Sam Cece – Chief Executive Officer
As chief executive officer of Virtual Bridges, Sam Cece is responsible for guiding the company’s overall strategy to ensure rapid growth. Sam is a proven technology leader with a strong track record of establishing operational excellence and creating shareholder value. Prior to joining Virtual Bridges, he served as CEO of StrongMail, leading the company’s transformation from an innovative email infrastructure company to a full-service, top-tier provider of email marketing and social media solutions for Fortune 2000 companies. His career spans more than two decades during which he held a number of senior management positions at BEA Systems pre-IPO, including President of the Global Services Division; Vice President and General Manager of BEA’s WebXpress Division (WebLogic) and Vice President of Worldwide Marketing.
Iser Cukierman – Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Iser is responsible for leading finance and accounting and providing strategic and operational leadership as a member of the executive leadership team. He has over 20 years of experience leading multi-million dollar organizations as well as early-stage and emerging growth companies. Most recently, Iser served as CFO at Fiserv where he was responsible for developing and implementing the company’s strategic plan related to revenues, profitability and growth. Before joining Fiserv, Iser served as CFO of Strategic Forecasting, a geopolitical analysis and professional services company and was an associate with VirtualCFO, a consulting firm providing strategic and tactical financial consulting and support services. He has also held roles at Softbank, Accenture and Ernst & Young. Iser has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas in Austin and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Leo Reiter – Co-founder, CTO
Leo Reiter is a co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at Virtual Bridges, Inc. As an experienced technologist, Leo is responsible for strategic technology direction and architecture. His career includes more than 12 years of experience in the desktop virtualization space, primarily focused on VDI. His approach balances industry trends, market requirements, and visionary innovation. Prior to Virtual Bridges, Leo was a senior architect at GTE (now Verizon) where he led various infrastructure software teams delivering innovative solutions using large scale enterprise technologies. Leo also spent several years as a senior architect and consultant in the telecommunications industry in diverse roles involving design, development, and Software Configuration Management.
Greg Barone – VP of Sales, Americas
Greg is the Vice President of Sales, Americas, at Virtual Bridges, responsible for direct and channel sales. He brings 20 years of experience in sales and sales management for technology companies, ranging from startups to multi-billion dollar corporations. For more than ten years, Greg has focused on software startups, introducing new technologies to the enterprise market and driving sales growth for early-stage companies. Previously, Greg served as VP of Sales at Hyper9, acquired by Solarwinds and VP of Sales at Cognio, acquired by Cisco Systems. Greg has also led sales growth at startup software companies Reaction Design and Syntricity. He has held sales management positions at Fluke Networks, Samsung and Advanced Micro Devices. Greg received his MBA from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, and holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.
Sundeep Goel – VP of Alliances and Channel Sales
As vice president of alliances and channel sales, Sundeep Goel is responsible for Virtual Bridges’ strategic alliances with resellers, distributors, system integrators and technology platform vendors. A proven sales and alliances leader, Sundeep has more than 13 years of enterprise software experience managing strategic partnerships. Prior to joining Virtual Bridges, Sundeep served as VP of alliances and channel sales at Skire, Inc. (acquired by Oracle) where he built out the company’s global software reseller channel. He’s also held key roles at Lombardi Software and BuildForge (both acquired by IBM) managing relationships with strategic global systems integrators to drive incremental software revenue through strategic channel partners. Sundeep holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania.
Jack Angelo – VP of Worldwide Services
As the vice president of worldwide services, Jack Angelo is responsible for overseeing all services and support for Virtual Bridges. Jack brings more than 20 years of demonstrated success in systems consulting, business development, systems engineering and product marketing with a focus on major accounts on a worldwide basis. Prior to joining, Jack served as the vice president of network systems services at International Game Technologies where he built the companies professional services organization, reengineered its support program and implemented a company-wide knowledge management system. Prior to IGT, Jack served as the Vice President of Services for United Devices where he managed customer support and deployment for customers on a world-wide basis. And he also held key roles at Dell, IBM IGS, and AT&T Global Information Systems/NCR. Jack graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with an M.S. in Computer Science and Villanova University with a B.S. in Accounting.
Todd Middlebrook – VP of Product Management
As the vice president of product management, Todd Middlebrook is responsible for global product management and development of Virtual Bridges products and solutions. Todd has spent 17 years bringing successful products to market that help enterprise IT organizations fulfill line of business objectives. Prior to joining, he spent nearly 10 years at Microsoft leading multiple Customer Advocacy and Technology Management (CATM) teams tasked with ensuring market leadership of Windows client and server infrastructure products, and by working with the company’s top customers to define emerging market problems and qualify new requirements. Previously, Todd worked at startup TorchQuest Inc (Previously 2ndWave Inc) as Product Line Manager where he created a market advisory council of IT leaders to assist in the creation of an early SaaS management hosted service. He spent the 5 years prior at Tivoli Systems (an IBM Company) in a number of technical sales roles and as the Product Manager for Tivoli Software Distribution. Todd received a B.S. in Psychology from Dallas Baptist University and studied UNIX System Administration at the Southern Methodist University School of Engineering.