Manmeet brings 20 years of in-depth entrepreneurial and leadership experience which spans the technology industry to Dataguise. Manmeet has held strategic-level positions where he has been responsible for engineering, operations, and marketing. Before joining Dataguise, Manmeet has had a distinguished career with Oracle Corporation, Zeneb Inc., Miri Technologies and HCL, where he held senior executive positions in software and business development. Manmeet received a master’s degree in computer science from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, India.
Mr. Smith provides our Board of Directors with institutional knowledge of the Company and a deep understanding of all aspects of our business, products and markets, as well substantial experience developing corporate strategy, assessing emerging technological trends, and business operations. Prior to founding Toba Capital Mr. Smith was President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board of Quest Software, before that Mr. Smith served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Patrol Software North America, a company he founded. Following Patrol’s acquisition by BMC Software in 1994, Mr. Smith managed BMC’s sales operations as Director of Open Systems. From 1987 to 1992, Mr. Smith held a variety of sales management positions at Oracle Corporation. Mr. Smith graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in computer science and a minor in economics.
Experienced venture investor in privately-held technology companies. Has over 24 years of technology and business leadership experience both as a serial entrepreneur and an operating executive. Present and past investments include: DATAllegro (acquired by Microsoft), Postpath (acquired by Cisco), Ocarina Networks (acquired by Dell), Clairmail (acquired by Monetise PLC), Palo Alto Networks (NASDAQ: PAN), Aster Data (acquired by Teradata), 41st Parameter, Cortina Systems, Redseal Systems, Dataguise, TRUSTe, Huddle, Tigertext, Moovweb, and Pertino Networks. Notable prior accomplishments include: CEO & Founder of RouteScience Technologies (acquired by Avaya), VP/GM of Service Provider Network and Application Software Business at Cisco Systems, and CEO & Founder of NETSYS Technologies (acquired by CSCO).
Paul Sallaberry is a software industry veteran with a career leading Enterprise-class worldwide sales, marketing and services organizations.As Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations for VERITAS Software, Paul was responsible for defining strategy and driving revenue in excess of $1.5 billion achieving profit goals for the corporation’s global multi-tier sales distribution and professional services operations. Paul propelled the organization’s transition from that of an emerging start-up to its unprecedented position as the world’s leading provider of enterprise storage management solutions, and industry-recognized sales distribution powerhouse. Paul left Veritas in 2003 in the capacity of Executive Vice President of Sales Strategy, having successfully positioned the organization’s International growth territories for the next phase of sales expansion. At OpenVision, Paul served in the capacity of Senior Vice President of Sales where he led the organization’s product and professional services revenue growth in the Americas up to its subsequent acquisition. Prior to OpenVision, Paul held a series of positions at Oracle Corporation from 1989 through 1992, including Vice President of Oracle’s Vertical Sales Division. Paul served on the Board of Directors for Quest Software, Calypso Technologies, Mimosa Systems, GFI, Dorado Software. He is also a member of the U.C. Davis Foundation Board of Trustees and is a frequent speaker at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Davis.