Mohsen Moazami is the MD at Columbus Nova Technology Partners (CNTP). Moazami’s representative investments are vArmour, Kaazing, Bracket Computing, Aerospike & Bina (acquired by Roche). He was an early investor in Think Big Analytics acquired by Teradata, Webs, acquired by Vistaprint, Powerset, acquired by Microsoft, ParAllyle, acquired by Affymetrix, SGN, acquired by Mindjolt, NextBio acquired by Ilumina & Liveloop acquired by Microsoft.
Previously, Moazami was a member of the Cisco exec. staff from 2000-2011. Most recently he was on the Sr. leadership teams of the Emerging Markets (LatAm, Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East, Russia, CIS & Africa) and Globalization Centre in Bangalore, India responsible for strategy, operations and financial results across EM; a theater generating in excess of $5 Bil in revenue in FY2011.
Moazami also led Cisco’s Strategic Consulting across EM. Moazami & his team worked with senior government & business leaders to help drive digital broadband based country transformation, improve national competitiveness, & standard of living. Moazami a member of the Investment Advisory Council of the Turkish Prime Minister and served as a member of the Strategy Council of the Global Alliance for ICT and the Development of the UN Department of Economic & Social Affairs.
Bob is a strong technology leader with over thirty years of experience in both Fortune 500 companies and private start-ups. He was CEO of MIPS where he led them to their IPO. He is a distinguished alumnus of Bucknell University and earned an an MBA from Stanford University.
John Fallows – President, Founder & CTO
Mr. Fallows is a founder of KAAZING Corporation, and in his role as Chief Technology Officer, John formulates KAAZING Corporation’s vision of creating the best real-time Web solution based on the Java standard.
Prior to KAAZING, John served as Architect for Brane Corporation, a startup company based in Redwood City, California. Before joining Brane, John was a Consulting Member of Technical Staff for Server Technologies at Oracle Corporation. During his last 5 years at Oracle, John focused on designing, developing, and evolving Oracle ADF Faces to fully integrate Ajax technologies.
Originally from Northern Ireland, John received his MA in Computer Science from Cambridge University in the United Kingdom and has worked in the software industry for more than twenty years.
John has written several articles for leading IT magazines such as Java Developer’s Journal, AjaxWorld Magazine, and JavaMagazine (DE), and is a popular speaker at international conferences. John is co-author of the best-selling book Pro JSF and Ajax: Building Rich Internet Components, (Apress).
Dr. Michel Floyd – Chief Operating Officer
Simon Negus is a proven leader with over 25 years experience leading international sales, marketing and operations functions in Fortune 100 Technology companies and start-ups, including Dell and Microsoft.
Dan Reineck – Chief Financial Officer
Daniel brings more than 20 years of financial management leadership experience to the company. The last 2 years he prepared a company for a $200M IPO in addition too various other CFO consulting engagements. The previous 7+ years he held a series of senior finance positions at a technology company where during his tenure the annual run rate grew from $50 to $200M, raised $100M+ in working capital, and lived in Switzerland for 3 years as the European CFO. Daniel’s background includes Big 4 CPA and holds a MS in Accounting and a BBA in Finance from Eastern Michigan University.