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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 & Co-Founder of Vitria Technology where he is spearheading innovative advancements in analytics for the Internet of Things (IoT) via Vitria’s IoT Analytics Platform. Dr. Skeen is a pioneer in many of the enabling technologies of today’s computing landscape. His work includes innovations and patents in several key domains, including publish/subscribe messaging, scalable & distributed data architectures, streaming analytics, Complex Event Processing (CEP), and Business Process Management (BPM). He is an accomplished author, having contributed to numerous books and journal articles and has held faculty positions at the University of California, Berkeley and Cornell University. Dr. Skeen has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Chris Menier

General Manager – VIA AIOps

Chris Menier is responsible for Vitria’s VIA AIOps business unit, which includes product strategy, customer success, sales and business development. Prior to joining Vitria, Chris held leadership positions at Guavus (acquired by Thales), including Vice President of Marketing & Product Strategy and Group CTO, Netezza (acquired by IBM) and NexTone (acquired by Ribbon Communications).

Chris Menier has more than 20 years of experience as an executive in the analytics space, with a focus on enterprises and communications service providers in the midst of Digital Transformation. He has an extensive background in industry-related technology with an emphasis on closed-loop automation, AIOps, machine learning, and big data. He focuses on operationalizing analytics, and delivering true business value with improved end-customer experiences. Chris received a B.S. in Business Administration from the Purdue University System and an executive MBA from Brown University and IE Business School.