Rowan Hanna – CTO, Founder & VP of Foxit SDK Products and Solutions
Rowan Hanna is Foxit Software’s, VP of SDK Products and Solutions & Debenu’s CTO. Rowan has driven technical innovation and a commitment to quality, and is responsible for driving the burgeoning power and flexibility of Debenu Quick PDF Library, building it into a top-tier developer toolkit. Time permitting, Rowan also shares his knowledge as an expert columnist for Planet PDF.
Since co-founding Debenu with Karl De Abrew & Susana De Abrew in 2007, Rowan has driven the addition of an immense range of functionality — including cross-platform support — to Debenu Quick PDF Library. He has overseen the complete rebuilding of Debenu PDF Aerialist, with the addition of specialized eCTD features making it the perfect tool for streamlining submissions processes in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Rowan has also led the design and development of Debenu PDF Tools Pro, Debenu’s standalone desktop and server workflow automation PDF application.
Before founding Debenu with Karl & Susana, Rowan worked in the product development and support division of Nitro PDF Software and managed Planet PDF’s online sales unit, PDF Store. Through this diverse experience, Rowan became familiar with the entire product life-cycle, from design and testing to use, trouble-shooting and refinement.
As head of product development at Debenu, Rowan remains committed to building and maintaining premium-quality solutions to those working with PDF at all levels, from developers to end users.