Leadership

Bob Levy, CEO

Bob invented the company's solution for rapidly making sense of data. He brings executive, product, marketing and R&D experience with enterprise software and data analytics vendors including MathWorks, Hancock Software, Harte Hanks, Rational Software and IBM. Bob served as founding president of the BPMA in 2001, a 6,000+ person industry group. He holds a BSc in Computer Science and an MBA from Dalhousie University.

John Horcher, Co-Founder

John brings extensive financial markets experience in trading, investment banking & analyst roles.  He has held senior roles with enterprise software firms including SunGard, Business Intelligence Advisors, TIM Group, EDS & Intergraph.  John served as Managing Director of Halpern Capital, where he drove the investor base for research sales & investment banking opportunities including raising over $300 million in equity/debt. He holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University.

Kevin Petrie, Marketing Advisor

Kevin leads Marketing strategy for Virtual Cove. He also is Sr. Director of Product Marketing at Attunity, a data integration software company in Burlington, MA. Kevin has more than 20 years of experience in technology, including leadership roles in marketing, strategy and sales enablement with EMC and Symantec. Prior to completing his MBA at UC Berkeley, Kevin was a technology writer for TheStreet.com.  Kevin is a frequent public speaker and has published articles with TechCrunch, Information Management and other publications.

Serge Lucio, Advisor

Serge's distinguished career has included executive, product management, business development and technical roles in Europe and the USA with companies including IBM, PTC and CA.  He brings extensive M&A experience, including driving IBM’s successful purchase of Telelogic AB and numerous others.  Mr. Lucio has led Products and Strategy for IBM’s Bluemix cloud platform and Rational Software’s product line.  He is presently SVP of Product Management and Strategy at CA Technologies.

Alistair Croll, Advisor

Alistair works with early-stage companies on startup acceleration and with global firms on business model innovation. He has launched and sold a range of technology startups, including web performance pioneer Coradiant (sold to BMC in 2011). A guest lecturer on data science and critical thinking at Harvard Business School, Alistair is the author of four books on technology and business including the best-selling Lean Analytics, and has launched and chaired some of the world’s leading technology events including O'Reilly's Strata Data Conference.

Dr. Erik Demaine, Advisor

Erik is Professor of Computer Science at MIT.  He received the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship at age 22, as a “computational geometer tackling and solving difficult problems related to folding and bending—moving readily between the theoretical and the playful, with a keen eye to revealing the former in the latter.”  Erik's honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, Nerode Prize, Presburger Award, Katayanagi Emerging Leadership Prize, Spira Award for Distinguished Teaching, Popular Science “Brilliant 10” and Boston Magazine’s “40 Bostonians to Watch.”