We've Walked Many Miles in Your Shoes.
Every member of the ScienceLogic executive management team has a wealth of experience in the information technology industry. Most spent many years living in your shoes—working as individual contributors and managers in service provider, corporate, or public sector data centers—before moving to the vendor side. We understand the technological, organizational, and political challenges that you face, and we appreciate how hard it is to do what you do in the face of constant change.
David Link – Founder & CEO
David Link has taken ScienceLogic from a local startup to a global award-winning technology. With more than 20 years experience in the service provider and IT management industry, David built ScienceLogic into one of the fastest growing technology companies in the world. From the start his vision for ScienceLogic has been to enable the industry to embrace a smarter way of managing complex IT environments.
David previously served as senior vice president and a corporate officer at Interliant, where he helped establish the company’s strong presence in the ASP/MSP market. He also held senior management positions within IBM's Software Division, leading the development of Internet commerce products, and with CompuServe, building global online communication solutions for businesses and consumers. He holds a bachelor of science degree from Denison University.
Don Pyle – Chief Operating Officer
Don Pyle is an industry executive veteran, having held multiple CEO positions, and brings more than 25 years of IT infrastructure software and hardware management experience. As COO, Don leads all aspects of the company’s operations, including sales, and marketing functions. Don’s track record includes three company IPOs and two acquisitions. Most recently, Don was EVP, Service Provider Strategy and Sales at Infoblox (BLOX).
Prior to joining Infoblox, he was CEO of Netcordia (acquired by Infoblox in May 2010) as well as CEO of Laurel Networks (acquired by ECI Telecom in June 2005). Don was the first Juniper Networks salesperson prior to product launch, and helped grow the company from a startup to $1 billion in sales. He has also held sales management positions in rapidly growing divisions within networking companies StrataCom and Cisco Systems. Don holds a BSBA in Business Administration from the University of Delaware.
Richard Chart – EVP, Product Management
One of the company founders, Richard Chart's energy and engineering drive has helped ScienceLogic bring dial-tone availability levels to IT operations.
Richard brings 20 years of systems engineering, software development, and technology operations experience to ScienceLogic.
Prior to ScienceLogic, Richard was the director of system engineering at Interliant, where he was responsible for platform architectures used in the global delivery of a suite of scalable ASP services. Before that, he established a strong track record in project management and service delivery as development manager at Telstra Multimedia, where he led the engineering of the company’s intranet and extranet product offerings.
Earlier in his career, Richard worked in data services software development with AT&T Bell Laboratories, delivering breakthrough traffic measurement solutions. He holds a bachelor of science degree in computer science from Portsmouth University in the U.K.
Patrick McCoy – Chief Financial Officer
As head of finance and human resources, seasoned professional Pat McCoy manages the challenges of ScienceLogic's fast-paced and exciting growth.
Before coming to ScienceLogic, and with a finance background from Ernst & Young, Pat served as CFO for three rapidly growing technology companies that were ultimately acquired by larger entities. The first was Computer Logics, now part of Attachmate; second was IOtech, where Pat was CFO for ten years before the company was acquired by National Instruments in 2005; and most recently, Netcordia, where Pat served for four years as CFO and orchestrated its acquisition by Infoblox in 2010. Pat holds a BSBA degree in accounting from John Carroll University, and he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Antonio Piraino – Chief Technology Officer
Industry expert Antonio Piraino guides ScienceLogic's IT management vision and product strategy.
Antonio has 15 years of IT experience in sectors ranging from telecommunications to software development. A noted thought leader in cloud computing, Antonio came to ScienceLogic from Tier1 Research (a division of The 451 Group).
As vice president and research director at Tier1, Antonio provided insight to service provider and enterprise clients, with a focus on data center, hosting and cloud computing technology research. Prior to Tier1 Research, Antonio was a technical manager for gaming software development firm Derivco. Antonio started his career in the satellite space, leading TDMA development for INTELSAT. Since then, his IT roles have taken him across the globe, including leadership positions with China Telecom, Telecom Italia, Akamai, and BCE Teleglobe. Antonio has a bachelor of science degree from the University of Natal in South Africa and an international MBA from Georgetown University. He is a member of The Society of Industry Professionals.
Yama Habibzai – Chief Marketing Officer
As head of marketing, seasoned professional Yama Habibzai leads ScienceLogic’s marketing team and directs the company’s overall marketing strategy. With over 15 years of high technology marketing experience, he has specialized expertise in network, system, and application automation and management. Prior to joining ScienceLogic, Yama headed up the marketing division at SevOne, where his efforts resulted in a $150 million investment from Bain Capital. Prior to SevOne, he led the marketing team at Infoblox, and was instrumental in effecting a successful IPO in 2012. Earlier, Yama was the Vice President of Marketing at Netcordia, where he helped the company grow by double digits annually and eventually enter into a merger with Infoblox. Yama holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and a MBA from Babson College.
David Hinnant – Senior Vice President, Engineering
David Hinnant leads ScienceLogic’s software development and software quality assurance teams to ensure its award-winning Smart IT™ software delivers maximum value to customers in the service provider, enterprise, and federal space.
Previously, David served as director of quality, technical operations, and incubation at Cisco. He managed the development, testing, and support of platforms and tools for Cisco Services “Smart Services,” a portfolio of products geared toward enterprise and service provider customers. An accomplished and passionate technology industry veteran, he also served as co-chair for the Engineering Transformation Working Group and the Innovation and Research Working Group—both sponsored by the Services Technology Board at Cisco Services.
Board of Directors
ScienceLogic investors and board of directors offer a balanced mix of expertise, knowledge, influence, and understanding of capital markets. With a long-term perspective, each member is committed to the ScienceLogic vision—to offer a better way for service providers, corporate, and public sector organizations to manage their IT operations to increase agility, support growth initiatives, and be more efficient. Their expert guidance has helped the company achieve impressive customer base and revenue growth.
David Link – Founder & CEO, ScienceLogic
David Link is the chairman of ScienceLogic and an IT visionary. He founded and built ScienceLogic by identifying large emerging markets, gaining intimate knowledge of customer IT problems, challenging conventional wisdom and bringing targeted, innovative products to market. As ScienceLogic's CEO, Dave used his market knowledge and customer focus to lead the ScienceLogic IT management system to dramatically exceed the needs and expectations of clients.
Prior to founding ScienceLogic in 2003, Dave was senior vice president and a corporate officer at Interliant, Inc., where he lead the establishment of Interliant's strong presence in the ASP/MSP market. He previously held senior management positions within IBM's Software Division leading the development of Internet commerce products. Dave also spent nine years in IT solutions with CompuServe, building innovative global online communication solutions while establishing the market for business and consumer online services. Dave earned his B.S. at Denison University.
Don Pyle – Chief Operating Officer, ScienceLogic
Don Pyle is ScienceLogic’s COO and an industry executive veteran, having held multiple CEO positions, independent board membership, and brings more than 25 years of IT infrastructure software and hardware management experience.
Prior to joining Infoblox, he was CEO of Netcordia (acquired by Infoblox in May 2010) as well as CEO of Laurel Networks (acquired by ECI Telecom in June 2005). Don was the first Juniper Networks salesperson prior to product launch, and helped grow the company from a startup to $1 billion in sales. He has also held sales management positions in rapidly growing divisions within networking companies StrataCom and Cisco Systems. Don has a BSBA in Business Administration from the University of Delaware.
John Becker – Independent Consultant
A seasoned technology executive with more than 30 years of experience, John has helped several companies grow and achieve successful outcomes. Previously, he was CEO of Approva Corporation, where his leadership was instrumental in the company’s acquisition by Lawson Software. He has also held CEO positions at Cybertrust (acquired by Verizon in 2007), TruSecure Corp. and AXENT Technologies (IPO; eventually sold to Symantec Corp).
Prior to AXENT, he held various positions involving financial matters at Raxco Software, Marriott Corporation and MCI Communications, Inc. John holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of Richmond.
Andy Fligel – Investment Director, Intel Capital
Andy joined Intel Capital in 2000. Andy currently serves as a Board Member of ScienceLogic and a Board Observer for Guavus, Mirantis, Virtustream, Joyent, Parallels and Maana. Andy’s prior investments include DynamicOps (acquired by VMware), Vocera (NYSE: VCRA), LogMeIn (NASDAQ: LOGM), JBoss (acquired by Red Hat), Managed Objects (acquired by Novell), Pure Networks (acquired by Cisco) and Mediabolic (acquired by Macrovision). Prior to Intel Capital, Andy worked in the investment banking group at Robinson-Humphrey. Andy has an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a B.S. in Commerce and a minor in mathematics from the University of Virginia, where he was an Echols Scholar.
Jon Sakoda – Partner, New Enterprise Associates (NEA)
Jon joined NEA in 2006 and focuses on technology and renewable energy investments. He is a Director of OPOWER, ScienceLogic and Suniva, Inc. and serves on the National Venture Capital Association's Clean Technology Advisory Council, where he advises on federal policies to promote investments in U.S.-based energy technology companies. Jon also serves as a board observer to Bandgap Engineering, ChannelAdvisor, Jobfox, and Spring Wireless.
Prior to joining NEA, Jon was an entrepreneur and co-founder of IMlogic, Inc. (acquired by Symantec Corporation) and served as its Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Products. Prior to founding IMlogic, he worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he focused on venture capital investments for their Private Equity Group. Jon earned his A.B. degree at Harvard University in Chemistry.
Harry Weller – General Partner, New Enterprise Associates (NEA)
Harry joined NEA in 2002. He focuses on technology and renewable energy investments, as well as NEA's activities in China. Harry's past board seats and investments include Echo Global (NASDAQ: ECHO), Riverbed Technologies (acquired by Aether Systems), SourceFire (NASDAQ: FIRE), Vonage (NYSE: VG) and webMethods (NASDAQ: WEBM, acquired by Software AG).
Prior to joining NEA, Harry was a Partner at FBR Technology Venture Partners. Early in his career, Harry managed technology initiatives in the energy, financial and telecommunications industries with the Boston Consulting Group and Deloitte & Touche Systems Consulting. Prior to his business career, Harry served as an officer in the U.S. Navy.
Harry serves on the board of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA), is a past Chairman of MAVA Capital Connection, and co-founded the Young Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (YAVA). Network Magazine named Harry one of the "50 Most Powerful People in Networking", Washingtonian Magazine named him one of the region's "Titans of Technology”, and he has been honored numerous times in Forbes magazine’s “Midas List”. Harry received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his bachelor’s degree in Physics from Duke University.