplined, mature, and maintainability-oriented approach to mainstream software engineering. Richard holds an Honors Bachelor of Architecture with Distinction from the University of Toronto.