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About Veriflow

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The Challenge

Networks are more vulnerable than ever

Today’s networks have never been more vulnerable to attack and difficult to manage.
  • Despite outlays of over $80 billion on network protection in 2015, enterprises saw a dramatic increase in both breaches and outages
  • The major cause of breaches and outages are change events, with over 80% caused by human factors
  • The majority of network operations time is spent on change management
  • Network engineers have no reliable way to understand whether the network-wide impact of a change will lead to a vulnerability
  • A significant number of enterprises lack network policies for IT, Information Security, Data Encryption

Our Solution

A new approach to breach & network outage prevention

Veriflow is pioneering a new way for enterprises to design, manage and protect their networks. Specifically, Veriflow:
  • Reveals the network-wide reality of your current devices and policies
  • Provides predictive network-wide modeling and verification that ensures network correctness
  • Eliminates risks associated with modifying the network
  • Prevents outages and breaches due to change by detecting vulnerabilities before they are exploited
  • Identifies intentional changes due to insider sabotage
  • Provides a library of network and security policies to reduce vulnerabilities that lead to outages and breaches
James F. Brear

President & CEO

Brighten Godfrey, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & CTO

Matthew Caesar, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & CSO

Ahmed Khurshid, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & Prin. Engineer

Sajid Awan

Vice President of Products

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Careers

Would you love the chance to help protect the world’s most critical networks from breaches and outages? Are you excited to build connections between people and algorithms? Can you see yourself as part of a diverse, collaborative team of some of the best computer scientists and engineers on the planet? If so, come build your career with us at Veriflow.

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Careers

Would you love the chance to help protect the world’s most critical networks from breaches and outages? Are you excited to build connections between people and algorithms? Can you see yourself as part of a diverse, collaborative team of some of the best computer scientists and engineers on the planet? If so, come build your career with us at Veriflow.

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Careers

Would you love the chance to help protect the world’s most critical networks from breaches and outages? Are you excited to build connections between people and algorithms? Can you see yourself as part of a diverse, collaborative team of some of the best computer scientists and engineers on the planet? If so, come build your career with us at Veriflow.

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Terms of Service

Effective Date: February 18, 2016

ATTENTION – THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU (“you” or “your”) AND VERIFLOW SYSTEMS, INC. (INCLUDING ITS AFFILIATES) (“Veriflow”). IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU READ CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN THIS VERIFLOW WEBSITE TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT (these “Terms” or this “TOS”) AS THEY GOVERN YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WWW.VERIFLOW.NET WEBSITE AND ALL OTHER VERIFLOW WEBSITES, AS WELL AS ANY PROGRAMS, SERVICES, TOOLS, MATERIALS, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH VERIFLOW WEBSITES OR USED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH (collectively, the “Veriflow Website”). VERIFLOW IS WILLING TO LICENSE AND ALLOW THE USE OF THIS VERIFLOW WEBSITE ONLY ON THE CONDITION THAT YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, YOU ARE NOT GRANTED PERMISSION TO ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE VERIFLOW WEBSITE AND ARE INSTRUCTED TO CEASE ALL ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE VERIFLOW WEBSITE IMMEDIATELY.

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  1. LICENSE. Subject to your continued compliance with these Terms, Veriflow grants you a personal, revocable, limited (as set forth in these Terms), non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-transferable license to use for personal purposes the Veriflow Website and any programs, services, tools, materials, or information made available through or from the Veriflow Website. You may access and use the Veriflow Website (a) on a single computer and (b) from the Internet or through an on-line network. You may also load information from the Veriflow Website into your computer’s temporary memory (RAM) and print and download materials and information from the Veriflow Website solely for your personal use, provided that all hard copies contain all copyright and other applicable notices contained in such materials and information.
  2. RESTRICTIONS AND CONDITIONS OF USE. The foregoing license is limited. You may not use, copy, store, reproduce, transmit, distribute, display, rent, lease, sell, modify, alter, license, sublicense, or commercially exploit any data provided by Veriflow through the Veriflow Website in any manner not expressly permitted by this TOS. In addition, you may not modify, translate, decompile, create any derivative work(s) of, copy, distribute, disassemble, broadcast, transmit, publish, remove or alter any proprietary notices or labels, license, sublicense, transfer, sell, mirror, frame, exploit, rent, lease, private label, grant a security interest in the Veriflow Website, nor otherwise use the Veriflow Website in any manner not expressly permitted by this TOS. You may not (a) use any “deep link,” “page scrape,” “robot,” “spider,” or other automatic device, program, script, algorithm, or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy, or monitor any portion of the Veriflow Website or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Veriflow Website to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents, or information through any means not purposely made available through the Veriflow Website, (b) attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Veriflow Website, including, without limitation, the accounts of Veriflow Website visitors or users (“Users” or each such person, a “User”), or any other systems or networks connected to the Veriflow Website or to any Veriflow server or to any of the services offered on or through the Veriflow Website, by hacking, password “mining,” or any other illegitimate or prohibited means, (c) probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Veriflow Website or any network connected to the Veriflow Website, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Veriflow Website or any network connected to the Veriflow Website, (d) reverse look-up, trace, or seek to trace any information on any other User, (e) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Veriflow Website or Veriflow’s systems or networks or any systems or networks connected to the Veriflow Website, (f) use any device, software, or routine to interfere with the proper working of the Veriflow Website or any transaction conducted on the Veriflow Website, or with any other person’s use of the Veriflow Website, (g) forge headers, impersonate a person, or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise your identity or the origin of any message or transmittal you send to Veriflow on or through the Veriflow Website, (h) use the Veriflow Website to harvest or collect e-mail addresses or other contact information; (i) market, co-brand, private label, separately distribute, resell, or otherwise permit third-parties to access and use the Veriflow Website (or any part thereof) without the express, separate, and prior written consent of Veriflow, or (j) use the Veriflow Website in an unlawful manner or in a manner that could damage, disparage, or otherwise negatively impact Veriflow or its reputation. This TOS is also expressly made subject to any applicable export laws, orders, restrictions, or regulations. You shall not export the Veriflow Website (or access thereto) without complying with such laws, orders, restrictions, or regulations.
  3. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS OF VERIFLOW. You have only a limited license to access and use the Veriflow Website under this TOS, and you expressly acknowledge and agree that Veriflow transfers no ownership or intellectual property interest or title in and to the Veriflow Website or any other Veriflow property to you or anyone else. All text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, sounds, artwork, computer code (including html code), programs, software, products, information, and documentation as well as the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel,” and arrangement of any content contained on or available through the Veriflow Website, unless otherwise indicated, are owned, controlled, and licensed by Veriflow and its successors and assigns and are protected by law including, but not limited to, United States copyright, trade secret, patent, and trademark law, as well as other state, national, and international laws and regulations. Except as expressly provided herein, Veriflow does not grant any express or implied right to you or any other person under any intellectual or proprietary rights. Accordingly, your unauthorized use of the Veriflow Website may violate intellectual property or other proprietary rights laws as well as other laws, regulations, and statutes. Veriflow enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law and, in particular and without limitation, with respect to illegal use of terms confusingly similar to any of Veriflow’s trademarks. This Veriflow Website is Copyright™ 2016 Veriflow Systems, Inc. and/or its licensors. All rights reserved. Veriflow™, Veriflow Systems™, the Veriflow logo, and all other names, logos, and icons identifying Veriflow and its programs, products, and services are proprietary trademarks of Veriflow, and any use of such marks, including, without limitation, as domain names, without the express written permission of Veriflow is strictly prohibited. Other service and entity names appearing on the Veriflow Website may be the protected marks of their respective owners.
  4. PRIVACY STATEMENT. Access or use of the Veriflow Website may involve the collection, use, analysis, and/or dissemination of various information about you and your use of the Veriflow Website. You understand, acknowledge, and agree that your access or use of the Veriflow Website constitute consent to Veriflow’s collection and use of information regarding you and your use of the Veriflow Website, including without limitation, personal identifying information, in accordance with the terms of the Veriflow Privacy Statement, which is available on the Veriflow Website or upon request to Veriflow. The Veriflow Privacy Statement applies solely to Veriflow’s use of User information, and Veriflow disclaims all liability in connection with any use by third- parties of any information that you upload to parts of the Veriflow Website that can be viewed by other Users.
  5. THIRD-PARTY SITES, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES. The Veriflow Website may display or link to advertisements, materials, programs, products, and services of third- parties. These sites have not necessarily been reviewed by Veriflow and are maintained by third-parties over which Veriflow exercises no control. Veriflow does not make any representations with respect to, nor does it guarantee or endorse, the quality, non- infringement, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, reliability, or correct sequencing of any third-party materials, programs, products, or services displayed on, or accessible by, the Veriflow Website. You agree that Veriflow shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any dealings you may have with third-parties in connection with the Veriflow Website.
  6. POSTING OF USER CONTENT. Certain features of the Veriflow Website may allow Users to upload information or content to the Veriflow Website (a “Posting”). By each Posting you make you represent and warrant that you have all necessary consents, rights, permissions, and clearances (and you agree to provide Veriflow with reasonable proof thereof, if requested) required to make such Posting and for Veriflow to acquire and use such content or information. Veriflow shall not be responsible for any consequences caused by your failure to timely or accurately obtain such rights. By making a Posting, you hereby and automatically grant to Veriflow a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free license, including the right to sublicense (through multiple tiers), to copy, distribute, create derivative works from, display, modify, reformat, transmit, and otherwise use any content or information in such Posting in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content or information. You acknowledge and agree that Postings are non- confidential for all purposes and that Veriflow has no control over the extent to which any idea or information may be used by any party or person once it has been provided by you or displayed on the Veriflow Website.
  7. FORUM USE. The Veriflow Website may contain blogs, message boards, comment areas, questionnaires, chat rooms, or other interactive features (each such facility, a “Forum”) by Users can make certain Postings for display to other Users. You acknowledge that Veriflow is not a publisher of any Forum Posting, and is merely functioning as an intermediary to enable Users to provide and display Postings. Veriflow is not responsible for screening, policing, editing, or monitoring your or another User’s Postings and encourages all Users of the Veriflow Websites to use reasonable discretion and caution in evaluating or reviewing any Posting. Veriflow does not endorse, oppose, or edit any opinion or information provided by you or other Users, and Veriflow does not make any representation or warranty with respect to, nor does it endorse the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other material displayed, uploaded, or distributed by you or any other User. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Veriflow reserves the right to delete or take other action with respect to Postings (or portions thereof) that Veriflow believes in good faith violate this TOS and/or are, or are potentially, unlawful or harmful to Veriflow or its products, services, and goodwill.You are prohibited from posting, displaying, or transmitting any of the following content on any Forum:
    1. anything that interferes with or disrupts the Veriflow Website or the operation thereof,
    2. statements or material that defames, harasses, abuses, stalks, threatens, intimidates, or in any way infringes on the rights of others,
    3. unauthorized copyrighted materials or any other material that infringes on the intellectual property rights, trade secrets, or privacy of others,
    4. statements or material that violates other contractual or fiduciary rights, duties, or agreements,
    5. statements or material that is bigoted, hateful, or racially offensive,
    6. statements or material that constitutes or encourages criminal conduct, would give rise to civil liability, or that otherwise violates any law or regulation in any jurisdiction,
    7. statements or material that constitutes anti-competitive collaboration and/or antitrust violations,
    8. statements or material that contains vulgar, obscene, profane, or otherwise objectionable language or images that typically would not be considered socially or professionally responsible or appropriate in person,
    9. statements or material that harms minors,
    10. statements or material that impersonates any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious, including, without limitation, employees and representatives of Veriflow,
    11. statements or material that misrepresents your affiliation with any entity and/or Veriflow,
    12. anything that violates the privacy or publicity rights of any other person, including, without limitation, displaying any personal identifying information of another individual,
    13. chain letters or pyramid schemes,
    14. statements or material that constitutes junk mail, spam, or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials,
    15. statements or material that are “off-topic” for a designated Forum, and
    16. files that contain malicious code, viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer, network, or the Veriflow Website.

    Please also follow the following guidelines. Please use ‘netiquette’. Please do not post any content or information of a personal nature, such as video or audio of friends and family. Please be succinct and stay on topic within a particular Forum. Please remember to respect others and their opinions. Veriflow encourages open and sincere communication, but urges all Users to remember that Forums are intended to be a resource for all. You agree to report to Veriflow any Forum activity of which you become aware that is reasonably considered to be a violation of the Forum rules.

  8. FEEDBACK. By submitting to the Veriflow Website any suggestions, comments, requests, or other information (“Feedback”) related to Veriflow products, services, or the Veriflow Website: (a) you agree that Veriflow is not subject to any confidentiality restrictions in the Feedback; (b) you represent and warrant that such Feedback is not confidential or proprietary information of you or any third-party, that such Feedback does not infringe or violate the intellectual property or proprietary rights of any third-party (including, without limitation, patents, copyrights, or trademark rights), and that you have all rights necessary to convey to Veriflow and enable Veriflow to use such Feedback as described herein; (c) you hereby assign and agree to assign to Veriflow, without additional approval or compensation of any kind, all worldwide rights, title and interests in all copyright and other intellectual property rights in the Feedback; (d) to the extent that the foregoing assignment is found to be ineffective under applicable law, you hereby grant to Veriflow a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, non-exclusive right and license for Veriflow to adopt, publish, reproduce, commercialize, license (including the right to redistribute or sublicense through multiple tiers), disseminate, transmit, distribute, copy, use, combine, create derivative works, and display (in whole or in part) worldwide, reduce to practice, use, improve upon any ideas or inventions described therein, or otherwise act on, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such Feedback, and you hereby waive any claim to the contrary.
  9. FEATURES; ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS. THE ACCESS TO OR USE, PURCHASE, OR RECEIPT OF CERTAIN ACCOUNTS, MEMBERSHIP, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, PROGRAMS, CONFERENCES, TRAINING, SEMINARS, MATERIALS, AND/OR TO OTHER SPECIFIC PORTIONS OR FEATURES OF THE VERIFLOW WEBSITE (COLLECTIVELY, “Features”), MAY BE SUBJECT TO ADDITIONAL NOTICES, TERMS, AND CONDITIONS, ALL OF WHICH ARE MADE A PART OF THIS TOS BY THIS REFERENCE. As a condition to accessing or using such Features, You agree to abide by such other notices, terms, and conditions. If there is a conflict between this TOS and the terms posted for or applicable to a Feature, the terms of the Feature shall control with respect to your use of that portion of the Veriflow Website.
  10. USER ACCOUNTS. Users may be required to register for an account before accessing certain portions of the Veriflow Website. Users may request such accounts, which Veriflow may approve or reject in its sole discretion. Certain accounts and access may be restricted to representatives of Veriflow customers, business partners, or other groups of Users. Such accounts and access are subject to modification or termination should the User’s membership in such a group change. Each User is limited to one account, which must be identified by a unique User name and authenticated by an account password. You must maintain the confidentiality of your User name and password, and you may not use another User’s User name and password. You must immediately notify Veriflow should you become aware of any loss or theft of your password or any unauthorized use of your account or User name and password, and you alone are responsible for any loss or liability arising from theft, loss, or your failure to maintain the confidentiality of your account credentials. Veriflow reserves the right to delete or change (with notice) a User name or password at any time and for any reason.
  11. DISCLAIMER. THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PROGRAMS, SOFTWARE, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE VERIFLOW WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND MAY INCLUDE ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES. VERIFLOW IS ALSO NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY POSTINGS PROVIDED BY YOU OR YOUR ACCOUNT THAT ARE AVAILABLE FROM OR THROUGH THE VERIFLOW WEBSITE. MOREOVER, VERIFLOW MAY MAKE MODIFICATIONS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE VERIFLOW WEBSITE OR IN THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PROGRAMS, SOFTWARE, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE VERIFLOW WEBSITE AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASON. YOU ALONE ASSUME THE FULL RISK OF MAKING USE OF AND/OR RELYING ON THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PROGRAMS, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE VERIFLOW WEBSITE. VERIFLOW MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE RESULTS THAT CAN BE ACHIEVED FROM OR THE SUITABILITY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, LEGALITY, OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PROGRAMS, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE VERIFLOW WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. VERIFLOW EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OR ANY OTHER IMPLIED WARRANTY UNDER THE UNIFORM COMPUTER INFORMATION TRANSACTIONS ACT AS ENACTED BY ANY STATE. VERIFLOW ALSO MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THE VERIFLOW WEBSITE OR ANY WEBSITE LINKED THERETO WILL OPERATE ERROR FREE OR IN AN UNINTERRUPTED FASHION OR THAT ANY FILES OR INFORMATION THAT YOU DOWNLOAD FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES.
  12. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT SHALL VERIFLOW BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE ACCESS OR USE OF THE VERIFLOW WEBSITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE VERIFLOW WEBSITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SERVICES, PROGRAMS, PRODUCTS, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE VERIFLOW WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF VERIFLOW HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF VERIFLOW FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER RELATED TO ACCESS OR USE OF THE VERIFLOW WEBSITE SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00 USD).
  13. INDEMNITY. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Veriflow and all of its respective employees, agents, directors, officers, shareholders, attorneys, successors, and assigns from and against any and all claims, proceedings, damages, injuries, liabilities, losses, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses) relating to or arising from any breach by you of this TOS.
  14. NOTICE OF SECURITY BREACH. You must promptly notify Veriflow of any breach or potential breach of security with respect to any confidential or other personally identifiable information provided or made available to you by Veriflow, any you shall assist Veriflow as reasonably necessary to enforce Veriflow’s rights and to enable Veriflow to comply with any state or federal law requiring the provision of notice of any security breach with respect to any personally identifiable information of the affected or impacted data subjects.
  15. DMCA NOTICE. Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), Veriflow maintains specific contact information provided below, including an e-mail address, for notifications of claimed infringement regarding materials posted to this site. All notices should be addressed to the contact person specified below:Veriflow Systems, Inc.
    60 Hazelwood Drive
    Champaign, IL 61820
    Attn.: Chief Legal Officer
    E-mail Address: info@veriflow.net
    Phone: (217) 333-8324You may contact our agent for notice of claimed infringement specified above with complaints regarding allegedly infringing posted material and we will investigate those complaints. If the posted material is believed in good faith by us to violate any applicable law, we will remove or disable access to any such material, and we will notify the posting party that the material has been blocked or removed. In notifying us of alleged copyright infringement, the DMCA requires that you include the following information: (a) description of the copyrighted work that is the subject of claimed infringement; (b) description of the infringing material and information sufficient to permit us to locate the alleged material; (c) contact information for you, including your address, telephone number and/or e-mail address; (d) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, or its agent, or by the operation of any law; (e) a statement by you, signed under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that you have the authority to enforce the copyrights that are claimed to be infringed; and (f) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. Failure to include all of the above-listed information may result in the delay of the processing of your complaint.
  16. UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR USE. Actual or attempted unauthorized use of the Veriflow Website may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution, including, without limitation, liability under the United States Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Veriflow reserves the right to take any appropriate actions in accordance with the DMCA, the USA PATRIOT Act, the United States copyright laws, or other applicable laws. Veriflow reserves the right to view, monitor, and record activity on the Veriflow Website without notice to or permission from you, including, without limitation, by archiving notices or communications sent by you through the Veriflow Website. Veriflow reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to modify, suspend, terminate, or interrupt operation of or access to the Veriflow Website, or any portion of the Veriflow Website, in order to protect the Veriflow Website, Veriflow, or other of Veriflow’s interests.
  17. EFFECTIVITY AND REVISIONS. This TOS and your right to use the Veriflow Website is effective at the moment you install, access, or use the Veriflow Website. Veriflow may amend this TOS from time to time by posting a revised TOS on the Veriflow Website. Your continued access or use of the Veriflow Website following any such revision constitutes your agreement to be bound by the revised TOS. Veriflow reserves the right to terminate this TOS at any time and for any reason.
  18. MISCELLANEOUS. This TOS shall be construed and enforced solely in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and the State of Illinois, U.S.A., as applied to agreements entered into and completely performed in the State of Illinois. You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts seated in the State of Illinois for any disputes in connection with this TOS. You acknowledge that any breach, threatened or actual, of this TOS will cause irreparable injury to Veriflow for which monetary damages would be inadequate, and therefore agree that Veriflow shall be entitled, in addition to other available remedies, to seek equitable relief from a court of competent jurisdiction. The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act, or any state implementation thereof, shall not apply to this TOS and is hereby disclaimed. You access the Veriflow Website on your own volition and are responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws with respect to your access and use of the Veriflow Website. If any provision (or part thereof) contained in this TOS is determined to be void, invalid, or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction or on account of a conflict with an applicable law or regulation, such determination shall not affect the remaining provisions (or portions thereof) contained herein and the illegal, invalid, or unenforceable clause shall be modified in compliance with applicable law in a manner that most closely matches the intent of the original language. This TOS, together with any applicable additional terms and conditions as described in Section 9 (Features; Additional Terms and Conditions), represents the entire agreement between you and Veriflow with respect to the subject matter of this TOS, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and Veriflow with respect to such subject matter. A printed version of this TOS and of any related notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this TOS to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Please contact Veriflow if you wish to receive a printed copy of this TOS.

Privacy Statement

Effective Date: February 18, 2016

  1. Scope. Veriflow Systems, Inc., and its affiliates (“we” or “Veriflow”), respect the privacy of persons who access or use the Website (defined below) (“Users” or for each such person, a “User”). This Privacy Statement (“Privacy Statement”) outlines Veriflow’s privacy practices regarding the collection and use of information obtained from Veriflow’s http://www.veriflow.net website, Veriflow websites located on that website’s sub-domains and Veriflow materials and services accessible through those websites (individually and collectively, the “Website”), except that a separate privacy statement or statement specific to a particolar Veriflow or third-party program, product, service may supersede or supplement this Privacy Statement.
  2. Veriflow’s Collection and Use of Information. Veriflow collects and uses User Information (as defined below) in connection with a User’s access and use of the Website. Veriflow uses User Information to provide materials and services users request, to improve functioning of the Website, to host Website forums and social networks in which Users may participate, and to maintain account profiles of registered users. Veriflow may also use User Information for marketing purposes, to help plan and host corporate events, or to provide Users with information about Veriflow products or services. Veriflow does not target the Website to, nor knowingly collect or use information from, Users who are under the age of 18 years.
  3. Collection or Use of Information by Third-Parties. The Website may contain links to websites of third-parties. Veriflow does not make any representation regarding the information practices or content of such third-party websites, and this Privacy Statement does not apply to such third-party web sites or their respective privacy practices. Veriflow encourages Users to contact the operators of non-Veriflow websites and/or review the privacy statements set out on such websites to learn more about the applicable information practices of such websites. Except as described in this Privacy Statement, Veriflow does not share, sell, rent, or trade User Information with third-parties for their promotional purposes.
    1. Service Providers. Veriflow may share User Information with third-party service providers it has contracted with so that those service providers can provide services requested by Users. Veriflow may also share User Information with Veriflow’s service providers to ensure the quality of information provided on the Website.
    2. Veriflow Affiliates. Veriflow may share User Information with its affiliates, including any successors-in-interest or entities with which Veriflow becomes affiliated as the resolt of merger or acquisition. Such sharing may be necessary to ensure continued operation of the Website, continued delivery of products or services, or for other relationship management purposes.
    3. Business Partners. From time to time, Veriflow may partner with third-party entities for the purpose of jointly offering products or services to Users. If a User purchases or specifically expresses interest in Veriflow products or services, Veriflow may share with its applicable business partners the User Information collected in connection with such purchase or expression of interest. Veriflow does not control its business partners’ use of User Information, and their use of any User Information in their possession is outside the scope of this Privacy Statement.
  4. Disclosures Under Law. Veriflow reserves the right to use or disclose information provided if required by law or if Veriflow reasonably believes that use or disclosure is necessary to protect Veriflow’s rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.
  5. Types of Information Collected and Used. Veriflow may collect and use the following types of information in connection with a User’s use of the Website (“User Information”).
    1. “Non-Personal Information” – Information, such as company annual revenues, number of employees, industry, or corporate network information that you may provide to Veriflow in connection with your access or use of the Website that does not qualify as “Personal Information” (as defined below).
    2. “Personal Information” – Certain personally identifiable information, such as your name, employer’s name, address, phone number, or email address, that you may provide to Veriflow in connection with your access or use of the Website.
    3. “Usage Information” – Information related to a User’s use of the Website that may be collected during the course of such use by Veriflow using common information gathering tools, such as cookies [and web beacons] . Usage Information typically includes information that is readily available from most web browsers used to access the Website, such as the browser type, browser language, your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, and any actions you take on the Website, such as the web pages viewed and the links clicked.
  6. Collection Methods. Veriflow uses common information-gathering tools, such as cookies and web beacons, to collect various information as Users navigate the Website. Below is a list describing methods by which Veriflow may collect and use User Information.
    1. Web Beacons. Veriflow uses web beacons, alone or in conjunction with cookies, to collect Usage Information regarding Users’ interaction with emails they receive from Veriflow. A web beacon is an electronic object embedded in a web page or email that can recognize certain types of information on a User’s computer, such as the time and date of a page viewed, and a description of where the web beacon is placed. For example, web beacons that Veriflow places in outbound marketing emails will notify Veriflow when the recipients open an email or navigate to the Website by clicking a link located within in the email. Veriflow typically uses web beacons to assist operation of the Website and improve Veriflow’s email communications. Users may be able to disable web beacons in email messages by not downloading external objects contained in the message they receive (this feature varies depending on the email software used on the User’s personal computer). However, doing this may not always disable a web beacon or other automatic data collection tools in the email message due to specific email software capabilities. For more information about this, please refer to the information provided by your email software or service provider.
    2. IP Addresses. Veriflow collects User IP addresses to track and aggregate User Information. For example, Veriflow uses IP addresses to identify the geographic regions from which Users access and use the Website. Veriflow uses IP addresses in part to assist with ensuring compliance with security and legal requirements, and to identify Website access or use that may otherwise violate the Website’s terms of use.
    3. Cookies. Veriflow uses cookies to help make interactions with the Website easy and meaningfol for Users. When a User visits the Website, Veriflow’s servers send a cookie to the User’s browser. Standing alone, cookies do not personally identify a User; rather they identify and allow the Website to recognize the User’s web browser. Unless a User elects to identify him- or herself to Veriflow, such as by responding to a promotional offer or completing and submitting a form located on the Website (such as “Contact Us”), the User Information will not enable Veriflow to identify the User personally. Veriflow uses session cookies, persistent cookies, and flash cookies. Session cookies exist solely during the web browsing session in which they are created. Most browsers delete session cookies when the browser is closed or when the computer is turned off. Persistent cookies remain in the web browser’s files after the browser is closed or the computer turned off. Flash cookies (also known as “local shared objects”) store more and different types of information, in a different method, than do standard browser cookies. Users shoold consolt their web browser’s documentation to learn how the web browser can be configured to restrict the Website’s ability to use cookies. Please note that restricting a web browser’s ability to accept Website cookies will prevent the Website from providing the User with foll access and functionality. Below is a summary of how Veriflow uses different types of cookies.
      1. Required Cookies. Cookies necessary for Users to access and use certain sections of the Website, such as portals, communities, and other such sections that are available only to Users who have registered, password-protected accounts on the Website. Veriflow uses cookies containing Personal Information to uniquely identify Users who have elected, in the course of accessing or using the Website, to identify themselves to Veriflow. Each time a registered User logs into the Website, a cookie containing Personal Information unique to the User is placed on the User’s browser. Such cookies allow Veriflow to identify Users when you are logged-in to the Website and to process the User’s Website transactions and requests.
      2. Performance Cookies. Cookies that collect information about how Users access and Use the Website, including which webpages Users visit most often, and whether Users receive error messages from certain webpages. Performance Cookies do not collect Personal Information for the purpose of identifying individual Users. Performance Cookies provide only Non-Personal Information, which Veriflow uses solely to improve the Website’s content and performance. From time to time, Veriflow may engage third-parties to track and analyze certain User Information. Veriflow may also utilize Flash cookies for these purposes.
      3. Functionality Cookies. Cookies that store information entered or actions taken by a User (such as username, language, or geographic region) that enable the Website to provide access and features that are tailored to that specific User. Functionality Cookies also enable registered Users to optimize their use when logged-in to the Website. Functionality Cookies can also be used to store display preferences a User has set, such as text size, font, local language, or other customizable Website features. Veriflow may also use flash cookies to store User preferences or settings, or to display content based upon the User’s access and use of the Website.
      4. Targeting or Advertising Cookies. From time to time, Veriflow may engage third-party vendors to track and analyze User Information. Veriflow sometimes uses cookies delivered by third-parties to track the performance of Veriflow advertisements. For example, these cookies remember which browsers have visited the Website. User Information provided to third-party vendors does not include Personal Information, but after receiving it from such third-party vendors, Veriflow may re-associate the User Information with Personal Information. Veriflow also contracts with third-party advertising networks that collect IP addresses and other User Information from web beacons on the Website, from emails, and third-party web sites. Advertising networks may follow a User’s online activities over time by collecting User Information through automated means, including through the use of cookies. Advertising networks may use this User Information to provide a User with advertisements about products and services tailored to the User’s specific interests. Users may see such advertisements while accessing or using other third-party web sites. This process helps Veriflow manage and track the effectiveness of its marketing efforts. Third-parties, with whom Veriflow contracts to provide certain Website features or to display advertising based upon User Information, may use flash cookies to collect and store information.
      5. International Transfer of Information. Veriflow may transfer User Information to other Veriflow-owned business entities in the United States and worldwide. By accessing the Website, registering for an account or service, or otherwise providing Veriflow with User Information, Users consent to this transfer of their User Information throughout the global Veriflow network of entities.
      6. Posted Content. The Website may contain sections, such as bulletin boards, blogs, or chat rooms, in which Users can post information that can be viewed by the public or other Users. Veriflow is not responsible for any Personal Information that you post to any such section of the Website.
      7. User Management. Users have options for controlling how Veriflow is allowed to use certain information. [Users may manage their receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of Veriflow emails.] Additionally, a User may email communication preferences to info@veriflow.net. Registered Users cannot opt out of receiving transactional emails related to their active Website accounts. If at any time a User wishes to revise any information Veriflow maintains about the User, or otherwise change the use to which such information can be put, the User should contact Veriflow at info@veriflow.net.
      8. Data Security. Veriflow employs security measures to prevent unauthorized access to information Veriflow collects online. The Website supports Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology using both server authentication and data encryption. The Website also employs an advanced security method based on dynamic data and encoded session identifications, and is hosted in a secure server environment that uses firewalls and other security technologies.
      9. Changes to this Privacy Statement. Veriflow reserves the right to revise this Privacy Statement or any part of it from time to time. Please review this Privacy Statement periodically as posted on the Website for any changes.
      10. Contacting Veriflow. Questions regarding this Privacy Statement shoold be directed to Veriflow by sending an email to info@veriflow.net.

Our Story

Veriflow began with a simple but challenging question: why can’t today’s networks function with the same availability, security and ‘can’t-fail’ precision as engineering efforts like the Mars rovers? Why did network professionals view outages and breaches as part of doing business, rather than unacceptable incidents of failure?

Our team—a group of computer scientists at the University of Illinois—turned to mathematics for inspiration, applying the methodology of formal verification to today’s network infrastructure. We did this knowing that this approach had never been developed for complex networks. Could formal verification methodology reach the accuracy, speed, and scale necessary for a real, multi-vendor network?

Our breakthrough came with the development of data plane verification, which leverages a deep understanding of network infrastructure along with new algorithms and systems to verify network-wide policy correctness in real time and provide intuitive, actionable insight. With investments secured from the U.S. Navy, National Science Foundation, and led by New Enterprise Associates, the Veriflow vision has become technology that now protects some of the most critical network infrastructure in the world.

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Field Systems Engineer

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Veriflow is looking for Field Systems Engineers to provide pre-sales technical expertise to Veriflow customers and partners.
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Champaign, IL

Veriflow is looking for an energetic IT Systems Administrator and DevOps lead to build out, automate and manage our computing environments.
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Senior Software Engineer (Core Algorithms)

Champaign, IL or San Jose, CA

Veriflow is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with a passion to work in a complex computing environment to deliver high quality networking applications.
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Veriflow is looking for a Senior Software QA Engineer with a passion to work in a complex computing environment to deliver high quality networking applications.
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Senior Front End Developer (Graphical User Interface)

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Veriflow is seeking a skilled senior-level front-end engineer fluent in modern JavaScript frameworks and applications.
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Champaign, IL

Veriflow is looking for Software Engineers, at both Senior and entry levels, with a passion to work in a complex computing environment to deliver high quality networking applications.
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Veriflow is looking for an energetic Technical Writer to take responsibility of product and technology related documentation.
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Veriflow offers a competitive compensation and equity package. Get in touch with us at jobs@veriflow.net. Include your resume and, if applicable, a recent academic transcript.

James F. Brear

President & CEO

James Brear brings a strong track record in network policy and protection to Veriflow. Previously, James was the Chief Executive Officer at Procera (NASDAQ:PKT) until its successful acquisition by Francisco Partners for $240M in August 2015.

At Procera, Brear grew annual revenues in excess of 1100% in less than six years. He completed a public offering in 2012. Under Brear’s leadership, Procera was added to the S&P 600 and the Russell 2000—two of the world’s most widely followed stock market indices. Brear built Procera into a global leader in its industry as a six consecutive year winner of Deloitte’s Fast 500 award and Light Readings Public Company of year finalist in 2012. Brear was also selected as an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year regional semi-finalist in 2013.

Prior to Procera, Brear was at Tasman Networks (acquired by Nortel) and Force10 Networks (acquired by Dell). In addition, he spent five years with Cisco Systems with responsibility for delivering more than $800M in annual revenue. He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley.


Brighten Godfrey, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & CTO

P. Brighten Godfrey is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Veriflow.

Dr. Godfrey has conducted research in networked systems and algorithms for more than a decade, and is a co-inventor of key technology in use at Veriflow. His work has developed novel architectures and systems for Internet routing, data center networking, high performance data transport, and network data plane verification, as well as advancing theoretical analysis of network algorithms. He has co-authored over 50 scientific publications, and several of these technologies have been deployed by hyperscale cloud computing providers.

In 2015, Dr. Godfrey received the ACM SIGCOMM Rising Star Award in recognition of outstanding research contributions, including contributions to network verification. Only one individual worldwide is selected for this prestigious award each year. Dr. Godfrey was awarded the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in 2014, and has also received the UIUC Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research, the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, and the Internet2 Innovative Application Award, in addition to several best paper awards. He was a Beckman Fellow at the UIUC Center for Advanced Study in 2014-2015, and has served as program committee chair of several academic conferences. Dr. Godfrey continues to advise young researchers in his role as Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is co-instructor of a popular Coursera course, “Cloud Networking”.

He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.


Matthew Caesar, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & CSO

Matthew Caesar is Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer of Veriflow and Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

He has worked in the area of network security for over two decades, publishing over 50 technical papers, which have appeared in highly selective academic conferences and have resulted in multiple best paper awards. Dr. Caesar has led over $5M in research initiatives in this space, including a $2.4M DARPA MRC initiative on next-generation security for cloud networking. He received the NSF CAREER award, as well as the “Test of Time Award” from the USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation for his foundational contributions to software-defined networking. Dr. Caesar has a long history of successful technology transfer. At AT&T he co-developed the Routing Control Platform, a route management technology which remains in daily use in their North American IP backbone. At Microsoft, he co-developed Virtual Ring Routing, which was incorporated as part of the mesh connectivity layer in Microsoft Windows. Dr. Caesar has worked extensively with the US Department of Defense, through participation in the DARPA CSSG program, and holds a Top Secret security clearance. Dr. Caesar also currently serves on the security advisory board for a Fortune 200 company in the retail sector.

He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.


Ahmed Khurshid, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & Prin. Engineer

Ahmed Khurshid is Co-Founder and Principal Engineer of Veriflow.

He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2015, where his research work focused on improving security and availability of networked systems. He has worked in the area of formal verification of networks for over six years. He designed and built the first real-time data plane verification system, described in a publication that has hundreds of citations. Dr. Khurshid worked on novel cloud computing infrastructures and SDN frameworks while at Microsoft Research and Cisco Systems, respectively. Before joining the UIUC Ph.D. program, Dr. Khurshid worked as a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) for three years. He also worked as a CNAP (Cisco Networking Academy Program) instructor for over a year teaching network configuration and troubleshooting. He received the International Fulbright Science and Technology Ph.D. Award in 2008, HotSDN best paper award in 2012, and was recognized for the Illinois Innovation Prize 2015. He completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in CSE from BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Sajid Awan

Vice President of Products

Sajid Awan brings more than 20 years of experience in product management, systems engineering and operations in the areas of networking, cloud computing, security and information technology. At Veriflow, Sajid is responsible for all aspects of product strategy and rollout and reports to James Brear, the company’s president and CEO.

Prior to joining Veriflow, Awan was country leader at IBM global services where he was responsible for the company’s consulting services. Before joining IBM, Awan was CIO at MCB Bank and was responsible for all aspects of IT infrastructure and operations that spanned 1100 branches nationwide. And previously, Awan was the vice president of global field operations at Force10 Networks, which was acquired by Dell in 2011. During his tenure at Force10, Awan led product management and worldwide field engineering and helped the company grow from pre-revenue to over $160 million per year.  Before Force10, he spent 5 years at Cisco in a number of product and technical roles.

Awan holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and is a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE).


James F. Brear

President & CEO

James Brear brings a strong track record in network policy and protection to Veriflow. Previously, James was the Chief Executive Officer at Procera (NASDAQ:PKT) until its successful acquisition by Francisco Partners for $240M in August 2015.

At Procera, Brear grew annual revenues in excess of 1100% in less than six years. He completed a public offering in 2012. Under Brear’s leadership, Procera was added to the S&P 600 and the Russell 2000—two of the world’s most widely followed stock market indices. Brear built Procera into a global leader in its industry as a six consecutive year winner of Deloitte’s Fast 500 award and Light Readings Public Company of year finalist in 2012. Brear was also selected as an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year regional semi-finalist in 2013.

Prior to Procera, Brear was at Tasman Networks (acquired by Nortel) and Force10 Networks (acquired by Dell). In addition, he spent five years with Cisco Systems with responsibility for delivering more than $800M in annual revenue. He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley.


Brighten Godfrey, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & CTO

P. Brighten Godfrey is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Veriflow.

Dr. Godfrey has conducted research in networked systems and algorithms for more than a decade, and is a co-inventor of key technology in use at Veriflow. His work has developed novel architectures and systems for Internet routing, data center networking, high performance data transport, and network data plane verification, as well as advancing theoretical analysis of network algorithms. He has co-authored over 50 scientific publications, and several of these technologies have been deployed by hyperscale cloud computing providers.

In 2015, Dr. Godfrey received the ACM SIGCOMM Rising Star Award in recognition of outstanding research contributions, including contributions to network verification. Only one individual worldwide is selected for this prestigious award each year. Dr. Godfrey was awarded the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in 2014, and has also received the UIUC Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research, the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, and the Internet2 Innovative Application Award, in addition to several best paper awards. He was a Beckman Fellow at the UIUC Center for Advanced Study in 2014-2015, and has served as program committee chair of several academic conferences. Dr. Godfrey continues to advise young researchers in his role as Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is co-instructor of a popular Coursera course, “Cloud Networking”.

He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.


Matt Murphy

Managing Director, Menlo Ventures

Matt Murphy joined Menlo Ventures in 2015 as a Managing Director. He focuses on multi-stage investments across enterprise infrastructure and mobile-first applications. Matt is either a director or works closely with the management teams of AppDynamics, Drawbridge, Egnyte, Insidesales.com, InstartLogic, PernixData, Puppet Labs, SessionM, Shazam, Simplivity and Usermind.

Previously, Matt was a General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers for over 15 years. In addition to investing in the companies above, he was an observer at Google (from initial investment to IPO), launched the iFund in ’08 (a collaborative initiative with Apple to build the defining applications on the iOS platform), and led KPCB’s investments in AutoNavi (Nasdaq: AMAP, 2010) and Aerohive Networks (Nasdaq: HIVE, 2014). He also served as a director at Shopkick (acquired by SK Planet 2014), Ocarina Networks (acquired by Dell in 2010), and Peakstream (acquired by Google in 2008).

Before joining KPCB, Matt worked at semiconductor startup Netboost (acquired by Intel) where he led product management, and prior to that at Sun Microsystems, where he led business development for the Network Systems Group and was a product line manager for networking platforms. Matt also worked in strategic and technical consulting for a number of years at Booz Allen Hamilton and Accenture.

Matt holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. He serves as Vice Chairman of the Stanford University Engineering Venture Fund, is on the Board of Advisors for the Tufts University Electrical Engineering School.


Peter Sonsini

General Partner, NEA

Pete joined NEA in 2005 and focuses on early-stage enterprise software, services, and systems companies. He is the co-head of NEA’s enterprise software practice group, and serves on several boards for NEA portfolio companies. Past investments include Pentaho (acquired by Hitachi), Teracent (acquired by Google) and Xensource (acquired by Citrix Systems).

Prior to NEA, Pete was Senior Director of Strategic Alliances at VMware where he struck the company’s initial OEM deals and grew annual sales through OEMs from $0 to $40 million in four years. Pete ran product management at Mirapoint and worked in sales and marketing at Hewlett-Packard, including Worldwide Product Manager for the mid-range server business. Pete began his career at Montgomery Securities in the Technology Corporate Finance group. Pete received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and his BA in Political Economy from the University of California, Berkeley.


Scott Shenker, Ph.D.

Professor, UC Berkeley

Scott Shenker is one of the true visionaries in the world of networking technology. A pioneer in the field of software-defined networking, he has received both the ACM SIGCOMM and IEEE Internet awards and was elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He co-founded and served as CEO of Nicira, which was sold to VMware for $1.26B in 2012, and now serves on the Board of Directors of Databricks. Scott is a Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department at UC Berkeley. He is also the chief scientist and the leader of the New Initiatives Group at the International Computer Science Institute, where he was a founding member of the ICSI Center for Internet Research. He continues to research and publish, with his work among the most cited across all of computer science. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Chicago.