Rich Cooley

NorthPoint Solutions

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 10.5 Beta available

    Sep 26, 2016 - OpenCms 10.5 Beta provides a feature complete look at OpenCms 10.5. This will be the only pre-release version before OpenCms 10.5.0 is published, which is expected by the end of November. Only minor GUI updates, as well as improvements to the demo template, will be made for the final release.

  • OpenCms 10.5 Beta Release Notes

    Sep 26, 2016 - The OpenCms 10.5 Beta release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this beta version.

  • OpenCms 10.0.1 available

    Jun 14, 2016 - Being the greatest OpenCms update for years, version 10 brings a vastly improved user experience that combines the intuitive "Direct Edit" approach of OpenCms with a new, well integrated Lauchpad app center. OpenCms 10.0.1 is a maintenance update for 10.0.0 installations. It fixes several issues that persisted in previous releases. This version focuses on performance and stability.

  • OpenCms 10.0.1 Release Notes

    Jun 14, 2016 - The OpenCms 10.0.1 release notes contain detailed information about the updates and fixes in this version.