Involvement: VINEYARD as of 10/2011
Vice President of Engineering
Derek has been developing pioneering network technology for over 15 years. Most recently, Derek was the Vice President of Engineering at Itiva, leading the development of new systems for high definition content distribution across the Internet. Previously, Derek was the lead technologist at Workfire Technologies, which was acquired in 2000. Derek then spent almost six years with Packeteer leading the engineering teams responsible for classification and security. Derek brings leadership, experience and a history of success to Vineyard Networks. Derek holds a BA in English and a BS in Computer Science from the University of Victoria and holds three patents in network optimization.