Bold. Contemporary. Technical. Proactive.
Our employees and the members of our boards are united as one team with a common goal: bringing you the best possible secure computing solution on the planet.
Our employees and the members of our boards are united as one team with a common goal: bringing you the best possible secure computing solution on the planet.
As Director of Marketing, Leslie leads Dover’s marketing organization. Leslie joined Dover because she has the startup bug, and she was excited to be a part of the team that is commercializing this groundbreaking technology.
Leslie began her career at Grail Research, a member of Monitor Group. She later joined LiquiGlide, an MIT startup, where she became Marketing Director in 2014. Most recently, Leslie led marketing at TempAlert, a Boston-based IoT company, where she repositioned the company’s focus from small business to enterprise. Leslie has a BA in Business Administration from Northeastern University.
Outside of the office, Leslie enjoys reading, cooking, and a wide array of crafting. In the summer months, she can be found tending to her urban garden or simply enjoying the outdoors with her husband and dog.
Favorite Quote: “The best way out, is always through.” ~ Robert Frost
Eli has been with the Dover team since November 2015, working on software development tools, microkernels, and software libraries. He touches the product up and down the software tree, contributing to everything from runtime library support for customers, to simulators and compilers, to the firmware that communicates directly with the hardware.
Eli started his professional life working on Lisp environments at Gold Hill Computers, and moved to Borland International in the 90s—Borland’s heydays. He likes building tools that make it easier for people to do software development, and has focused his career on compilers for C/C++ and Delphi, and the assorted tools and libraries that go with them. Eli earned his BA in Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University.
Outside of Dover, Eli is an amateur blacksmith, a competitive fencer, an armorer for the United States Fencing Association, and a “foodie” who loves to cook. He also currently serves as chair of the board of selectmen for his hometown, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts.
As Chief Revenue Officer, Gary leads Dover’s business, sales, and legal strategies. Gary joined Dover because he was impressed with the high-quality team, and loves working with startup technology companies that bring impactful change to society.
Gary began his career as an international corporate lawyer, first at Baker & McKenzie in New York and then at Bingham McCutchen in Boston (now part of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius). He later joined GET Group as VP and General Counsel, where he became its President and CEO in 2005. After leading GET Group to significant growth, he and two partners formed Stratevise LLC, a business advisory and investment firm with a focus on technology and life sciences companies. Gary is active in the Boston-area startup community, and has worked as a strategic advisor in both business management and legal capacities for a number of early-stage companies.
Gary earned his BA in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations from Trinity College, Hartford, CT, and then earned a Juris Doctor degree from New York Law School. He also studied International Law at Columbia University School of Law and is admitted to the bars of MA, NY, and CT.
Outside of the office, Gary is passionate about art, architecture, history, painting, and travel. He is an active volunteer as Trustee to Danforth Art, a Massachusetts non-profit museum of American art from 18th century to present day He is also Vice President and Trustee of Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, a Massachusetts non-profit and historic landmark preserving 125 acres and nine historic structures dating back to 1716.
Favorite Quote about Art: “A painting is not a picture of an experience, it is an experience.”
Since July 2015, Marco has been leading Dover’s engineering effort to build a secure microprocessor. He believes that an engineering leader’s highest priorities must be to acquire and retain top engineering talent, and he takes a two-pronged approach to build highly-motivated and highly-functioning teams: nurture open communication and cultivate strong relationships. Prior to Dover, Marco served as Senior Engineering Manager at RSA Security where he was responsible for SecurID hardware authentication products.
Marco received his Bachelor of Engineering from Pratt Institute and his Masters in Computer Science from Boston University. He also holds an Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.
Marco’s motto is “Family First.” Whether on the field playing softball and soccer, or in the garden growing an interesting assortment of vegetables, he loves spending time with his wife and three daughters. He also enjoys photography and volunteering for charitable events through his church.
Favorite Saying: “May the Force be with you.”
Dan joined Dover in January of 2018 and is responsible for the worldwide sales organization. Dan’s interest in Dover was driven by the confluence of embedded processor IP and silicon security, both critical technologies for emerging markets such as IoT, autonomous vehicles, and digital health.
Dan began his career in the semiconductor industry working on the design, test, and manufacturing of the Z80, 65C02, MicroVAX, and Solbourne microprocessors. He moved into sales and marketing in the EDA industry where he held executive positions at Mentor Graphics, Viewlogic, and VeriBest before assuming the CEO position at startups AccelChip and Arithmatica. Most recently Dan was a business development consultant for embedded processor IP vendors Codasip, Cortus, and Andes. Dan holds a BSEE degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Outside of the office you can usually find Dan umpiring baseball and officiating football, or camping and hiking in the Colorado mountains in the off-season. Dan is a frequent guest speaker at universities, providing EE and Computer Science students with real world insights into processors and computer architectures.
Hugh joined the team in March 2018, providing his extensive hardware design experience to the development of Dover’s hardware offerings. Hugh is excited to be part of a startup that is realizing “a powerful vision for the solution to the problem of processor security.”
Hugh began his career at Digital Equipment Corporation, initially designing floating point hardware. He later moved into I/O subsystems. After moving to Sun Microsystems (later Oracle Corporation), he continued to design and then architect I/O subsystems, specifically PCI and PCI Express. Hugh has a BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University.
Outside the office, Hugh enjoys time with his family, plays bridge, and volunteers his time with MDI, focusing on mentoring and leadership training.
Since joining the team in May 2016, Steven has led Dover’s design effort to architect secure processor hardware. As Chief Technical Officer, Steven draws on his experience as a System-on-Chip and microprocessor architect, as well as his program management and design leadership expertise, to drive innovation and shape Dover’s technical direction.
Steven has been lead designer at two prior tech startups, both times bringing disruptive design to market success with first-pass silicon. As an SOC Architect at Microchip Technology, he was responsible for MIPS-based wireless microprocessor module designs, founded the Program Management group, and led the PIC32 design teams. Steven earned his BS in Computer and Electrical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.
Nirmal joined the Dover team as an ASIC Engineer in August of 2016. He applies his hardware expertise in many areas, including RTL design, verification, test development and execution, and FPGA bring-up and debug.
Nirmal earned his Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University. He began his career at a startup called Raqia Networks, and has also been a key contributor at Zoran Corporation and Microchip Technology. Nirmal jumped at the opportunity to be a part of Dover Microsystems because he likes the freedom a small team gives you to innovate and work on a variety of challenging tasks.
Outside of the world of ASICs and FPGAs, Nirmal loves spending time with his children and family. He also enjoys traveling, reading, and cycling.
Favorite Food: Authentic Mexican
Nicole understands that the information experience is an integral part of the overall product experience, and it is her mission at Dover to publish technical content that helps Dover’s customers be successful. As Nicole puts it, “Good documentation is like that favorite co-worker who answers your questions clearly and quickly—and then lets you get back to work.”
Nicole earned a BS in Business Communications from Bentley University and has written about a variety of terrific hardware and software products over the years. She has always wanted, however, to write about a product that she felt would truly make the world a better place. She believes she is doing that at Dover.
When she is not working, Nicole likes to spend her time writing and reading (non-technical things, for a change). She is proud of the book group she founded, which has been going strong for over a decade. Nicole also enjoys running with her dog and hanging out with her husband and son.
Favorite Saying: “RTFM — Read the Fabulous Manual” (Why, what did you think it stood for?)
As a serial entrepreneur, Dover Microsystems is the 9th tech startup that Jothy has founded and/or run since 1988. Prior ventures include MasPar, Novasoft, Webspective, GeoTrust, Service Integrity, Ambric, Mogility, and Aguru; two of these companies sold for over $100M. Earlier in his career, Jothy ran Borland’s Languages division where he managed development of languages including Delphi, C++, and JBuilder. He earned his BA in Mathematics from Kalamazoo College and his PhD in Computer Science from Duke University (where he also had his first career as a professor of computer science for five years).
Jothy has written three technical books, but his pride and joy is his memoir, Who Says I Can’t; it tells his inspiring story of using extreme sports to regain self-esteem after being knocked flat as a teenager by a cancer that first claimed one of his legs and later one of his lungs. Bearing the same name as his memoir, Jothy founded and runs The Who Says I Can’t Foundation, a non-profit organization with a mission to help disabled individuals get back into life by getting back into sports. He also created and hosts the Who Says I Can’t TV series on YouTube, where he shares courageous stories of men and women who against all odds have used sports to rebuild themselves and their lives.
Jothy is a regular speaker at corporate events, universities, conferences, medical centers, schools, and clubs. Make sure to catch his Who Says I Can’t TEDx talk.
In his spare time (what spare time?), Jothy enjoys skiing, swimming, cycling, writing (currently a children’s book and his first novel), and playing with his two Golden Retrievers. He loves spending time with his family, and recently welcomed his third grandchild.
Favorite Food: Lasagna
Julian works to achieve Dover’s marketing and business development goals. He joined the Dover team in June 2016 and has had his hands in almost every aspect of the company’s business-side operations. His professional interests focus on the intersection of economics and technology. Julian doesn’t want his car (or his Lyft/Uber) to be hacked.
Prior to Dover, Julian worked for Boston-based investment manager Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co., and for the United States Foreign Commercial Service at the U.S. Embassy in Paris, France. Julian earned a BS in Political Science & Economics from Northeastern University.
Julian is an avid skier and a “recovering ski racer who dreams of powder days”. He speaks French and plans to visit every continent and every American state before he voluntarily goes back to Los Angeles.
Favorite Restaurant: Leopold, Lisbon, Portugal
Susan oversees Dover’s financial forecasting, budgeting, reporting and controls. She has over 17 years of finance industry experience.
She began her career in Manhattan as an IBM consultant to financial service firms. Later, she became a program manager overseeing a global IBM group responsible for developing new technologies and testing market receptivity. Later she supported Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s cloud operations. For the two years prior to joining Dover, she was a member of Draper Labs finance team.
Susan earned her BA in Economics and International Relations from Wellesley College and her MBA from Stern School of Business at New York University.
Outside the office, Susan likes to “read, garden, and volunteer for her daughter’s school.” For exercise, she likes to hike and swim.
Greg has been a part of Dover since the beginning. As Dover’s Chief Scientist, Greg contributes to publications, presentations, and design documents, as well as a variety of technical tasks. He also engages with academia to ensure that Dover continues to benefit from advances in relevant research, including cyber security, hardware architecture, and formal methods. Greg is convinced that Dover’s hybrid hardware/software approach to enforcing security policies is The Right Thing, and will gladly discuss both theoretical and practical applications of Dover with anyone and everyone.
Greg earned his BA in Computer Science from Dartmouth College and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Northeastern University.
Outside of Dover, Greg enjoys Ultimate Frisbee, fly fishing, and yoga–he’s even training to be an instructor!
Favorite Frisbee Throw: Hammer (of course)
As one of Dover’s original team members, Andrew has been a visionary and driving force behind the Dover micro-policy language and its policy development environment. His motivation at Dover is quite simply stated: “The world needs what we are doing.”
Andrew has been writing code since he was a kid, but with a Masters in Oriental Medicine, he came to a career in software engineering by way of time as an acupuncturist. In his 20+ years in software, Andrew has worked at companies both large (Boeing, BAE, Draper) and small. His preference is for startups, like Dover, where he relishes the camaraderie and dynamic environment.
Andrew represents “Dover Pacific Northwest,” and like any good Portland, Oregon resident he enjoys hiking and beer—not necessarily at the same time.
Favorite Dessert: Tiramisu (making it and eating it!)
Miles is co-head of private equity investment firm Cannon Capital and is responsible for driving the firm’s investment strategy and for the management of portfolio companies. Miles has 15 years of investment experience and a background in engineering, turn around management and start ups. He is the author of two books, founder of three start ups and principal inventor on 125 patents. Miles has served in executive and interim executive roles at companies in various lifecycle stages and industries. Miles earned a M.S. in Management and Engineering and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Vivjan is the Founder and Managing Partner of Hyperplane Venture Capital and the former Founder and Managing Partner of Boston Global Ventures. Current investments include Dover Microsystems, Tive, Indico, Soft Robotics, Vesper, and Elsen, amongst others. Prior to entering the world of venture capital, Vivjan was co-founder and CEO of ChromoGen, which was acquired in 2013. He is an active member of the Boston entrepreneurial ecosystem and serves as the director of various non-profit organizations.
Jothy is the CEO of Dover Microsystems. As a serial entrepreneur, Dover Microsystems is the 9th tech startup that Jothy has founded and/or run since 1988. Prior ventures include MasPar, Novasoft, Webspective, GeoTrust, Service Integrity, Ambric, Mogility, and Aguru; two of these companies sold for over $100M. Earlier in his career, Jothy ran Borland’s Languages division where he managed development of languages including Delphi, C++, and JBuilder. He earned his BA in Mathematics from Kalamazoo College and his PhD in Computer Science from Duke University (where he also had his first career as a professor of computer science for five years).
Jothy has written three technical books, but his pride and joy is his memoir, Who Says I Can’t; it tells his inspiring story of using extreme sports to regain self-esteem after being knocked flat as a teenager by a cancer that first claimed one of his legs and later one of his lungs. Bearing the same name as his memoir, Jothy founded and runs The Who Says I Can’t Foundation, a non-profit organization with a mission to help disabled individuals get back into life by getting back into sports. He also created and hosts the Who Says I Can’t TV series on YouTube, where he shares courageous stories of men and women who against all odds have used sports to rebuild themselves and their lives. Jothy is a regular speaker and has given a TEDx talk.
Rob Kornblum is an experienced business leader and investor focused on building high-growth companies. He serves on Dover’s advisory board to help the company uncover and execute revenue growth initiatives. A serial entrepreneur and former venture capitalist, Mr. Kornblum was most recently an Entrepreneur in Residence at GE Ventures. His vast experience and emphasis on innovation has led him to serve as an advisor to many entrepreneurs and author a recently released book, “Never Too Late to Startup,” a guide for mid-life entrepreneurs. Mr. Kornblum holds an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and is a member of the Society of Kauffman Fellows.
Richard Soley is the founder and Executive Director of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) as well as the current Chairman and CEO of Object Management Group, the world’s largest standards consortium for developers of model-driven architecture. In his role with the IIC, Dr. Soley works to accelerate the development, adoption, and wide-spread use of interconnected machines and devices, intelligent analytics, and people. A graduate of MIT, Dr. Soley also serves on numerous industrial, technical and academic conference program committees, and speaks all over the world on issues relevant to standards, the adoption of new technology, and creating successful companies.
Michael Wallace is a well-recognized leader in critical infrastructure security. Mr. Wallace is a member of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), which advises the President of the United States on matters related to Homeland Security, and for which he has led several studies related to cybersecurity. In addition, he is a member of the Electric Sector Coordinating Council which guides the electric sector on various matters, including cybersecurity.
His extensive experience creating and leading organizations that deliver safe nuclear power has also led him to serve as Chairman of the Nuclear Energy Institute’s (NEI) Security Working Group (overseeing security for all 104 U.S. nuclear power plants) and Chairman of the Nuclear Sector Coordinating Council under the Department of Homeland Security’s National Infrastructure Protection Plan. He served as a senior executive at ComEd (now Exelon) and Constellation Energy Group, retiring as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer from the latter. A former naval officer in the U.S. Nuclear Navy’s submarine force, Mr. Wallace holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.