|University of Southern California (USC), BS|
Technology Industry Executive with deep experience is various business models and categories including Cloud Computing, Cloud Security, Software as a Service, Enterprise Management, Managed Services and Enterprise Software. As CEO of a category leading SaaS firm, managed the successful turnaround by bootstrapping the business through five consecutive cash-flow positive quarters, closing a series “A” Venture Capital financing and subsequently drove a positive exit for stakeholders through acquisition of the company by Microsoft.
As CEO of a Cloud Data Security innovator, advanced the commercialization and growth of the first Enterprise-Cloud Hybrid solution to address Cloud Data Security for Enterprises implementing a cloud (SaaS) strategy. In addition to accelerating sales internationally (with significant success in Europe) negotiated and closed an $8M series A financing through Intel Capital and Growthworks.
Developed strategic business and international channel expansion of the leading Managed Services Platform provider. Results include design and launch of comprehensive managed service offering for Acer Computer in EMEA, integration with HP DataVault server, design and integration with Intel Hybrid Cloud Appliance, integration with MSFT next generation Small Business server “Aurora” and international expansion through hosting partners in Asia.
As a marketing Executive with Microsoft lead the business planning for the online system management offering Microsoft Intune, contributed to success of the fastest growth offering in Microsoft history - MDOP, was recognized for driving success in SAM programs as well as planned and launched a system management product aimed to serve SMB - Remote Ops Manager.
In addition, Assisted several emerging technology firms with “go to market” strategy and execution plans as well as developed markets, business and divestiture plans for Fortune 100 Technology companies and mid market tech services firms. Specialties
Cloud Computing, Cloud Security, Enterprise IT Management, SaaS, Managed Services Enablement, Customer Service, Business Development, Corporate Development, Early Stage Financing, Executive Management, Corporate Governance, Partner Programs, Software and Solution Sales, Merger and Acquistion, Corporate Leadership