Management

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Frank Gelbart, President & CEO

Frank Gelbart is an accomplished executive who has led both privately-held and publicly-traded technology firms. Frank served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Entevo Corporation, where he spearheaded sales growth that culminated in a $125 million acquisition by BindView Development. Prior to Entevo, he was Vice President of Sales at CyberGuard Corporation. Before joining Entevo he was VP of Rest of World Sales for Cheyenne Software where he oversaw sales operations in Asia, Canada and Latin America. Cheyenne was then acquired by Computer Associates for $1.2 billion.

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Allen Skees, Vice President, Technology

Allen Skees brings significant experience to Appfluent’s product development efforts. Allen has over 18 years of experience leading teams in the design and development of enterprise software solutions. In addition to the fields of database auditing and caching, he also has extensive expertise in artificial intelligence, distributed computing, and computer graphics. Prior to Appfluent, Allen worked on the development of a sophisticated air-to-air combat simulation for the U.S. Air Force. He holds a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia, and a BS in Physics and a BA in Mathematics from Centenary College.

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Santosh Chitakki, Vice President, Products

Santosh Chitakki has over 15 years of sales, marketing and business development leadership experience. Prior to Appfluent, Santosh served as Vice President of Marketing for BioNetrix, an enterprise security software company. Prior to BioNetrix, he directed worldwide channel sales and marketing at Entevo Corporation. Santosh has also held senior product marketing, product management, and business development positions with IBM, Lotus and Intergraph. Santosh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Bangalore University and an MBA from the University of Maryland.

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Scott Rothrock, Vice President, Engineering

Scott Rothrock has over 18 years of experience in venture-funded and established technology firms. Prior to Appfluent, Scott was Co-founder and President of RemarkableHire, a talent sourcing and assessment platform. Before RemarkableHire, he served as CTO at Goal.com, which was acquired by Perform Media Group in 2011. Prior to Goal.com, Scott was the CTO at HealthCentral. He has also led strategic engagements with top-tier organizations during his tenure at Accenture. Scott holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Richmond.

Customer Quotes

"With a fully burdened cost of $360/GB for storage, we realized an immediate savings of nearly $300,000 annually."
- Pfizer
"Since implementing Appfluent…we are able to optimize our data stores and enhance performance. We are able to support more projects effectively."
- Deputy CTO – Enterprise Data Services, State of New Jersey
"With Appfluent, we have unprecedented, continuous, end-to-end oversight into our Business Objects deployment based on user activity and performance metrics."
- VP of Enterprise BI, UnionBank
"We now non-disruptively monitor and analyze all our BI apps, including, but not limited to, our IBM Cognos BI and data warehouse deployment."
- Knowledge Management Section Chief, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania