Rich Cooley


NorthPoint Solutions
USA

Rich is a partner at NorthPoint, a premier, New York-based, Open Source content management firm focused on developing enterprise Content Management System (CMS) solutions by leveraging Open Source technologies. He is responsible for all the delivery for the NorthPoint Content Solutions Practice.

Rich is a highly-accomplished, results-driven leader with 20+ years of diversified experience in large and complex technology projects at Fortune 500 companies. He has had 5 years of experience with using Open Source technologies for web applications, in addition to having specifically worked with OpenCms at Fortune 500 organizations in the Media, Publishing, Healthcare, Education, and Not-for-Profit markets.

Rich has been instrumental in directing the NorthPoint technology team to contribute back to the Open Source community and has guided them successfully through various projects that include Re-platforming  CMS’s, Performance Scaling and Tuning, and Integrated Search.

Prior to joining NorthPoint, Rich was a partner at Austin Solutions, a regional consulting firm specializing in enterprise resource planning implementations in SAP, Oracle, Siebel, and PeopleSoft. Prior to Consulting, Rich was an Executive at the United Parcel Service responsible for strategic architecture and developing their tracking application.

Latest News

  • OpenCms 13 available

    Apr 13, 2022 - OpenCms 13 features a new plugin system as a more flexible replacement of the "headincludes" functionality. Geo search functionality has been added to find contents by geo coordinates. Extensions to the template variant mechanism allow setting overrides and renaming of formatter keys. There are also refinements for the "Mercury" default template as well as security improvements.

  • OpenCms 13 Release Notes

    Apr 13, 2022 - The OpenCms 13 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.

  • Alkacon OCEE 13

    Apr 13, 2022 - Alkacon OCEE 13 is the latest OCEE release for OpenCms 13. This version fixes a number of issues that have been detected in Alkacon OCEE 12 and improves the licensing mechanism.

  • OpenCms 12 available

    Oct 12, 2021 - OpenCms 12 features a headless JSON API for REST content access, together with several JavaScript demo applications that show how to use it. The default "Mercury" template has been greatly improved. Template variants allow to completely switch the generated HTML of a website simply by configuration. The updated WebDAV implementation enables mounting the OpenCms virtual file system from any WebDAV client.