Founded 2+ startups
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
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.
October 2002 - October 2004
Joined the Office of CTO following the acquisition of Solidum by IDT
Co-founder, CEO, EVP
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.
Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
1980 - 1985