Peter Yared is the Founder & CTO at Sapho, the Google Now for the Enterprise. Previously, he was the CTO/CIO of CBS Interactive and the founder of four enterprise infrastructure companies that were acquired by Sun, VMware, Webtrends and TigerLogic. Peter's software has powered brands from Fidelity to Home Depot to Lady Gaga. At Sun, Peter was
Peter Yared is the Founder & CTO at Sapho, the Google Now for the Enterprise. Previously, he was the CTO/CIO of CBS Interactive and the founder of four enterprise infrastructure companies that were acquired by Sun, VMware, Webtrends and TigerLogic. Peter's software has powered brands from Fidelity to Home Depot to Lady Gaga. At Sun, Peter was the CTO of the Application Server Division and the CTO of the Liberty federated identity consortium that designed SAML 2.0.
Peter is the inventor of several patents on core Internet infrastructure including federated single sign on and dynamic data requests. Peter began programming games and utilities at age 10, and started his career developing systems for government agencies. Peter regularly writes about technology trends and has written for the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek and TechCrunch.
Many thanks to Bob Pulgino, Dave Prue, Steve Zocchi and Jean-Louis Gassée for mentoring me over the years.
Founder & CTO @ "Google Now for the Enterprise"
Here's a write up: http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/25/ex-cbsi-execs-get-3m-for-sapho-a-smart-stream-for-disparate-enterprise-app-updates/ From April 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) San Francisco Bay AreaCTO/CIO @ Drove end-to-end replatform of virtually all systems including CMS, analytics, data warehouse, social engagement, social management, video platform, ad serving, yield, and order management. Consolidated to two virtualized data centers and added Amazon private cloud. Modernized internal IT including single sign on, conference room systems, and notebooks/phones.
Here's a write up: http://blogs.wsj.com/cio/2013/01/23/cbs-interactive-cio-moves-web-sites-to-the-cloud/ From October 2011 to October 2014 (3 years 1 month) San Francisco, CAFounder @ Side project - social post aggregator for websites that provides SEO lift. Customers included Motorola, Nine West, Starwood. Launched as PostPost, renamed to Postano, and acquired by TigerLogic. From June 2010 to September 2012 (2 years 4 months) San Francisco, CAFounder & CEO @ Social marketing and analytics platform with native engagement apps for Facebook, websites, and mobile. Customers included CBS, NBC, Lifetime, Universal Music, Visa, Toyota. Launched as iWidgets, renamed to Transpond, and acquired by Webtrends. From April 2007 to September 2011 (4 years 6 months) Founder & CEO @ Open source infrastructure for LAMP and Spring. Customers included Pfizer, Cisco, Brunswick. Launched as ActiveGrid, renamed to WaveMaker, and acquired by VMware. From May 2003 to January 2007 (3 years 9 months) CTO, App Server Division & CTO, Liberty/Identity @ After Sun acquired NetDyanmics, became CTO of the Java Application Server division, and subsequently CTO and architect of Liberty, the federated identity consortium that evolved into SAML 2.0. Also worked at SunLabs on massively parallel web scale systems research. From September 1998 to October 2002 (4 years 2 months) CTO @ Leading Java application server back in the day. Customers included Bear Stearns, Lehman Bros, Fidelity, Home Depot, Toys-R-Us. Acquired by Sun. From September 1997 to September 1998 (1 year 1 month) Founder & CEO @ Enterprise Java tools company. Acquired by NetDynamics. From November 1995 to September 1997 (1 year 11 months) Chief Architect, Client/Server @ Created complete client/server development environment for the Prograph language that was published by Prograph. From June 1993 to December 1995 (2 years 7 months) Software Engineer @ Developed client/server systems for government agencies such as DOE, NRC, and the GED Testing Service. From January 1989 to June 1993 (4 years 6 months)
BS, Computer Science @ University of Maryland From 1991 to 1995 Peter Yared is skilled in: Hadoop, Identity Federation, Cloud Computing, Open Source, Product Management, Middleware, SaaS, Enterprise Architecture, Scalability, Big Data, Mobile Devices, Java, Software Development, Web Services, Distributed Systems, Agile Methodologies, Data Center, Architecture, Agile Project Management, Software Engineering, Analytics, SEO, Spring, Mobile Applications, Android, Web Applications, Facebook, Java Enterprise Edition, CMS, REST, Enterprise Software, Developer Tools, Blogging
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