Gaurav ManglikChief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
As CEO and co-founder, Gaurav Manglik is leading the strategic and operational direction of CliQr Technologies. His extensive experience in cloud and virtualization are the driving forces behind the vision and innovations of CliQr Technologies, which enables companies to securely move and manage business applications fluidly to, and between, any public, private or hybrid clouds. Manglik is an active speaker at cloud industry events where he aims to educate the market on the benefits of moving applications to the cloud. Prior to starting CliQr Technologies, Manglik was a senior engineer at VMware where he spearheaded the Cloud Policy Engine for virtualized applications. Prior to VMware, he was a senior member of technical staff at Oracle where he successfully developed the company’s workflow engine for the automated Oracle Distributed Database lifecycle management. Manglik holds multiple patents related to cloud and systems management as well as a B.S. in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi and a M.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University.
Tenry Fu Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder
CTO and Co-founder, Tenry Fu is the driving force behind CliQr's innovation and product. A recognized visionary and entrepreneur in the software industry, Fu has a strong track record of innovation and deep experience in areas such as cloud computing, enterprise system management, virtualization, distributed system and security. In particular, Fu is recognized as one of the foremost driving forces behind VMware's policy-driven datacenter initiative and well as McAfee's ePolicy Orchestrator, the Company's flagship security management platform. Fu holds many patents related to cloud and systems management, distributed systems and network security. Fu earned a dual B.S. in computer science and applied mathematics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and a M.S. in computer science from the University of Texas Arlington.
Sid Faulkner Chief Financial Officer
Specializing in finance and operations management for venture backed technology-based companies, Sid Faulkner brings more than 30 years of experience to CliQr as chief financial officer. Faulkner leads the Company's finance and administrative activities including financial reporting, planning and analysis, tax as well as legal and human resources. Previously, Faulkner held the position of CFO for Ciranova, Inc., Altos Design Automation, Kilopass Technology, Inc., Techwell and Oak Technology. Faulkner is experienced in raising venture funding, has led initial and secondary public offerings, and holds a B.S. in accounting from the University of Florida.
David CopeExecutive Vice President of Corporate Development and Chief Marketing Officer
As an industry veteran with more than 25 years of executive leadership and marketing experience in fast-growth technology businesses, David Cope is executive vice president of corporate development and chief marketing officer, responsible for business development, strategic alliances, corporate strategy, brand management and integrated marketing communications. During his career, Mr. Cope has been featured and quoted in numerous publications including Forbes, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal and Business Week, and has been featured on broadcast media including CNBC, NBC Nightly News, Bloomberg and ABC. Cope is an accomplished speaker and has presented at worldwide conferences including Internet World, Interop, Jefferies Global Clean Technology Conference, International Business Roundtable-South America, Gartner Symposium, PC Expo and Red Herring, along with United States Congress Committees on Internet taxation. Previously, Cope held executive positions at companies that span from small start-ups to large publicly held including Purfresh, BizGenics, Extricity, Illustra and IBM. Cope has received numerous marketing and technology related awards and is an inventor on multiple technology patents.
Edward McGinnisVice President of Worldwide Sales
Edward McGinnis joins CliQr with more than two decades of experience in successfully building, managing fast-paced global sales teams, specifically within early and high growth stage software companies. Mr. McGinnis possesses a proven track record of business process optimization, revenue growth and geographic market entry and expansion in Asia-Pacific and Europe. More recently, McGinnis held the position of vice president of global sales and services at Electric Cloud, Inc. where he led sales team members to execute significant seven-figure revenue deals and helped define and execute enterprise-based go-to-market strategies from early stage to global presence. Previously, Mr. McGinnis held executive-level positions for MailFrontier, Cenzi Inc., TimesTen Software, and MapInfo Corporation.
Hitendra Sonny Soni Vice President of Business Development
With more than 25 years of experience leading business development and sales for cloud management, converged infrastructure, and virtualized data center companies, spanning from early stage to publicly traded, Mr. Soni joins CliQr as vice president of business development. Mr. Soni specializes in building global markets, and developing sales strategies and partnerships. Soni’s previous roles include director of strategic alliances at ServiceMesh (now CSC), where he established strategic partnerships that contributed in securing multiple crucial enterprise accounts. Prior to this, Soni served as global director of partner services at VCE, where he helped expand the company into the Asia Pacific market and established a successful program to extend services sales and delivery worldwide. Earlier, Soni held senior level positions for Fastsoft, ClearMesh Networks, Accelerated Networks, and Xylan/Alcatel.