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“Our engineering shop is focused on high performance and lightweight solutions for developers. We are excited to enhance Resin this year with an extremely useful CDI-based toolkit for administration, health and cloud support.” Steve Montal, Co-Founder.
2013: Caucho® celebrates 15-year anniversary
2012: Netcraft reports 4.7 million sites deployed on Resin
2011: Caucho® named “Cool Vendor” and “Visionary” by Gartner
2011: Resin 4.0 Cloud Optimized and Web Profile certified
2010: Resin leads Web Profile technology and keynotes TSSJS
2009: Cloud Support and Administration features
2008: Resin 3rd generation Clustering and introduces CDI
2007: Resin 3.1 released
2006: Japan’s largest online gaming portal deploys on Resin
2006: Quercus PHP-Java implementation released
2005: Caucho® becomes Sun Microsystem J2EE licensee
2004: Hessian 1.0 spec. released
2003: e-gatematrix deploys on Resin
2002: CNET deploys on Resin
2001: AltaVista search deploys on Resin
2001: Caucho® & NTT Data Intramart launch partnership
2000: Salesforce deploys on Resin
1999: Resin 1.0 released
1998: Caucho® founded
Caucho’s implementation of PHP written in Java to improve performance, scalability and security of PHP applications
Hessian is a fast, compact, binary protocol that not only outperforms XML-based remoting protocols like SOAP and XML-RPC but also meets or exceeds the performance of other binary protocols like ORMI and Java JNI
Jay Berardelli, Accounting Manager
Jay Berardelli joins Caucho as License Administrator and is now Manager of Accounting. He brings over 10 years of accounting and customer service experience to Caucho where he will focus on license administration, billing, documentation and customer care. Jay is based in San Diego and works closely with our Sales & Marketing team where he will be involved in Caucho’s growing customer service programs. Previous to Caucho, Jay held the position of Office Manager overseeing full cycle accounting operations including business contracts and documentations. He holds a BA degree from Wilkes University.
Paul Cowan, Senior Software Engineer
Paul Cowan joins Caucho® as Software Engineer working on the Resin application server focusing on dependency injection, concurrency, high-speed messaging, and distributed caching. Paul comes to Caucho® from NAVTEQ, where he was a senior architect in the Traffic.com division. He has 11 years of experience with Java and application servers, starting with NetDynamic, one of the first Java application servers. Paul is an open-source proponent, contributing to various projects, and is the author of an open-source database access library and an open-source game emulator server.
Scott Ferguson, Co-Founder and President
Scott Ferguson is the President and Chief Architect of Caucho. He is responsible for the development and implementation of Resin, Caucho’s cloud optimized app server which powers over 4.7 million global sites according to the Netcraft web server survey of February 2012. Scott designed Hessian binary transport protocol and Quercus PHP on the JVM. He is a member of the JSR-299 (CDI) and the WebSocket expert groups and participates in the IETF WebSocket RFC discussion. Before Caucho®, Scott developed formal analysis and circuit simulation CAD software for Intel.
Alexandra Garmon, Director of Business Operations
Alexandra Garmon is the Director of Business Operations, formerly Premier Customer Care Manager, of Caucho Technology. Her primary role is to keep engineers and managers, who are using Caucho products, up to date on the latest developments and technical road maps from our engineering shop. Alexandra works closely as a liaison between Caucho senior engineers and our customers to provide high priority customer care, budget planning and implementation of new Java features into existing deployments. Before joining Caucho, she was an academic researcher at UC Riverside and served as a Strategic Account Manager for companies such as Fujitsu and PerkinElmer. Alexandra has a BS Degree from The University of Melbourne and a post graduate Diploma from The Australian National University.
Steve Montal, Co-Founder and CEO
Steve Montal is the co-founder and CEO of Caucho. He has a BA from Yale and a Masters degree from UCLA. Steve’s background includes consulting for Sprint, Interactive Multimedia Learning Technologies and launching programs at the American Film Institute and the University of North Carolina. Prior to Caucho®, Steve produced a concert for the United Nations benefiting children in the Amazon rain forest which was televised to over 100 countries.
Nam Nguyen, Senior Lead Quercus Engineer
Nam joins Caucho Technology’s engineering team as Quercus’s Lead Engineer. Quercus is the best performing PHP-Java integration solution that leverages both PHP speed of development and Java’s security and performance. He served as a key engineer for Caucho since 2006 and worked on many aspects of Resin including Quercus. Nam holds a BS in Computer Engineering from UC San Diego. He has split his time between San Diego and San Francisco throughout his career, but has always had a soft spot for America’s Finest City.
Theresa Nguyen, Vice President
Theresa Nguyen is the Vice President of Caucho Technology. Her primary role is to develop initiatives and strategies focusing on product and service excellence to ensure 100% customer satisfaction. Prior to Caucho, she served as the Director of Business Development, where she was in charge of strategic business alliance, product development and software and hardware sales. Theresa holds a Human Development degree from UC San Diego with a concentration in education and neuroscience.
Alex Rojkov, Senior Computer System Analyst
Alex Rojkov is a Senior Software Engineer at Caucho® Technology. He joined Caucho® in 2007 to work on Resin’s JSF implementation, Servlet 3.0, TCK for Servlet, JSP, JSTL, JSF as well as providing customer support. Alex worked in the field of programming since 1996 using various technologies and languages. His language of choice for the past 10 years is Java. Alex’s JDBCPersistence project is his contribution to Open Source Software. Alex holds a degree from Urals State Forest Academy, Russia.
Matthew H. Schwartz, Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Matthew H. Schwartz has served as General Counsel of Caucho® Technology since its founding in 1998. In 2011, Matt was appointed as Executive Vice President of Caucho. In his expanded role, Matt is now responsible for general corporate management and strategic planning including the development of key alliances and global partnerships for the company. Matt is a member of the California State Bar and Georgia State Bar and maintains expertise in IP licensing, business litigation, employment law, commercial leasing and entertainment law. He graduated with highest honors from Brandeis University and holds a Master’s degree from the UCLA Graduate School of Theater, Film and Television. Matt received his JD from Pepperdine University School of Law with an ADR accreditation from the inaugural class of the internationally acclaimed Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution.
Edward Stencel, Director of Global & Strategic Alliances
Edward Stencel joins Caucho Technology as Director of Global & Strategic Alliances. Edward comes to Caucho after working 25 years in domestic and international sales management in various industries including automotive, retail and entertainment. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and received his Masters from Bristol University in England.
Todd Vaughan, Director of Business Development
Todd Vaughan joins Caucho Technology as a Senior Sales Representative. He will be working with our Sales and Business Development team to specifically develop outbound sales opportunities and a structured training program for new sales reps. Todd arrives at Caucho with 15+ years of Direct Sales and Sales Management expertise in the Software Industry. He will be based in our San Diego office to work closely with the Sales & Marketing teams, to assist in the continued growth of the company. He is a graduate of San Diego State University with a BS in Business and a minor in Engineering.