Ken is a visionary and longtime Silicon Valley executive with extensive expertise in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), hyperscale cloud storage, big data management, analytics, business intelligence, enterprise software, and security. He has a proven domestic and international track record with start-ups, as well as Fortune 500 technology companies – working in U.S., Europe, Japan, APAC, and China.
Prior to founding Clique Technology in 2015, Ken was Vice President of Toshiba’s IIoT and Cloud Platform divisions. He played a key role in creating and implementing IIoT strategy across all of Toshiba’s companies – positioning them from product to service sales. At joint venture Huawei/Symantec, Ken created and led cloud product and technology strategies across their $30 million security and data protection product portfolio. He was instrumental in securing customers such as Sears a top Fortune 50 Company for Huawei/Symantec. He also held senior management positions at BlueArc, NetApp, LSI logic, and Quantum – enabling him to draw on his broad knowledge of servicing and creating secure IIoT implementations for industries such as transportation, logistics, industrial, and energy.
Ken holds Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Colorado in mechanical engineering and computer science.