Silicon 70 2018


Company Management Description
David Williams, Chairman & CEO Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency. For nearly 30 years, Fortune 1,000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with it to build and maximize the value of its customer portfolios.
Yosi Fait, CEO Telit offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of IoT products and services, combined with unmatched IoT expertise and developer resources, that enable end-to-end IoT solutions across virtually any market or industry around the world.
Bellisio Foods, Inc.
Ken Stickevers, President & CEO Bellisio Foods, Inc. is a fast-growing company with a long history of providing quality, innovative food that meets and exceeds consumers’ needs. Bellisio Foods makes a strong investment in people who are committed to building dynamic and respected brands. 
Joe Avellone, CEO Cytel believes the clinical development of safe and effective medicines is crucial for human welfare. Its mission is to improve success rates in this endeavor via the optimal design, effective implementation and accurate data management of clinical trials.
Gina Gallo, President & CEO Stratix is the trusted advisor for many industry leading global enterprises, offering the most comprehensive managed mobile services portfolio to operationalize and deliver full value for its clients’ mobile investments. With over three decades of experience, Stratix has the proven mobile expertise and service execution to help companies transform any mobility challenge into a competitive advantage.
Interfacing Technologies Corporation
Scott Armstrong, Managing Partner Interfacing Technologies enables organizations to efficiently govern business complexity and continuous transformation through process based quality, performance and compliance management solutions. Interfacing's clients are noted medium to large organizations. The company partners with leading management consulting firms to provide integration, workflow, SOP, GRC and process excellence services worldwide.
Vincent John Vincent, CEO & Co-Founder GestureTek is the inventor, pioneer and world leader in gesture recognition technology for interactive advertising, presentation, entertainment and information delivery systems. Its award-winning, multi-patented video gesture control software provides a gesture-based user interface for interactive signs, surfaces, displays, devices and games - eliminating the need for touch-based peripherals such as a touch screen, keyboard, mouse or remote control.
Andrew Gelina, CEO Syrinx Consulting is a developer-owned and run, custom software engineering firm with over 80 full-time engineers located in the United States. With concentrations in enterprise application development, big data, IoT, eCommerce & payments, mobile apps and much more, the firm's two main delivery models are agile sourcing and custom project delivery.
Atul Jain, Chairman & CEO TEOCO is a leading provider of analytics, assurance and optimization solutions to over 300 communication service providers (CSPs) and OEM’s worldwide. Its solutions enable the digital transformation of CSPs while enhancing their network QoS, improving their customer experience and reducing their operational costs.
Ribbon Communications
Franklin (Fritz) W. Hobbs, President & CEO Ribbon Communications is a company with two decades of leadership in real-time communications. Built on world class technology and intellectual property, the company delivers intelligent, secure, embedded real-time communications for today’s world.
Roy Zisapel, CEO & President Radware is a global leader of application delivery and cyber security solutions for virtual, cloud and software defined data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers service level assurance for business-critical applications, while maximizing IT efficiency.
Gene Russell, President & CEO The Corporation for Manufacturing Excellence (Manex) has been delivering proven, high-impact solutions exclusively to manufacturers, distributors and their supply chains since 1995. Manex consultants average 20 years of industry and consulting experience in providing Rapid ROI solutions in the areas of strategy, people, process and performance.
Jürg Hunziker, CEO Avaloq is driving the digital transformation and automation of the financial services industry. Its customers are the leading banks of today and tomorrow. Based on the firm's fully integrated banking software, it creates powerful digital experiences provided through a standardised Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) or Software as a Service (SaaS) model to banks and wealth managers.
Michael Totora, President & CEO Agricen, a Loveland Products Company, is a plant health technology company delivering biochemical-based products that sustainably enhance plant health, nutrition and performance.
Andy Lampe, Director of Information Technology Chris Flores, Lead Operations Manager Anytime, anywhere, eQuest connects people to the power and possibilities of the Internet. It delivers a reliable and personalized experience its customers trust.
Tim Wallace, CEO iPipeline is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry. Through its SaaS-based new business acquisition platform, the firm accelerates and simplifies sales, compliance, operations and support.
Hervé Hoppenot, Chairman, President & CEO Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines that will meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and other diseases.
Nikolaj Sørensen, President & CEO Orexo develops improved pharmaceuticals based on innovative drug delivery technologies. The focus is primarily on opioid dependence and pain but it is also its aim to address other therapeutic areas where the firm's competence and technologies can create value.
Yes Lifecycle Marketing
Michael Iaccarino, Chairman & CEO Yes Lifecycle Marketing provides solutions that orchestrate cross-channel marketing communications to drive results and revenue. This is accomplished by leveraging technology, data, analytics, creative, and strategy to activate and optimize insights-driven, real-time, relevant communications.
Matthias Stadelmeyer, CEO Tradedoubler is a leading international performance marketing company that drives results through high quality traffic, technology and expertise. It is the only company that offers both a network and a technology solution. In 2017 Tradedoubler generated € 8,2 billion incremental revenue for over 2,000 clients across its network of 180,000 online and mobile publishers.
Emil Sayegh, CEO As the world’s most trusted hosting provider, Hostway proudly offers products and solutions that allow business owners, IT managers, and webmasters alike to host websites, applications, and dev /test/production environments on a platform customized to fit their unique needs. Hostway delivers 24/7/365 support and cost-effective, secure, multi-tenant, and dedicated hosting environments for SMBs and large enterprises.
Wayne Gomes, CEO Grapevine6 is a team of curious entrepreneurs and engineers who fundamentally believe that sharing information solves problems and builds relationships. So it has developed the technology to find and filter the most timely, relevant information from around the world, and make it personalized, trusted and shareable. The company gives its clients what they need to connect with their audiences, start conversations and thrive in the social world.
Sebastián Kanovich, CEO dLocal is the only 360 payments technology platform designed to handle mass online payments in growth markets across LATAM, APAC & EMEA. Over 450 global e-commerce companies, including Uber, Sony, GoDaddy, Constant Contact and Avast, rely on dLocal to accept 300+ locally-relevant payment methods online, as well as issue mass payouts to their contractors, agents and sellers in emerging markets around the world.
Laszlo (Les) Zoltan, Founder DVEO® is a privately held entity headquartered in San Diego, California, since 2001. DVEO develops and sells broadcast quality video encoding and streaming products, media servers and ad insertion solutions to leading broadcasters, telco TV/OTT and cable operators around the world.
Vrahram Kadkhodaian, CEO Prolifiq brings the only completely native sales enablement suite into Salesforce, where reps already do their work. With Prolifiq, reps have account planning and content enablement tools to win and grow the accounts that matter, and use content to close them faster.
Deep Web Technologies
Abe Lederman, CEO & CTO Deep Web Technologies is a global provider of custom, federated search solutions. Serving Fortune 500 companies, the Alliance, the U.S. Department of Energy and a variety of research and library alliances, Deep Web Technologies has built a reputation as the “researcher’s choice” for its advanced, agile information discovery tools.
Systemdomain, Inc
Shubhi Garg, President & CEO SDI provides consulting and off site software development and support services for its clients to help them optimize their business processes through effective technical solutions. The company offers a wide spectrum of technology solutions depending on its client needs to achieve their specific business goals.
Gordon Shevlin, CEO Allgress enables enterprise risk, security, and compliance professionals the ability to efficiently manage their risk posture. By utilizing advanced visualization, automation, streamlined workflows, and the integration of existing data feeds, Allgress reduces the complexity and cost of risk management. Unlike other risk management solutions, Allgress customers derive value in days rather than months.
Pivotal Systems
John Hoffman, Chairman & CEO Pivotal Systems provides the best-in-class gas flow monitoring and control technology platform for the global semiconductor industry. The company’s proprietary hardware and software utilizes advanced machine learning to enable preventative diagnostic capability resulting in an order of magnitude increase in fab productivity and capital efficiency for existing and future technology nodes.
Datastream Connexion
Eric Hoffman, Founder & CEO Datastream Connexion has a track record of successful, reliable and engaging web sites and applications. The firm provides critical infrastructure applications for Fortune 500, Federal and State Government, and professional associations. E-commerce, community networking sites and other niche properties are also counted among its portfolio of valued sites.
Space-O Technologies
Rakesh Patel, Co-founder & CEO Space-O Technologies is an ISO certified, globally-leading, award-winning mobile app development company from India, focused on delivering beautiful, scalable, high-quality products and apps worldwide.
Jeff Lunsford, CEO Tealium powers the new era of real-time customer engagement and marketing, enabling global businesses to unlock their customer data and create more meaningful, relevant customer experiences. The company’s industry-leading universal data hub encompasses tag management, API hub, customer data platform, and data management solutions that enable organizations to leverage real-time data to create richer, more personalized digital experiences across every team, technology, and customer touchpoint.
Tom Fallon, Director & CEO Infinera empowers network operators to scale network bandwidth, accelerate service innovation and automate optical network operations. Service providers, cloud operators, governments and enterprises across the globe rely on Infinera Intelligent Transport Networks to enable services that create rich end-user experiences based on efficient, high-bandwidth optical networking.
John De Santis, Chairman & CEO HyTrust provides solutions that automate security controls for software-defined computing, networking and storage workloads to achieve the highest levels of visibility, granular policy control and data protection.
Peter Hunt, Non-Executive Chairman Xped Limited is an Internet of Things (IoT) technology business. Xped has developed revolutionary and patent protected technology that allows any consumer, regardless of their technical capability, to connect, monitor and control devices and appliances found in our everyday environment.

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