GLASTONBURY, Conn. — Open Solutions Inc. co-founder Cliff Waggoner died last Friday after a long battle with cancer. Waggoner was 66.

Waggoner co-founded Open Solutions, a popular data processing firm in the credit union space, in a basement in 1992 with the idea of bringing relationship based technology to the financial services industry. He had more than 30 years of information system and design experience that covered a wide range of technology and application development areas. His career included 10 years in the U.S. Navy; 17 years with EDS as a technology architect and in system development; and five years as a principal with Linc Systems in the areas of systems consulting and development. His design expertise became the foundation for the Open Solutions data model.

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