A Game Changing Approach

Founded in 2006, Guavus has always been at the forefront of big data analytics innovation. We fundamentally believe that in order for businesses to become truly data-driven enterprises there needs to be a new model for analyzing the massive petabytes of data that are being generated on networks and through sensors and devices. A new data fabric that correlates and analyzes the data as it hits the network. By enabling enterprises to analyze data the instant it’s captured, Guavus gives businesses the unique ability to be decisive in today’s data-driven world.

No more gathering then storing data prior to analyze, no more relying on incomplete reports, no more time spent waiting for a consultant’s opinion. The Guavus Reflex® operational intelligence platform enables a new generation of analytics applications that have data science built in – applications that enable enterprises to gain a competitive edge by helping them put all their data to work to uncover new insights and make better quality and timely decisions.

World-Class Leadership

  • Board of Directors
  • Executive Team
  • Industry Advisors
  • Investors
  • Technical Advisors

Anukool Lakhina

CEO & Founder

Mike LaJoie

Former executive vice president and chief technology officer of Time Warner Cable (TWC)

Amit Shah

Artiman Ventures

Brian Wilcove

Sofinnova

Jose Suarez

Investor Growth Capital

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Sudhir Ispahani

President, Alpha Global Partners LLC

Marwan Fawaz

Partner, Sarepta Advisors

Bob Azzi

Executive Advisor & Former Chief Network Officer, Sprint

Robert Mansfield

Former CEO of Optus Communications, Chairman of Telstra Corporation & Chief Executive at John Fairfax Holdings

Dr. Jan Uddenfeldt

Senior Advisor to the Corporate Executive Officer of Research & Development at Sony Corporation

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Mark Crovella

Chief Scientist

Christophe Diot

Technicolor Chief Scientist

Nick Feamster

Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Princeton University

Professor Magda Balazinska

Associate professor in the Dept of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington

Professor S. “Muthu” Muthukrishnan

Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Rutgers University

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Goldman Sachs

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David Nicholas

Senior Vice President, Sales - Cable & Media

David brings more than thirty years experience in the CATV and Media verticals. This includes demonstrable performance selling to Tier One MSO's. Prior to joining Guavus, David was SVP Sales for Alticast, a leading supplier of CPE software solutions to both MSO's and OEM partners. David has also held senior positions at the following companies respectively: iNovo Broadband (SVP Sales), Panasonic (Group VP), BigBand Networks (VP Sales), Vyyo (SVP Sales), N2 Broadband (SVP) and SVP for Concurrent Computer. David holds a B.A. degree from Lafayette College, and an M.S. from Syracuse University.
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Ty Nam

Executive Vice President, Sales for Guavus

Ty brings more than 20 years of experience and is responsible for sales and operations at Guavus. Prior to joining Guavus, Ty was senior vice president and general manager of VeriSign’s Communications Services Group (Acquired by Transaction Network Services) with full profit and loss responsibility ($200M+ in annual revenue) and management oversight of sales, marketing, product, engineering, and customer service. Prior to VeriSign, Ty was COO and President of inCode Wireless (Acquired by VeriSign) responsible for client service and service delivery of strategic consulting and engineering services to mobile operators in North America, APAC, and EMEA. In addition, he held senior positions at Northpoint Communications and Deloitte Consulting. He earned an MBA from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois.
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Anita Gupta

Vice President, Human Resources & Operations

Anita brings more than 25 years of diverse experience in Human Resources, Engineering, Quality, Product Management and Global SBU management in the Telecommunications space to the Guavus team. Prior to joining Guavus, she was responsible for global strategic initiatives for Aricent, where she leveraged business and operations experience to drive higher organization performance. She has experience in managing both products and services for telecom OEMs and service providers, global operations, alliances, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate social responsibility initiatives. Anita is a Global Professional in HR (GPHR®), holds a US patent for 'Peripheral Apparatus for Intelligent Networks and Method for Providing User Services in intelligent Networks' and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from BITS Pilani.
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Gabriele Di Piazza

Senior Vice President, Products & Marketing

Gabriele brings more than 20 years of enterprise global technology and expertise in marketing, product management and business development to Guavus. Most recently, Gabriele was General Manager of Hewlett-Packard Marketing Optimization where he was responsible for HP’s Autonomy Digital Experience Management products. Prior to Hewlett-Packard, Gabriele led worldwide marketing for the Operator Channels group at Microsoft, where he had also been responsible for Microsoft’s Media & Entertainment business and led global business development for media solutions in wireless carriers. Before Microsoft, Gabriele spent 11 years at HP in different roles in the Communications & Media industries, related to marketing & solutions management in OSS/BSS/Contact Center/Rich Media/IPTV. Gabriele holds a Masters in Electronic Engineering with major in Telecom Networks from Politecnico di Milano.
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Eric Carr

Senior Vice President , Engineering

Eric is Senior Vice President, Engineering at Guavus where he is responsible for leading design and development of the Guavus Reflex Platform. He has been involved in the mobile industry for more than 14 years in a variety of roles and capacities. Prior to Guavus, Eric was vice president of mobile applications at Teleca, overseeing all aspects of their global mobile applications solutions. In this role, he was responsible for building the strategy, sales and delivery capabilities needed to help accelerate the mobile application demands of the industry. Eric joined Teleca from Loopt, a venture-backed startup, where he served as vice president of Products and Location Technologies. Eric also held senior positions at inCode Wireless (acquired by Verisign), a leading mobile consulting firm where he led the creation of multiple service lines; at Telispark (acquired by InfoWave), a mobile enterprise software company he founded; and at Deloitte Consulting, a global leader in telecommunications strategy and operations services. Eric was a Ph.D. candidate and holds a Masters degree from Stanford University. He also graduated from Carleton College with a BA in Computer Science, Economics and Math.
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Louis Brun

Senior Vice President, Channel & International Sales

Louis Brun is a seasoned entrepreneur with a long and successful track record as an executive in the mobile telecommunications and IT industries. Prior to co-founding Neuralitic Systems in 2006, Louis was based in Paris, France where he handled EMEA business development activities for Invidex, an innovative provider of transmission management software for broadcasters. Invidex was sold to Aldeavision in February 2006 (TSXV: AVS). Before joining Invidex, Louis co-founded Lipso, a company at the forefront of mobile messaging in Canada. Louis also served as Business Manager at Ericsson where he completely redefined a product line in the OSS area, the revenues of which increased tenfold under his leadership. Louis has solid experience in venture capital, business strategy and product strategies. He holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Université Laval and has completed studies in actuarial methods.
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Anukool Lakhina

CEO & Founder

Anukool founded Guavus with a vision to provide solutions for dynamic, data-driven decision-making. He brings more than a decade of thought leadership in large-scale data analytics and has published more than a dozen papers on the subject. His Ph.D. dissertation put forth the theory and algorithms for streaming analytics on high-dimensional data, which forms the basis for the technology at Guavus. Prior to Guavus, Anukool was at Intel Research and Sprint Labs. He holds a B.S., M.S. and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Boston University.

“Guavus breaks down the barriers that exists between the OSS (Operational Systems Support) and BSS (Business Systems Support) that has underpinned the organizations of CSPs for so long.”

— David Norris, Associate Analyst, Bloor Research

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Big data has the potential to fundamentally change the world—from the way businesses operate to the way people interact, to identifying new healthcare breakthroughs, to discovering ways to care for the environment.  At Guavus, working in this age of vast information and endless possibility inspires us. And we know that big data is only going to grow more complex—and more exciting. If that inspires you too, we should talk. Guavus is always looking for the brightest and boldest to join our dynamic, expanding team.

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