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Greg Alden

Founder

Before starting Enclave Greg was advising enterprise software companies on product strategy, financing, and general operational management.

As Founder and Chief Executive Officer of RIFTio, Greg raised over $25 million in capital and launched the industry’s first open source platform that built Virtualized Network Functions in the Cloud.

At Movik Networks, now Anova Data, as the Vice President of Field Operations, Support, and Product Management Greg built the product strategy, sales organization, and support infrastructure to support some of the largest mobile operators in the world.

Greg joined Nexius Wireless as a consultant to transition a Wireless (RF) consulting, design, and engineering in to the first web-based real-time analytics software platform for wireless operators. The software business was purchased by CommScore in 2008.

Before that, Greg was with Starent Networks as VP/GM of the Americas. Under his leadership revenue grew from $25 million in 2005 to over $200 before the 2007 Public Offering. The company was acquired by Cisco for $3 billion in 2009.

Greg started his career in sales and business development at Cisco Systems where he was responsible for generating over $2 billion in sales and launched the company’s Mobile vertical in 2002 which grew to $800 million in business annually by 2005.

Toby Ford

Founder

Before founding Enclave Toby was Vice President of Cloud Strategy and Planning at AT&T where he was responsible for overall cloud and network virtualization strategy for the company. ​ Toby was also the original architect and executive sponsor for AT&T Integrated Cloud, one of the catalysts that began the NFV/SDN transformation in the Telco industry.

At AT&T was one of the founders OpenStack Foundation and a board member of both the OpenStack Foundation and OPNFV. Toby also advises OpenDaylight and supported the launch of the OpenContrail Foundation based on Juniper’s SDN platform.

Toby joined AT&T through the acquisition of USinternetworking (USi) where he was Chief Technology Officer. He joined USi as part of the original start-up team in 1998, helping secure over $800 million in funding, going public in less than 12 months, and play an instrumental role in the restructuring and eventual sale to AT&T.

While at USi Toby’s team built USiOasis, one of the first OSS systems supporting Application delivery over the Internet and USiPinnacle, a virtualization platform that virtualized servers, storage, network functions, and networking underneath Enterprise Applications. USiPinnacle was one of the first virtualization platforms to carry all compliances needed to sell to the federal government and healthcare markets.

Prior to USinternetworking Toby worked for Arinc Research in both development and architecture roles.

Toby has a degree from Cornell University in Electrical Engineering.