Irv Lichtenwald was named chief financial officer of Medsphere Systems Corp.
Lichtenwald served previously as CFO for Advent Software, a developer of investment management applications, from which he retired in 2003. During his time there he helped to lead three public stock offerings that raised more than $270 million. Lichtenwald, who declined to provide his age, also has held positions with Trinzic Corp. and VisiCorp.
Carlsbad, Calif.-based Medsphere uses open-source software for developing electronic health records.