Advisory Board

  • Sal A. Magnone

    Sal A. Magnone

  • Sal is an entrepreneur, CxO and technology professional with over twenty years of experience. Sal has previously co-founded two companies, "Search Shark", a consumer focused search provider, and "Marincorp Solutions", a globally domiciled BPO firm focused on the insurance and healthcare spaces. Sal advised "Thumb", a mobile, consumer focused social application acquired by Ypulse in July, 2013. Hired in 2008 as CEO for DOOR Business Applications, Sal turned the business around to healthy profitability in three years. Today Sal runs LAB09, a big data technology firm and kickstarter out of New York City. He served in the US Military as US Army Field Artillery. He has a B.S. in CS from Saint John's University in New York. Sal is married and has two children. He enjoys beating obstacle courses. When he is not in front of one his many computers or with his family he is often climbing, lifting, or crawling under something...

  • Michele Bustamante

    Michele Bustamante

  • Michele Leroux Bustamante is CIO at Solliance (, cofounder of Snapboard (, and is recognized as a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP. Michele is a thought leader with over 20 years specializing in building scalable and secure end-to-end system design, identity and access management, and cloud computing technologies - for companies of all sizes. In recent years Michele has also helped launch several startup business ventures and has been a mentor to startups in several accelerator programs - providing both technical and business guidance. Michele shares her experiences through presentations and keynotes all over the world, and has been publishing regularly in technology journals. Michele wrote the best-selling book "Learning WCF" (O’Reilly 2007). Visit her blog at and follow her at @michelebusta.

  • >Steven P. Davis

    Steven P. Davis

  • Mr. Davis is a highly regarded thought leader in Enterprise and Application Architecture and technology strategist with more than 35 years of experience in both commercial and purpose built software development. He is a United States patent holder. Mr.Davis was honored in 2010 with the Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leadership Award. He has served on The Walt Disney Company IT Leadership Board, the Enterprise Architecture Board, and Security Governance bodies. He is a former Chair of the UCLA Anderson School IS Associates. During his career he has developed a wide variety of technology solutions including the first disk defragmenter, extensions to operating systems, the introduction of user based licensing models and technology, Disney’s film distribution system, breakthrough enterprise architecture frameworks and market leading authentication and authorization capabilities.

  • Vadim Parizher

    Vadim Parizher

  • Vadim Parizher has been working in enterprise application development and architecture for nearly 20 years. Starting in Programming and Software Engineering, Vadim has worked in government, airspace, consumer products, distribution, insurance, and life sciences industries. He spent 4 years working at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory before successfully building systems, teams, processes and architectures at McKesson, AIG, Amgen and Allergan.