Michael is the Chief Engineer at TidalScale building the team that has developed the core technology around Software-Defined Servers. Prior to TidalScale, Michael was CTO at Catbird Networks, where he was responsible for the design and requirements for vSecurity, Catbird's ground-breaking virtualization and cloud security product.
Michael was previously a principal at IS–DATA, LLC an elite enterprise security design and computer forensic investigation professional services company. He performed hundreds of computer forensic investigations, designed enterprise security solutions and lead security assessments. Michael served in numerous roles for his service customers: ISO 27001 compliance manager, Chief Security Officer and Incident Response Manager.
Dr. David P. Reed has made a career of designing advanced systems before others realized it was even possible. As part of the original Internet protocol design team, David's architectural contributions included the UDP protocol design, the “slash” in TCP/IP, and formulation of the End-to-End Argument as its primary protocol design principle. As VP and Chief Scientist at Lotus Development Corporation, David led many product breakthroughs, including cracking the 640K barrier in Lotus 1-2-3, establishing a new paradigm of in-memory analysis and simulation. He was an HP Fellow at HP, and a SVP at SAP Research. David has consulted widely on technology strategy to industry and the US government. David holds many patents and has four degrees from MIT in EE and CS including his PhD.