Henry joins Joyent from Dell (Force10 Networks), where he served as President and CEO prior to its acquisition by Dell. Force10’s focus was on high performance networking equipment for data centers and had built a foundation of 1500 customers in over 90 countries. Under Henry’s leadership, the company experienced ten-fold growth to $200M in annual revenues through a combination of organic growth and strategic M&A. Force10 successfully won key network deployments with 8 of the top 10 web and cloud based service providers through its focus on leading edge technology and best in class customer support.
Prior to Force10, Henry served as senior vice president of the Voice Networks & Applications Software and Solutions businesses for Alcatel. In this role he had global product line responsibility with multiple R&D and support teams worldwide with total staff over 1000 and annual revenues in excess of $700M.
In Henry’s more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry, he has played key roles in startup companies such as Mostek and InteCom, as well as larger players such as DSC Communications and then Alcatel. Always with a focus on innovation, Henry has successfully led teams to introduce new products for the global technology industry including Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs), softswitches and media gateways, Signal Transfer Points (STPs), Home Location Registers (HLRs), ultra high performance switch routing solutions, and other communications software and access infrastructure products. His academic training includes a Master’s of Science degree in Industrial Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
Jason is the CTO of Joyent, where he is responsible for company vision and execution. He is also responsible for research and advanced development, technical outreach, evangelism, consultative efforts for partners and business units, and manages Joyent’s intellectual property portfolio including involvement in open source projects, licensing, technology transfer, assessments of potential partnerships, mergers and acquisitions. His specialties include bioinformatics, grid computing, cloud computing, distributed systems, collaborative applications and deploying and scaling web applications.
Jason earned a BS and MS in Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCLA and a PhD in Molecular Pathology at The Burnham Institute and UCSD School of Medicine. Jason taught at the university level for more than a decade, is a prolific speaker and author and a highly-regarded expert on scalable systems. He serves as the Outside Director of the WordPress Foundation, frequently blogs at Joyeur, and most often can be found on Twitter when not flying across an ocean in an aisle seat. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and daughter.
Ian has served as Joyent's Chief Financial Officer since August 2012. At Joyent, Ian is responsible for all corporate finance functions, including P&L, cash flow management, debt management & restructuring, audit & tax reporting, 409A analysis, investment and commercial banking relationships. Previously, Mr. Charles held CFO positions at other start up and early stage growth companies, including Rex &Co, Skava and RMG Networks. Ian was also founder and CEO of IMC Capital Partners, a private investment firm with holdings in early stage start up companies from 2009-2012. IMC Capital provided consulting services in strategic development, capital raising and financial analysis. Mr. Charles was previously CFO and Co- Founder of Rex & Co from 2003-2008 where he successfully developed and patented a new world financial instrument for home finance and private equity. In addition, Mr. Charles has extensive experience in financing, strategic analysis, target diligence, pro-forma modeling and M&A deal structuring and post close integration.
Ian holds a MBA in Finance from in the University of San Francisco and a BA in Policial Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Bryan Cantrill is the SVP of Engineering at Joyent, where he oversees worldwide development of the SmartOS and SmartDataCenter platforms, and the Node.js platform. Prior to joining Joyent, Bryan served as a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems, where he spent over a decade working on system software, from the guts of the kernel to client-code on the browser. In particular, he co-designed and implemented DTrace, a facility for dynamic instrumentation of production systems that won the Wall Street Journal's top Technology Innovation Award in 2006 and the USENIX Software Tools User Group Award in 2008. Bryan also co-founded the Fishworks group at Sun, where he designed and implemented the DTrace-based analytics facility for the Sun Storage 7000 series of appliances.
Bryan received the ScB magna cum laude with honors in Computer Science from Brown University.
Steve Tuck leads a team dedicated to helping companies achieve scale through the use of Joyent’s cloud offering, working with many top companies in media, entertainment, mobile, eCommerce and gaming. He is responsible for the strategy, operations and management of the Joyent’s public cloud. Prior to joining Joyent, Steve spent 9 years at Dell where he rapidly expanded the channel business, developed the Web 2.0 offering, and led Dell’s involvement in the Facebook’s developer program launch. Steve grew up in the Bay Area and attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison where he earned Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics and Political Science.
Van is responsible for Joyent's global marketing strategy and execution, bringing more than 15 years of experience with industry leaders like AT&T, Oracle, WebEx and Riverbed Technology.
Van also has a creative side, having run Dell's global direct response marketing on a worldwide basis at DDB Chicago. Van and his team created the "Dell Dude" campaign that catapulted Dell to #1 in PCs in 2001. The campaign won numerous industry awards and press including BMA, BusinessWeek, New York Times and a Silver Lion at Cannes. Since 2004, Van's focus has been creating marketing engines for late stage growth companies, leading to positive financial events, including WebEx, Riverbed and ServiceSource. Van has Journalism and MBA degrees from the University of Iowa and lives in Mill Valley with his wife and children.
Leah joins us from Force10 Networks where she served as its vice president and general counsel since August 2007 and was responsible for corporate governance and compliance, contracts, litigation, merger and acquisition activities and related integration and the intellectual property portfolio. Her prior experience includes being executive vice president and general counsel at SpectraLink Corporation in Boulder, Colorado, and at American Tower, PictureTel, Parametric Technology and Prime Computer/Computervision all in the Boston area. Ms. Maher holds a bachelor of arts degree in economics and government from Colby College and a juris doctorate degree from the University of Akron School of Law.
David Kim is the SVP of Operations and leads the team that runs and supports the Joyent cloud. This includes operating a worldwide network of data centers, and the customer support team that serve our customers. David brings over 15 years of technology experience, many of which was spent at Microsoft with its large-scale infrastructure engineering and operations responsible for delivering hundreds of thousands of servers running Microsoft’s Internet services.
David most recently joins us from ServiceNow where he was responsible for engineering and delivery of all physical infrastructure capacity and connectivity that hosts the ServiceNow cloud in 14 data centers worldwide. At ServiceNow, his team included hardware engineering, capacity management, deployments, and operations that worked in unison to deliver a seamless network of compute, storage, and security while optimizing cost of goods sold (COGS).
David holds a Bachelor’s degree in IT with honors from AIU, lives in the Seattle area with his family, and works out of Joyent’s Seattle office.
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