CEO of Arbortext Inc., Ann Arbor-based publishing software pioneers. Schiavone joined the company in 2001, leading the transition of the company from an XML-based authoring software company to the leading provider of enterprise publishing software that automates the assembly and publishing of information to multiple audiences in multiple output formats. Arbortext had 15 straight record quarters and was recently purchased by Parametric Technologies Corp. (PTC) for $190 million in cash - almost five times its revenue. PTC says Arbortext will stay in Ann Arbor. Prior to Arbortext, Schiavone spent 14 years with General Electric Corp. and subsidiaries. He has an MBA from the University of Maryland and a BS from Syracuse University. Schiavone serves on the boards of the University of Maryland Engineering School and the Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce.