Dr. Elan Amir brings to Bivio broad technology and leadership experience in the networking industry. Dr. Amir joined Bivio Networks in 2003 as CTO and assumed the CEO position in 2004. He was appointed Executive Chairman in 2013 where he is focused on the company’s business plan and strategic initiatives.
Prior to joining Bivio Networks, he served as CTO for OmniSky Corporation, one of the pioneers in the wireless data application, software, and services sectors. Dr. Amir oversaw all aspects of the company’s technology development, its direction and strategy, intellectual property development, and merger and acquisition due diligence. Prior to OmniSky, Dr. Amir was CTO and vice president of engineering at ProxiNet, one of the first developers of web browsing solutions for mobile devices. ProxiNet was acquired by Puma Technology (now Intellisync Corporation) in 1999. Before ProxiNet, Dr. Amir co-founded FastForward Networks, a developer of broadcast media distribution software. FastForward Networks was acquired by Inktomi Corporation in August 2000.
Dr. Amir received his PhD and MS in computer science and a BS in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Keith Glover has over 30 years of business management experience in the telecommunications, networking, and wireless industries. Glover joined Bivio in 2006 as Chief Financial Officer and was appointed President in 2013. He is responsible for executive management of all aspects of the company’s administration, finances, product development, operations and sales.
Prior to joining Bivio, Glover served as the executive vice president of finance, CFO, and corporate secretary for Proxim Corporation, a leading developer of wireless products and technologies. He led the process to complete Proxim’s IPO; in addition, he led the secondary public offering, several private placement financings, and merger and acquisition activities. Glover has also served as vice president of finance for Vitalink Communications Corporation and previously held finance positions at ROLM Corporation and KPMG.
Glover holds a BS in business administration and accounting from California State Polytechnic University Pomona.
Vice President of Engineering
Raj Srinivasan brings over 20 years of expertise to his role as Bivio’s Vice President of Engineering. He has served as a lead software architect and has led hardware and software teams to execute against aggressive product roadmaps at some of the world’s most prominent networking and systems companies.
Prior to joining Bivio, Srinivasan was a senior manager at Nokia, where he directed Linux and IP Routing projects. His responsibilities included leading strategic and tactical initiatives to establish Linux as the primary platform within Nokia, along with others. Previously, Srinivasan held software management positions at Lucent Technologies, where he led the deployment of access router product lines at major carriers in many countries. Srinivasan also spent several years at Sun Microsystems, where he played an instrumental role in several networking projects involving proprietary and standards-based networks and network management systems.
Srinivasan holds an MS in computer science from Syracuse University and an ME in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Science.
Vice President of Worldwide Sales
As Vice President of World Wide Sales, Leila Bristow brings over 25 years of technology sales and business leadership experience to Bivio. Since joining the company, Bristow has expanded the revenue base, substantially grown Bivio’s share of the global cyber intelligence market and increased awareness of Bivio’s solutions. She is responsible for managing customer and partner relationships ranging from governments and commercial enterprises to network equipment manufacturers, service providers and system integrators.
Prior to joining Bivio, Bristow’s career has included positions with IBM, Siemens, America Fujikura, NetForensics and Silanis Technologies. While at Vtel and Forgent Networks, she led the sales effort during its transition from a hardware to software manufacturer establishing marquee customers and positioning Forgent Networks for future acquisition.
Bristow earned a Bachelor or Arts from Hollins University, attended the University of London, holds an Master in Business Administration from The College of William & Mary and attended the Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School. She is active in business and community organizations serving as either president, on the Board of Directors or in an advisory capacity.