About Us

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Webscale is the world’s safest cloud management and hosting provider focused exclusively on ecommerce. Offering enterprise-grade security, predictive scalability and blazing-fast performance, the Webscale SaaS platform leverages automation and DevOps protocols to simplify the deployment, management and maintenance of infrastructure in multi-cloud environments, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure. Webscale powers thousands of B2C, B2B, and B2E ecommerce storefronts in nine countries and seven of the Fortune 1000 businesses and has offices in Santa Clara, CA, Boulder, CO, and Bangalore, India.

Meet the Leadership Team

CEO

Sonal Puri

Sonal serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the company. Prior to Webscale, she was the Chief Marketing Officer at Aryaka Networks and led sales, marketing and alliances for the pioneer in SaaS for global enterprise networks.

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Sonal has more than 20 years of experience with internet infrastructure, across four startups, in sales, marketing, corporate and business development and channels. Previously, Sonal headed corporate strategy for the Application Acceleration business unit, and the Western US Corporate Development team at Akamai, working on partnerships, mergers and acquisitions. Sonal also ran global business operations and alliances, as well as the acquisition for Speedera (AKAM). She has held additional key management roles in sales, marketing and IT at Inktomi, CAS and Euclid.

Sonal holds a Master’s degree in Building Science from the University of Southern California, and an undergraduate degree in Architecture from the University of Mumbai, India.

Founder and CTO

Jay Smith

Jay founded Webscale in 2012 and currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer of the company. An IBM Master Inventor, Jay has over 20 patents for which he has won numerous awards. He has also co-authored over 30 peer reviewed articles in the area of parallel and distributed computing systems.

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Jay left IBM to focus on High Performance Computing at DigitalGlobe, where he pioneered the application of GPGPU processing within the company.

Jay received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Colorado State University in 2008.

VP Sales and Business Development

Michael Guglielmi

Michael is Vice President of Sales and Business Development, with responsibility for managing Webscale’s global sales, channel strategy, business development initiatives, and strategic alliances.

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Michael has over 20 years of internet infrastructure and security experience in executive level roles driving revenue growth, implementing go-to-market strategies, and improving operations for both public and private companies. Prior to Webscale, Michael held leadership positions in SaaS businesses at Qualys, VeriSign, Teneros, and Neustar where he delivered high caliber multi-tiered distribution partnerships both in domestic and international markets. Previously, he led business and corporate development at UltraDNS Corporation which was acquired by Neustar in 2006.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a concentration in Management Information Systems from Boston College.

VP Engineering

Mike Haller

Mike created his first software product thirty years ago. Since then has assumed a variety of leadership roles at IBM, Ricoh and Fintech across software engineering, product development, professional services, and corporate IT. He is passionate about creating simple software that always works, and leading agile teams to do the same.

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Mike received his BS in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Nebraska and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Colorado.

VP Marketing and Sales Operations

Andrew Humber

Andrew is Vice President of Marketing at Webscale, where he is responsible for all outbound marketing activities and initiatives, including digital and content marketing, communications, product marketing, demand generation, events and sales and marketing operations.

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Andrew has 20 years’ experience in technology marketing in roles at global technology corporations and start-ups, including NVIDIA, where he was a key member of the marketing team, driving programs for its diverse range of products across Europe and the US. With a passion for positioning, Andrew has helped many companies convert technology jargon into succinct market-ready messaging, while creating memorable brands that resonate with target audiences.

VP Support and GM India

Nithyanand Mehta

Nith is Vice President of Support, and General Manager of Webscale India. He is responsible for our award-winning, global 24x7x365 customer support team, as well as overall management of our India office.

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Before Webscale, Nith spent over six years at end-user experience monitoring provider Catchpoint, where he helped build their India operations from the ground up. He has also held senior roles at Keynote Systems, Yahoo, and Dell where he has led and nurtured 24×7 support and pre/post-sales teams.

Investors

Our Values

Events
Where to find Webscale in 2021

CIO Meetings Program

Retail CIO Connect

An exclusive, invitation-only event that will focus on bringing together CIOs, VPs / Heads of IT and other Senior IT Leaders from top North American retailers, CPG and related industries.

February 16-17, 2021

Virtual Conference

The Virtual Summit and Expo

A virtual conference and expo for ecommerce and omnichannel innovators that provides an interactive, high-level platform for the exchange of ideas, best practices and timely perspectives in the ecommerce space.

February 23-25, 2021

Virtual Conference

Webscale Partner Townhall 2021

A live, exclusive event for Webscale’s official Agency and Technology Partners where our leadership will share key areas of focus this year, including product and engineering updates.

March 16, 2021 at 11am CT/9am PT

Tradeshow

NRF 2021 Chapter Two

One of the US’s biggest, best and most impactful events, hosted by the National Retail Federation that convenes industry leaders to exchange visionary ideas, build partnerships and experience new technologies.

June 6-8, 2021

Tradeshow

RetailX IRCE

This trade show provides direct access to the technology and trends shaping the digital future of retail. Catering to omni-channel and ecommerce retailers and brands, retailX is the ultimate resource to advance in the retail industry’s evolution.

August 24-25, 2021

Tradeshow

Ecommerce Expo

Leading UK event dedicated to the eCommerce industry. Connecting over 8,000 industry leaders and decision makers with providers of the newest ecommerce technologies.

September 29-30, 2021

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