San Francisco and Cupertino, California
+1 408 829 8888
Ted is ideally suited for early stage startup companies that need hands-on leadership, because he is always ready to roll up his sleeves and do whatever it takes to succeed. His responsibilities involve extensive international travel, so he understands the diverse cultures and standards that are important for global enterprises.
Proofpoint is a leading cybersecurity and compliance company that protects organizations' greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyberattacks.
Ted applies his extensive career experience in software engineering, technical support, and systems engineering to educate global customers and partners about how to understand, implement, and manage Proofpoint cybersecurity solutions for email and information protection.
Startup company that designs, develops, and manufactures the industry's first comprehensive application-aware Threat Management solution for Unified Communications & Collaboration (VoIP and video conferencing) networks.
RedShift Networks utilized Ted's expertise with international education, as he traveled worldwide to deliver technical training courses for customers and channel partners.
As the market leader in Automated Network Control, Infoblox designs, develops, and
manufactures hardware and software products which provide utility-grade core network
services such as DNS, DHCP, and IP Address Management.
Ted designed and delivered technical training courses for Infoblox customers and channel partners throughout the world.
Ted designed and delivered technical training courses for Cisco IronPort customers and channel partners worldwide.
Startup company that designed, developed, and manufactured email security
appliances (SMTP gateways for anti-spam, anti-virus, and content filtering) and web
security appliances (anti-malware proxy servers).
Ted was involved in a variety of projects at IronPort, including worldwide systems engineering, international technical support outsourcing, and design and delivery of technical training courses for IronPort customers and channel partners.
Acquired VPNet Technologies in 2001 to integrate VPN and firewall products with existing line of data switches and routers, and to develop security for IP telephones.
Ted was instrumental in the transition to Avaya, serving as technical liaison between the VPN/firewall engineering team and major customers requiring specialized feature development. He assumed ownership of the most challenging customer situations, applying his problem solving skills to achieve customer satisfaction and win sales.
Startup company that designed, developed, and manufactured virtual private network
products – security gateways, remote VPN clients, network management software.
Recognizing Ted's valuable startup experience, VPNet hired him to define the service and training programs, and to assist with the first product launch. His responsibilities included developing and managing the pre-sales and post-sales technical support organizations, providing technical training to VARs and OEMs, and advising executive management about customer product requirements and technical issues.
Startup company that designed, developed, and manufactured network access products.
Telebit invented the world's first dialup multi-protocol router and the first
Ted created and grew Telebit's pre-sales technical support team, located worldwide in field sales offices and at corporate headquarters. He was responsible for the technical training and certification programs, customer systems evaluation and installation, application documentation, beta testing, and complex problem analysis and resolution. Ted was a key contributor to product design and specification because of his customer perspective.
Bachelor of Computer Science