Ben Golub is a serial entrepreneur and start-up CEO, and the current CEO of Docker, the commercial entity behind Docker.io. Docker, which enables developers to pack, ship, and deploy any application as a lightweight container, is one of the fastest growing open source projects.
Prior to Docker, Golub was CEO of Gluster, the open source, scale out storage company, which was successfully acquired by Red Hat in 2011.
Prior to Gluster, Golub was CEO of social media pioneer Plaxo, which was acquired by Comcast in 2008.
Prior to Plaxo, Golub spent eight years at VeriSign, Inc., serving as Chief Marketing Officer, as Senior Vice President of the security and payments business, and as General Manager of VeriSign's managed security services business. In these roles, Ben managed worldwide sales, marketing, product development, support, operations, and business development activities.
Golub holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Masters in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, and a B.A. in Public Policy from Princeton University.
Board & Advisor Roles (4)Update
|Jul 7, 2016||The Register - Debian founder Ian Murdock killed himself – SF medical examiner|
|Jul 7, 2016||SiliconBeat - Death of open-source pioneer Ian Murdock deemed suicide|
|Jul 4, 2016||Business Wire India - Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Docker Partner to Power Distributed Applications Across Hybrid Infrastructure|
|Jun 22, 2016||GeekWire - DockerCon 16 roundup: NGINX, SkyKick and Midokura cap big week for container news|
|Jun 21, 2016||GeekWire - Docker gets down to business on second day of DockerCon 2016 in Seattle|
|Jun 21, 2016||GeekWire - How can Docker improve? DockerCon 2016 attendees share their wishlists|
|Jun 21, 2016||SDX Central - Docker Store Opens for Business|
|Jun 21, 2016||Silicon Angle - The race to revenue: How will Docker pull ahead in profitability?|
Past Event Appearances (2)
Global Silicon Valley Innovation Summit 2015 (GSVIS) on Jul 8, 2015