Misha Nossik

Ottawa, Canada

Co-founder/CTO/CSO/CEO: CloudLink (acq. by EMC), Thintropy (acq. by SIMtone), Solidum (acq. by IDT)
Misha's Skills
Product Management
Business Development

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

About Misha

Passionate leader with successful track record of starting new businesses and launching new products in the areas of Cloud Security and Virtualization, VDI, Telecom and Semiconductors. Unorthodox thinker seeking a challenge to apply the unique combination of entrepreneurial skills, clarity of strategic vision and deep understanding of technology.

Specialties: Development of strategic vision, technology evangelizing, hiring and team building, raising capital (seed, venture and corporate strategic), high-tech M&A, technology standards development, Cloud Security, Cloud Computing/Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Network Processing, data communications protocols, real-time embedded systems

Currently building a team for a new Consumer IoT venture.


Nothing is easy, but everything is possible - various authors

Work Experience



April 2015 - June 2017

Cloud Security Innovations leader, position taken following the acquisition of CloudLink by EMC

VP R&D and CTO


August 2010 - April 2015

Led conception, definition, development, product management and launch of a family of Cloud Security products, leading to acquisition by EMC.

Founder, CEO, President, CSO


October 2004 - March 2010

Led conception, development, fundraising of a pioneering mass market Cloud VDI service that was acquired by SIMtone (a.k.a. XDS) in 2007. Served as Chief Strategy Officer and President of SIMtone Canada.


IDT Inc.

October 2002 - October 2004

Joined the Office of CTO following the acquisition of Solidum by IDT

Co-founder, CEO, EVP

Solidum Systems

December 1996 - October 2002

Led formation, strategy, product definition, angel and VC fundraising, business development of a category-defining networking semiconductor product. Played a key role in the acquisition of Solidum by IDT Inc.


MIIT (Moscow)

Computer Science and Applied Mathematics

1980 - 1985