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

Andy Fligel

Director, Intel 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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Ben Parker

Vice President of Strategy & New Markets

Ben Parker is responsible for Guavus' strategy & expansion into new markets, including Internet of Things ( Iot) industry verticals. Prior to his tenure at Guavus he was the Director of Network Planning with Verizon, where he led a team responsible for long-term network planning for the Verizon Wireless network. His major projects include the development of Network Analytics, Elastic Cloud Networking, next-generation routing and switching architectures, and NAT solutions to address IPv4 completion. Mr. Parker and his team were also responsible for developing the designs for the Content Management and Distribution System, Fiber to the Cell Site, Ethernet Backhaul, Wireless IPv6, and transitioning the TDM MSCs and peering points to VoIP. In 1997, Benjamin joined Sprint and began his career as a Network Systems Specialist. He quickly earned promotions to more visible positions, which include Test Engineer, Principal Network Design Engineer, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, and Sr. Manager of Technical Staff. Following his tenure at Sprint he held the position of Vice President of Engineering at Oakley Networks. In addition to Mr. Parker’s extensive professional experience, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Nevada at Reno and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Benedictine College. His post-graduate training includes Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications from UC Berkeley, and Project Management from George Washington University. Additionally he has authored or contributed to 75 patents all in the area of telecommunications.
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Anupam Rastogi

Chief Technology Officer

Anupam is a 30 year veteran in the Information Technology industry and has a wide ranging expertise across multiple fields, including Data Engineering/Management/Warehousing, Business Intelligence/Analytics and Enterprise Architecture.  Most recently, Anupam spearheaded an award-winning cloud-based self-service reporting platform from inception to adoption at Google, where he served as Corporate Engineering - Head of Reporting Platform & Solutions.  Prior to Google, Anupam gained valuable experience in different capacities at Netapp, Cisco, and Oracle, and has been an innovator in areas ranging from BI strategy to Enterprise/Functional Architecture and Product/Solution Management and Delivery.  Anupam holds a dual Masters in Computer Science and Physics from BITS Pilani.

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Tim Dyer

Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Tim Dyer, an industry veteran who brings over 20 years of experience and proven success driving global sales, is responsible for worldwide sales at Guavus. Prior to Guavus, Tim was Vice President Sales at ConteXtream, a Hewlett Packard company, where he was responsible for the sale and deployment of Software Defined Networking (SDN) technology to multiple multi-national Tier 1 Communications Service Providers. He also developed global technology partnerships and resale channels with local and global resellers and systems integrators. Before joining ConteXtream, Dyer held Vice President Sales roles at a wide range of companies, including Nominum, Tellabs and Lucent, where he spent 11 years. Tim studied telecommunications at Kennedy-Western University.
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Intel Capital

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Sergey Sukov

Vice President, Engineering & Global Services Delivery

Sergey Sukov is Vice President, Engineering & Global Services Delivery for Guavus. Prior to Guavus, Sergey held several key executive roles at Symphony Teleca. Most recently he was Vice President, Head of Connected Experience Business Unit where he was responsible for business development and creation of portfolio of services to help clients manage the global convergence of software, the cloud and connected devices. He was also Head of North America Delivery, providing software engineering services to major mobile OEMs and Carriers.Prior to Symphony Services and Teleca’s merger he was the Vice President, Delivery Head of Applications Practice at Teleca, responsible for global delivery of products and services where he managed software engineering teams in US, China, India, Russia and Poland. Before moving to US Sergey built and managed TLM Communications (sister company of Telma Soft) in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, large engineering delivery center providing software development services for mobile OEMs. Sergey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in math and a Master of Science degree in applied math and informatics from State University of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
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Anita Gupta

Vice President, People & Operations

Anita brings more than 25 years of diverse experience in International Operations and Human Resources, Engineering, 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 organizational performance and efficiency to strategic corporate initiatives. 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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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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