On October 18th Rich Pelavin  will join us at the Bootstrappers Breakfast in Sunnyvale as our featured guest.

Rich has a long and successful track record developing innovative system management software and has co-founded three software companies.

Currently Rich is co-founder of Reactor8,  a company focused on automation and configuration management in agile development and deployment environments.  Prior to his work with Reactor8, Rich worked in the area of virtualization system management at his company Replicate Technologies.  Rich also brings experience from his position as Director of Engineering at Cisco Systems where he led research and development in network management.  He joined Cisco through the acquisition of Netsys Technologies, which he also co-founded and was a key inventor of their intelligent network management product.

Rich started his career in the research center environment after receiving a Ph.D. in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) from the University of Rochester. He holds a number of patents in networking technologies, and is co-author of a book on AI planning and temporal reasoning.

Today Rich will focus on lessons learned when trying to determine the best functionality and scope of a new software product or service being brought to market.  Bring your questions and join us for a lively discussion.

Venue: Coco’s Bakery on Oakmead at Lawrence (1206 Oakmead Parkway Sunnyvale, CA)
Time: 7:30-9:00AM Tue-Oct-18
Cost: $5 in advance, $10 at the door (plus the cost of your breakfast, tax, and tip)

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