Mike Wall, former Chairman and CEO of Amplidata and General Manager of Intel’s storage group, advises the company on product strategy, partner alliances, and strategic initiatives.
Wall transformed Amplidata into the world’s leading object storage software company during his tenure, and led the company to its eventual sale to Western Digital in March 2015. Prior to Amplidata, Wall was President and CEO of storage innovator Atempo (acquired by Allen Systems Group). As general manager of Intel’s Storage Group, Wall led the industry’s transition from special purpose hardware based storage to systems designed with commodity microprocessors and chipsets. Wall also served as General Manager of Intel’s Supercomputer Systems Division, where he led the introduction of Intel’s X86 architecture into the high performance computing market.
Wall earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed his Masters of Management Sciences, Averill Harriman College for Urban and Policy Sciences, at SUNY Stony Brook.
Todd Gresham, a 25 year veteran and Senior Executive within the data storage industry, advises the company on go-to-market strategies, sales channels, and strategic partner alliances.
Gresham brings over 25 years of executive management experience in both publicly traded and private data storage companies. As CEO of Source Support, Gresham implemented a new vision, transforming the global services company by developing new and higher value services capabilities, increasing new customer acquisition, and recruiting an experienced and professional leadership team. Under his leadership, revenues tripled year after year. At Seagate, Gresham served as Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Support, as well as Co-General Manager of Seagate’s Systems business after the Xyratex acquisition. While at Xyratex, his leadership more than tripled the company’s traditional OEM and Channel revenues while entering new vertical segments including Government, Cloud Service Providers, Oil & Gas, and Genomics. Prior to Xyratex, Gresham served as President and CEO of nStor Technologies, a publicly traded data storage systems provider (later acquired by Xyratex). He also founded Meritage Associates, a consultancy business which guided over 100 firms, including Fortune 50 companies, in the areas of product strategy, market development, and capital acquisition. Gresham also held executive positions at EMC and Data General’s CLARiiON storage division line which was acquired by EMC. Gresham presides on the National Advisory Council for Make-A-Wish Foundation
Jonathan Bourke is an experienced advertising industry CIO who advises the company on brand, marketing, and improving the creative workflow experience through technology.
Bourke has worked with some of the top global creative and media agencies in leadership, technology and business development roles. As CIO of some of the top ad agencies he has worked with some major retailers focused on changing shopper behavior and driving sales using a fusion of mobile and creative media.
In his client facing role Jonathan has designed, developed and implemented advertising and marketing solutions for global brands in the technology, banking and insurance sectors.
Jonathan’s advertising experience includes Chief Information Officer roles at The Martin Agency, Cheil Americas (Samsung) and Wieden + Kennedy. Jonathan worked as a strategic advisor with an investment and M&A firm focused on media technology. At Interpublic Group he worked with agencies around the world as CIO for Shared Services and as CIO for the Independent Agency group. Prior to advertising he held senior positions at Computer Science Corp., Bank for International Settlements, European Central Bank, European Parliament and other top tier international organizations.
He holds a BSc in Computer Systems from the University of Limerick, Ireland and resides in northern New Jersey.
Mark Shirman is the current COO of Congruity and a 35 year Enterprise services and software veteran who advises the company on global services operations, partner development, and investor relations.
Prior to Congruity, Mark was the CEO of RiverMeadow Software, a venture backed startup that created a SaaS tool focused on Cloud Migration. Prior to RiverMeadow Mark founded GlassHouse Technologies where he operated as the CEO and established the company as a leader infrastructure solutions space. Glasshouse represented over 600 professionals in 8 countries throughout the world. Before founding GlassHouse, Mark was Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and CTO at Convergent Group where he executed a combination of operational and marketing strategies that resulted in a successful IPO and the subsequent sale of the business to Schlumberger Corporation. Prior to Convergent Group, Mark was responsible for the worldwide eBusiness and CRM lines of business for Cambridge Technology Partners. Previously, Mark ran similar units for BSG/Alliance IT. In 1985 he successfully launched a new breed IT consulting company called Innovative Information Systems Inc. (IISI) which was focused on emerging technologies and application development. Mark served as CEO of IISI until its sale to CDI Corporation in 1990, and then served as its president until 1995.
Mark started his career with Arthur Andersen & Co. after receiving his BA in Economics from Brandeis University and his MBA from American University. Mark served as a member of the Boston Public Library Technology Council, a governor’s appointed Trustee for Wachusett Community College, and a director for Baby’s Breath, a non-profit organization focused connecting infants with loving homes and families. He is currently a Director for Mobiquity Corporation and CloudSmartz, and sits on a number of advisory groups to technology organizations.
Joe Pacileo is currently a member of the IronNet Cybersecurity Inc. Senior Leadership Team (SLT), and the Vice President of the Fort Meade Alliance. He advises the company on Cyber initiatives and Government Intelligence strategy.
As a member of the IronNet SLT, Joe leads all aspects of key client relationships from pre-sales through execution. He also provides cyber subject matter expertise consulting for client CSO, CIO, other C-Suite leaders, Board of Directors, and investors.
As the Vice President of the Fort Meade Alliance, Joe is in part responsible for leading and managing this non-profit, independent community organization whose mission is to support Fort Meade as an economic asset to the region, and a defense asset to the nation. The Fort Meade Alliance includes over 250 member companies that represent more than 100,000 employees in the Fort Meade region, across all industry sectors.
Joe’s professional career began as a Distinguished Military Graduate of the University of California. He ended his active duty service retiring at the rank of Colonel/O6. As a career Military Intelligence officer he served in a variety of command and staff positions located around the world including multiple assignments to the National Security Agency, where his focus was on Cyber Security.
Before Joining IronNet, Joe served for two years as VP and General Manager at TASC Inc., and for three years as VP Cyber Operations, ManTech International.