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I currently work as the SVP of DSP (Platform) Engineering for Warner Music Group

Notable Accomplishments:
Founder of 4 Virtualization/Cloud Startups
-ProTier (Became Surgient Inc.)
-Surgient Inc. (acquired by Quest Software)
-Inovawave (Became Hyper9)
-Hyper9 (acquired by SolarWinds)

Inventor/Co-Inventor on 9 Granted Patents (All involving Virtualization/Cloud Technologies)
-Inventor/Co-Inventor on 4 Pending Patents

Co-Author of Advanced Server Virtualization (It is outdated now – from 2006)

All comments and posts on this blog are my own and in no way reflect the views of Warner Music Group.


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