The best? Oh, yes they are!
CloudArena is founded and operated by a team with significant operating, management, industry and startup experience.
Arden is a Technology Sales Leader and Business Development Executive with a proven track record.
Prior to founding CloudArena, he led IBM’s Cloud Computing Software technical sales and market creation activities across Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Middle East and Africa. His areas of expertise also includes international team management, business execution, strategic marketing and financial management.
As a talented hacker coming from software development background, along twelve years of business experience in IT, Arden is a Ph.D. candidate in Finance, holds a Computer Engineering degree and an MBA. Arden is also Advisory Chair for Cloud Computing at International Academy, Research and Industry Association and co-author of a book, academic journals and articles.
He speaks five languages and is a frequent speaker at technology events.
Ali brings to CloudArena a refined focus on the technical and business areas and also participates in driving the vision and product strategy.
Prior to founding CloudArena, Ali gave strategic business and technical consulting for large enterprises at IBM and worked with CxOs, business and technical teams.
Ali also bootstrapped and executed number of projects, ranging from helping startups establish a technical vision, to mission critical enterprise solutions.
Ali is adjunct faculty member at engineering department of a university. He has publications in international refereed journals and conferences in cloud computing. He is Advisory Chair for Software Service Computation at International Academy, Research and Industry Association. Ali is also a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Engineering and a B.A. in Economics.
He was founder and CEO of high-tech ventures from idea stage through exit. Launched from his living room in California, Allesta later grew to become a multi million dollar venture, offering products and services to telecom and finance industry.
In addition being a serial entrepreneur, Tolga also acted as Business Development Executive, Chief Architect, and Architecture Board Chair for medium and large multi-national organizations.
He holds a Ph.D. in theoretical Physics, has multiple patents, authored articles in refereed journals, and contributing author of a book on data-mining.