Dan Cordingley, Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
Dan is a veteran of the semiconductor, communications standard, and networking industries with more than 20 years’ experience managing business initiatives and driving revenue growth. As a co-founder, Dan has been with Teradici since 2004, and has overseen tremendous growth, and expansion into new markets and vertical industries.
Prior to co-founding Teradici, Dan was a general manager with Intel Corporation, where he oversaw the Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) silicon business unit, which was market leader in key segments during his tenure. Before Intel, Dan was a general manager and director at Level One Communications, a leading supplier of networking and telecom semiconductors that was acquired by Intel in 1999. Under Dan's leadership, Level One conceived, standardized, and delivered several important communications standards in widespread use today. Dan has also held senior marketing and design engineering roles at Mitel Semiconductor (now Zarlink), Spectrum Signal Processing, Nortel Networks and IBM.
Dan holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Randy Groves, Chief Technology Officer
Randy Groves has extensive experience in computer systems, software, and semiconductor design. He has been involved with Teradici since it was founded, first as a Board member and now as CTO. Before joining Teradici, he was the Vice President of Engineering for the pioneer in high definition video communications, LifeSize Communications (acquired by Logitech). Before joining LifeSize, he was Chief Technology Officer for Dell Product Group responsible for the architecture and technology direction for all of Dell's product offerings. Prior to that, he was the General Manager of Dell Enterprise Systems Group and was responsible for the worldwide development and marketing of Dell's server, storage, and systems management software products.
Before joining Dell, Randy spent 21-years at IBM where he held many product development roles for IBM's Intel- and RISC-based servers, as well as roles in corporate strategy and RISC microprocessor development and architecture. Randy holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas, a master's degree in management of technology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and general business administration from Kansas State University. He is the author of numerous technical papers, disclosures, and patents as well as the recipient of several corporate and industry awards.
Jeff Dillabough, Vice President, Product Development
Jeff brings over 21 years of experience in building engineering teams and bringing innovative products to market targeted primarily at the telecommunications industry. Jeff’s long history in the telecom industry started with product development at Hewlett-Packard and quickly transitioned to architect and technical management roles at HP, PMC-Sierra and more recenty network equipment startup Zeugma Systems.
During his most recent role as the VP of Engineering at Zeugma Systems, Jeff was responsible for the Software, Hardware and QA teams in the development of a new class of Broadband Edge Network equipment called a Service Delivery Router. Previous to joining Zeugma, Jeff was the Director of Product Development at PMC-Sierra where he oversaw the specification and development of ASICs used in communications network equipment such as multi-service switches and routers. AT PMC Jeff also participated in creating a new storage business developing ASICs for SAS/SATA JBODs and RAID systems. Prior to PMC, Jeff started an HP R&D site in Burnaby, BC focused on developing leading edge networking test equipment for network equipment manufacturers R&D labs.
Jeff holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia.
Diane Merrick, Vice President, Marketing
Diane is responsible for all outbound marketing at Teradici. Diane has 25 years of experience in high tech marketing and marketing communications. She comes from a long tenure at Cisco Systems where she held a variety of senior global marketing positions within corporate marketing, and the service provider and services business functions. Diane began her career at Cisco driving the company’s international marketing communications efforts and helped build a worldwide communications team. While the Director of Service Provider Marketing, Diane created NetAid, a long-term program which used the Internet to promote awareness for non-profit organizations and their efforts to alleviate poverty around the world. Prior to Cisco Diane ran marketing communications for Sun Microsystems Canada and led International Communications at Sun headquarters in California.
Diane holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo.
Jayesh Shah, Vice President, Product Management
Jayesh comes to Teradici with over 25 years of product strategy, product management and product development experience with both startups and large public corporations.
Most recently, Jayesh worked as a consultant with startups in the big data, digital media, retail and financial verticals. Previous to his consulting role, Jayesh worked at Oracle in a variety of leadership positions including VP of Platform Product Management for Oracle Fusion Middleware, VP of Product Development for SOA Governance and iPaaS for Oracle Public Cloud. Before joining Oracle, Jayesh was at BEA systems where he was responsible for the BEA integration suite of products and solutions. Prior to BEA, Jayesh spent 12 years at TIBCO where he held various positions in engineering, product management, and consulting and was part of the management team that took the company from an early stage startup to a public company. Jayesh started his career at Hewlett Packard working in the networking and instrumentation divisions.
Jayesh has a MS in Computer Science from University of California at Los Angeles and a B.S.E. in Computer Systems Engineering from Arizona State University.
Bob Johnson, Vice President, Business Development
Bob Johnson comes to Teradici with an impressive 25-year career in sales and business development that spans both emerging startups and public corporations. Most recently at IBM he led business development, strategic alliances and IP licensing efforts in the areas of virtualization, cloud storage/NAS, semiconductors, server/appliances and materials technology. Prior to IBM, Johnson was vice president of business development for Transitive, a leader in cross platform virtualization that was acquired by IBM. He has also held senior sales and business development roles at Cadence Design Systems and Hewlett Packard.
Bob holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Tapan Mohanti, Vice President, Operations and Manufacturing
Tapan brings 20 years of extensive experience in semiconductor operations (i.e. design, quality, reliability and test). Prior to joining Teradici, he was the VP of Operations and Manufacturing at Centillium Communications where he was responsible for managing multiple manufacturing sites, numerous vendor relationships, and developed an industry-leading level of quality and cost competitiveness. He has also held both management and technical positions at Fairchild Semiconductor, National Semiconductor, SGS Thomson Microelectronics, and CMC Limited in semiconductor IC design and manufacturing.
Tapan received his B.E.(Electrical and Electronics) from B.I.T.S. Pilani, India and M.S.(Microelectronics) from Clemson University, SC, USA.