Backed by tech industry pioneers and venture capital partners, we’re changing how companies implement secure, scalable and high-performing big data architectures. Our team possesses diverse experience having held senior leadership roles at Akamai, Cisco, IBM, Nokia and Oracle.
Kate Mitchell possesses three decades of wide-ranging, customer-facing executive success. She was the CEO of CopperEye, a specialist in multi-terabyte data retention, where she guided the company towards a successful acquisition. She has successfully held multiple senior leadership positions for technology leaders including Oracle where she set the standard for marketing approaches in 93 countries and at IBM where she managed all of marketing for a $2 billion process manufacturing business unit.
Duncan Pauly is a serial entrepreneur and holder of numerous patents related to data management and database design. He possesses over two decades of senior technical experience with roles involving intellectual property development, high performance software architecture, product strategy and technical governance. He founded numerous companies including CopperEye for high-performance data management, Zenulta for high-performance event correlation and Xi Systems for telecommunication customer care and billing systems.
Paul McCafferty has over two decades of experience creating and delivering high performance data management and distributed computing solutions. He was COO and co-founder of CopperEye, with responsibility for product delivery, service delivery and the financial and contractual activities for the company. Prior to this, he was with Xi Systems, where he helped grow the company through acquisition to over 90 employees with overall European responsibility for service delivery, performance management and implementation of products.
Chris Whalen brings extensive experience in software & technology sales and a solid track record of rapidly driving revenue growth within start-ups. He was VP of Sales for big data analytics provider Deepfield Networks, where he built the sales team and propelled rapid revenue growth, eventually leading to a successful acquisition by Nokia. He was also VP of worldwide sales at Cariden Technologies, where he rebuilt Cariden’s global sales team to increase revenue growth by 2.5 times in one year which helped lead to an acquisition by Cisco.
Neil Cohen brings more than 15-years of combined marketing and product management experience. He was VP of Global Marketing at Akamai Technologies, where he ran worldwide marketing for a $1.3 billion cybersecurity and web performance business. He was also VP of Product Marketing at Akamai where he helped the organization double revenue and repeatedly launched new products and helped grow them into businesses exceeding hundreds of millions of dollars. He has held several other senior marketing and product positions.
Evan Davis has more than 20-years of solution engineering and customer success experience in software start-up companies. Most recently, he was at Deepfield Networks where he helped customers architect systems to apply network analytics towards data-driven business decisions. He has held roles in all stages of the technical sales cycle including pre-sales, post-sales and professional services for a variety of companies including Packet Design, Edgewater Networks, Vernier Networks and Precept Software. His technical leadership and individual contributions have helped result in successful acquisitions by Cisco and Nokia. Evan holds a MS in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.