Regatta Solutions Group is a worldwide leader of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions, helping mid-to-large sized organizations streamline operations, reduce costs, and address security and compliance requirements. Offering IT security solutions across the areas of mobile, cloud, reporting and analytics, with a core specialization in Identity and Access Management, Regatta remains a strong strategic implementation partner for the industry’s leading security software and infrastructure products.
CEO/President / Chairman of the board
John is a senior level executive with a 30-year track record of building and leading successful companies. Most recently, at Xerox, John was instrumental in Xerox’s hardware to services transformation, creating, acquiring, and leading several multi-billion dollar lines of business.
Prior to Xerox, John was the CEO at Neogent. John built Neogent into a leading IT Security and Identity Management solutions company. He directed sales and client growth while reconstructing the company for its sale to Sun Microsystems. John has also held leadership roles at Vignette, IBM/Tivoli Systems, Entex, EDS and Perot Systems.
John holds a BS in Management/Computer Science from St. John Fisher in Rochester, NY.
CFO / Board Member
Michael has more than 20 years of upper-level financial, operational, and consulting experience in the high-tech industry, Michael has overseen turnarounds, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital fundraising.
Michael has held the position of COO/CFO at Jetalon Solutions, purchased by Entegris in 2013. Michael was GM/CFO at Neogent, Inc. Prior to this, Michael held key positions at Vignette Corp., Inovawave, and IBM.
Michael holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the University of Texas at Austin and a
BBA in Accounting and Finance from UT - El Paso.
Mike has more than 20 years of experience in building and growing successful companies. Most recently, Mike was the Founder and CEO of Waveset Technologies, an identity management software company acquired by Sun Microsystems. At Waveset, Mike received the Austin Under 40 Award for technology and business innovation and was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Mike held the position of VP and GM at Tivoli’s $1.2 billion enterprise business unit, which focused on information technology solutions. Mike spearheaded Tivoli’s entry into the enterprise security space resulting in revenue growth of $200 million in two years.
Prior to his role at Waveset, Mike served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Austin Ventures. He holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Texas. He resides in Austin, Texas.