Partners

Dan Gatti

Mr. Gatti serves as Managing Partner of Innovative Capital Ventures, Inc. helping companies get additional investment and manage the strategic relationship with companies interested in innovative technology. Mr. Gatti has served as President and CEO of three venture backed companies. He has developed a “Strategic Business and Marketing Planning Process” focused on matching skills, talents, and capabilities of company’s core competence versus competition.

Mr. Gatti is Vice Chair of Client Acquisition for the Chairmen’s Roundtable of San Diego mentoring companies’ pro bono. Mr. Gatti also serves as Adjunct Faculty San Diego State University Graduate Department of Homeland Security.

Mr. Gatti is the founder and executive director of the Big Data IoT Forum ,  an industry organization dedicated to providing information and solutions about the massive growth in Big Data and the Internet of Things, with a vision is to provide a Forum for customers to discuss their application and how they will implement IoT analytics into the workflow.

Mr. Gatti is the founder and executive director of Health Cloud Solutions providing information about Cloud-Based Solutions that improve healthcare by applying the latest technology in the Healthcare Market

Mr. Gatti was President and CEO of OnSite Systems selling wireless backhaul solutions, located in Santa Clara, CA. Prior to OnSite, Mr. Gatti was President and CEO of BigBangwidth selling solutions to solve security and bandwidth constraints of GRID networks. Mr. Gatti was President and CEO of MAYAN Networks, providing optical switches to the service provider market.

Previous positions include  Vice President and General Manager of 3Com’s Network Service Provider Division,  Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Primary Access,  President of Aptec Computer Systems providing multimedia I/O servers. Vice President of Marketing at Amdahl and GTE. Mr. Gatti started his career at IBM

Dave Bellandi

Mr. Bellandi is a proven executive with experience from CHI (Catholic Health Initiatives), Hewlett-Packard, Agilent, Front Range Solutions (Goldmine) and MAYAN Networks as well as his own consulting company. Recently, Dave has focused heavily on the Healthcare sector, bringing his leadership and technology expertise to the development of innovative programs, innovation and services at CHI.

Dave started his career in R&D and has Management and Executive positions in Sales, Marketing, System Engineering and Program Management. Dave has also run his own consulting business managing up to twenty consultants to deliver world-class solutions to a variety of pressing customer needs.

Dave was the Sales & Marketing VP at Immunix, a startup in the security appliance space. As VP of Worldwide Marketing at Front Range Solutions, Dave put in place CRM software and processes to automate many aspects of the sales and marketing activities. Previously, as the VP of Corporate Marketing for MAYAN Networks, he started a marketing organization from the ground up for an emerging startup in the optical networking space. Before contributing to these startup companies, Dave enjoyed a long technical career at Hewlett-Packard, where he contributed to all aspects of technical marketing, including field marketing, product marketing, market development, new business development, multi-divisional marketing, and outbound and corporate marketing.

Dave has an BSEE and MSEE for the University of California Berkeley.

Kevin McGrath

Kevin McGrath is the Chief Technical Officer focused on all aspects of data center design with an emphasis on applications. Depending on the application, there are numerous considerations for types of IT equipment and how to implement the most cost effective and energy efficient solutions.

Previously, Mr. McGrath was Vice President of Complex Systems for Verari Technologies with over 30 years of experience in leading engineering organizations focused on creating innovative products for information technology markets

Prior to joining Verari Technologies, Mr. McGrath held various management positions at EMC Corporation and Legato Systems including Vice President of Engineering for High Availability products as well as roles in Business Development and Product Management. Before joining Legato Systems, Mr. McGrath held the position of Vice President and Chief Storage Technologist at BMC Software where he led in the formation of the Storage Products business unit, and led the development of the architecture strategy and product strategy for storage management software products.

Previous to BMC Software, Mr. McGrath held executive positions in Engineering and Marketing organizations at Amdahl Corporation during an 18 year tenure. During this period, the company grew from $100 Million in revenue to nearly $3 Billion, and Mr. McGrath held positions that were key to creating this success including Vice President of Systems Architecture.

Mr. McGrath graduated from the University of Pittsburgh where he studied Engineering and Computer Science.

John Glass

John Glass has always been the “go to” guy who is repeatedly sought out and relied upon when results are critical: a designation that has driven to be recruited or handpicked for key executive roles in six companies, with situations that have include global restructuring, startups, and turnarounds.

Bringing to the table a rare mix of qualifications, not only does John offer comprehensive domestic and international expertise across the entire high-tech marketing process, he offers many accomplishments in both product development and product management. He couples this with P&L and general management expertise as well as an early background in sales and business development. His technology expertise is broad and includes telecommunications, broadcast, software, IP, and video networking, compression, and cloud computing

Most recently, as EVP of Nevion, John led the charge to restructure the global marketing team and organization integrating two acquired companies and then rebranding and positioning the new entity.

In addition to speaking to numerous civic and professional industry associations, John sits on the California Industry Council for Technology in Learning and the Board of Advisors to the United States Distance Learning Association, and is a Colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve.

John holds an MBA from Western New England University and a Bachelor’s degree from Washington State University where he studied economics.

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