Dr. JoMei Chang
CEO & Co-Founder
Dr. JoMei Chang, CEO and Co-Founder of Vitria Technology, has over twenty-five years of entrepreneurial expertise founding and leading many successful ventures.
Dr. Chang has been profiled in many major publications, including being named as a leading CEO by Fortune magazine and Entrepreneur of the Year by BusinessWeek.
Dr. Chang is credited with inventing and patenting the first reliable multicast protocol, co-founding Teknekron Software Systems (now TIBCO Software), and constructing the first digital Trader Workstation (which revolutionized Wall Street).
In 1994, Dr. Chang co-founded Vitria Technology to help solve one of the most daunting problems facing corporate CIOs today — integrating disparate IT systems. Boasting some of the largest names in telecommunications, health care, manufacturing, and insurance as clients, Vitria has become a major force in the global BPM marketplace. In 2007, Chang took Vitria private to fully invest in advanced analytics for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Operational Intelligence.
Dr. Chang has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan as well as a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering on Database Management Systems from Purdue University.
Dr. Dale Skeen
CTO & Co-Founder
Dr. Dale Skeen is the CTO and Co-Founder of Vitria Technology, where he is responsible for overall technology direction and product development.
A computer scientist at heart, Dale is currently spearheading innovative advancements of analytics for the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data initiatives.
For more than 25 years, Dr. Skeen has designed and implemented large-scale computing and fast data systems for some of the world’s largest companies in Financial Services, Telecom, and Energy. He is a recognized industry visionary in Publish-Subscribe Communication, Intelligent Business Process Management, and Real-Time Analytics, with dozens of patented inventions in these areas.
Prior to co-founding Vitria, Dr. Skeen was the co-founder of TIBCO Software, where he served as the Chief Scientist, and held faculty positions at the University of California, Berkeley, and Cornell University.
Dr. Skeen has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley
SVP of Sales
Mike Rossi is responsible for Vitria’s global sales operations, including direct and partner sales, pre-sales consultancy, and professional services. Prior to joining Vitria, Mike was the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Platfora, a Big Data Analytics company.
Mike has a history of sales leadership at E2open, Syndera, Netscape and Forte Software. His career experience also encompasses leadership roles across multiple functions, including sales, marketing, product management, and operations. He was also a member of the sales leadership team at Vitria from 1998 to 2002.
Mike has an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California and a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Michigan.
VP of Marketing
Venkat Eswara is responsible for global product marketing, marketing and go-to-market strategy for the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data initiatives.
Venkat is an experienced product marketing, strategy and product development executive who has led new product launches and go-to-market strategies in large global companies.
Prior to this role, Venkat was a product marketing director for big data analytics, cloud infrastructure and solutions at GE Software and led their first Industrial Data Lake launch. He also led leadership roles at Oracle, Nokia and Motorola in driving new services and solutions for the telecommunications and enterprise industry.
Venkat is an accomplished presenter at various industry events and has also contributed to numerous authored articles in the trade publications.
Venkat attended Executive Management Programs at Kellogg School of Management and holds a master’s degree in management from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. He also holds a master’s degree in engineering from University of Massachusetts, MA, and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Osmania University, India.