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  • 38 years of industry experience
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Mon expérience

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Serra Labs, Inc.March 2019 - Présent

Cloud Resource Optimization Startup
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Virtual InstrumentsOctober 2016 - February 2019

Conceived and helped implement the Cloud Migration Readiness (CMR) Service to enable enterprises to assess which on-premise applications and workloads are best suited for migration to public or private cloud without compromising performance or incurring undue costs.  Hands-on contribution to the design and development of the CMR technology that leverages state-of-the-art dependency analysis, machine learning techniques, placement analysis and software simulation to deliver the service.
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XangatiOctober 2006 - October 2016

As founding CTO and VP of Engineering, I was responsible for multiple generations of the Xangati suite of real-time performance monitoring and cross-silo machine-learning-driven analytics products spanning all silos of IT and cloud infrastructure as well as specialized applications such as VDI.  I also served as CEO for a year (2012-13) and raised venture as well as corporate series B funding ($11M).  Xangati's technology is the subject of over eight issued patents.  Xangati was acquired in 2016 by Virtual Instruments.
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netZentryJuly 2003 - September 2006

As founding CTO and VP of Engineering, I was responsible for the netZentry product set designed to provide real-time machine-learning-driven defense against software attacks such as DDoS and zero-day worms. The netZentry technology is the subject of four issued patents.
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Reactive Network SolutionsDecember 2000 - June 2003

As VP of product development, I was responsible for the design, development and release of a state-of-the-art decentralized system for real-time detection and mitigation of DDoS attacks.
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Xerox PARCJuly 1999 - December 2000

Individual contributor focused on software development, market fit, productization and tech transfer of selected PARC research.
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Sun MicrosystemsDecember 1996 - June 1999

Project lead of Java Studio, a code-less visual programming tool for Java application development.
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SRI InternationalSeptember 1983 - November 1996

Principal investigator for the coarse-grain dataflow project funded by NSF and the network stack parallelization project funded by Mitsubishi Electric. Worked on several other R&D projects, including the Eazyflow Supercomputer project funded by DARPA and the seminal IDES and NIDES intrusion detection projects funded by the US NAVY and NSA.

Mes compétences

Others

Project Management, Resource Management, Product Ownership, Distributed Systems, Digital Product Development

Languages

Java, Perl, Python, C

Other

Automation

IT Infrastructure

Virtualization, Linux, Cloud Computing, Network Security, VMware, Cisco

Analysis methods and tools

Enterprise Architect

Technologies

Machine Learning, SaaS, Software Development, Software Architect, Software Engineering, Solution Architecture

Mes études et formations

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Field Of Study Computer Science - University of Waterloo1982 - 1988

Computer Science - University of Waterloo1980 - 1981

B.S. (First Class Honors) Field Of Study Computer Science - University of Calgary1975 - 1979