Company Profile


Kitware develops open-source applications in the areas of visualization, data management and informatics for research facilities, government institutions and corporations worldwide.

Company Information
Clifton Park, New York
Lisa Avila
Year Founded
Company Size
51-200 employees
Inc. 5000 Rankings
No. 4352 (2013), No. 1245 (2012), No. 1572 (2011), No. 1655 (2010), No. 3330 (2009), No. 3026 (2008)
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Company Description

Kitware strives to advance the frontiers of understanding by developing innovative open source software platforms and integrating them into research, processes and products. Technical and administrative teams work together toward this mission, fostering an award-winning company culture that values growth, collaboration and impact. These values not only influence Kitware, but they affect customers as well.

Kitware offers consulting, support, training, books and collaborative research and development in computer vision, data and analytics, high-performance computing and visualization, medical computing and software process management. These offerings stem from the software platforms that Kitware develops, which include CMake, the Visualization Toolkit and ParaView.