Waterloo Maple Inc. is a Canadian software company, headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario. It operates under the trade name Maplesoft. It is best known as the manufacturer of the Maple computer algebra system, MapleSim physical modeling and simulation software, and Maple T.A., an online testing and assessment tool. Waterloo Maple Inc. was first incorporated under the name Waterloo Maple Software in April 1988 by Keith Geddes and Gaston Gonnet, who were both then professors in the Symbolic Computation Group, a part of the computer science department (now the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science) at the University of Waterloo. Tim Bray served as the part-time CEO of Waterloo Maple Inc. from 1989-1990. During this period he claims in his resume that he helped save the company from one close encounter with bankruptcy by "instituting financial discipline".