Ady is the Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder of Velostrata. In his role as Chief Product Officer, Ady is responsible for all aspects of product strategy and roadmap for the company. Ady brings over 15 years of WAN optimization and storage experience to Velostrata, in the areas of product management, engineering, and technical marketing. Prior to joining Velostrata, Ady was the Principle Program Manager for the Server & Cloud Division at Microsoft. Ady joined Microsoft through the Storsimple acquisition where he led all product marketing efforts for the company. Prior to Storsimple, Ady was Vice President, Product Management for Wanova (acquired by VMware). Prior to Wanova, Ady was a manager in the product management group for Cisco’s Application Delivery Business Unit (ADBU). Ady joined Cisco in 2004 via the acquisition of Actona Technologies, which set the foundation for Cisco’s Wide-Area Application Services (WAAS) product line. He holds a BS in Information Systems Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business.