Chief Executive Officer
Brendan serves as Chief Executive Officer of cPacket and has over 20 years of executive and leadership experience. Prior to joining cPacket, Brendan was President and Chief Operating Officer at Massana Semiconductor, where he led a successful acquisition by Agere Systems. Brendan was also Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for Aureal Systems, a public audio technology company. Before his journey into corporate executive management, Brendan led a successful career in Silicon Valley as an attorney with the predecessor law firm to DLA Piper Rudnick, specializing in corporate law, intellectual property, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. O’Flaherty earned his Bachelor’s degree from Santa Clara University and a Doctorate in Jurisprudence, Magna cum laude, from Santa Clara University Law School.
Chief Technology Officer
Ron serves as Chief Technology Officer at cPacket Networks. Ron has over 25 years of experience leading engineering teams through the creation and development of complex networking. Ron began his career in Qualcomm, where he was a lead system engineer for mobile telephony systems and was responsible for the creation of IP that is part of the core 3G and 4G systems. Ron was also the co-founder of Mobilian, a wireless semiconductor company. Ron joined Intel through the acquisition of Mobilian, where he successfully led engineering teams in the wireless group as well as Intel’s new business group. Ron holds a B.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The Technion in Israel, and holds over 15 granted US patents.
Vice President, Software Engineering
Hari serves as Vice President, Software Engineering at cPacket Networks. He brings over two decades of technical leadership and engineering expertise in building complex software products. Mr. Miriyala held several key technology and product development roles starting from SONET to ROADM/DWDM based optical networking to multi service packet networking systems. Prior to joining cPacket, Hari held technical leadership and management roles at Fujitsu where he was responsible for developing networking and software products, as well as working at Space R & D center where he developed software and systems for image processing and GIS applications. Hari holds an M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering as well as a B.E. in Electronics and Communications Engineering. He also holds multiple patents in network management. Outside of work, Hari is an avid yoga and meditation practitioner, enjoys recreational sports, and actively participates in charity programs centered around child development.
VP System Engineering
Paola serves as Vice President, System Engineering at cPacket Networks.
Paola is an accomplished leader with more than 20 years of experience in engineering, technical leadership and innovation across major global companies and market disrupting startups. Prior to cPacket, Moretto was founder and CEO of Nouvola, a cloud-based SaaS performance testing and synthetic monitoring platform. Prior to Nouvola, she served in numerous senior leadership positions at Intel, Mobilian, Atmel, and TCSI. While at Intel, she led the engineering organization for the Intel networking division. Paola holds an MS in Physics from University of Genoa, a MS in Computer Science from Politecnico of Turin, and holds multiple patents in the field of system performance. She was recently awarded the prestigious “InspiringFifty”, an award which honors the top 50 women most inspiring in the world of tech.
Vice President Product Management & Marketing
Nadeem serves as Vice President Product Management & Marketing at cPacket. He has spent more than 23 years in the IT industry strategizing, building, marketing and selling hardware, software and cloud products with a cumulative P&L. of $3.5 billion. Nadeem has held several leadership positions in strategy, product management, marketing and business development with companies like LiveAction, tFinery, Extreme Networks, Juniper Networks, Brocade/Foundry Networks, Cisco Systems, and Alcatel-Lucent. Nadeem holds a Master of Science in Technology Management from Boston University, a Bachelor of Electronics Engineering from N.E.D University of Engineering & Technology, a Product Management certification from M.I.T and Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) from Cisco. Nadeem has also published a book on Product Management along with several other publications and articles. Outside of work, Nadeem is a private pilot and enjoys golfing, skiing, painting, writing and tourism.
Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Dan serves as Vice President of Worldwide Sales at cPacket with over 20 years of experience leading high performance enterprise sales teams, Dan brings a depth of experience in both large and emerging high growth tech organizations. He comes with experience as VP of Global Sales at Cleversafe and Elastifile and most recently was part of the leadership team at BigSwitch Networks (acquired by Arista Networks). He was Group Vice President at Oracle and had various leadership roles at EMC, NetApp and Hitachi early in his career. Dan holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Colorado. Outside of work, Dan enjoys golfing, skiing and travelling.