Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Duncan has over 25 years of experience focused on building companies and taking products and services to market. Prior to Boardwalk, Mr. Duncan served as President and CEO of Advanced Data Exchange ("ADX"). ADX provides on-demand supply chain transaction processing network used today by over 200 of the Fortune 1000. Mr. Duncan also served as President and CEO of The EC Company which was focused on payment transaction technologies for the small and mid-sized market. Mr. Duncan also served as President and CEO of Buena Vista Software. During his work in the technology field, Mr. Duncan has led companies through several stages of growth and secured significant investments from American Express, CMGI @Ventures, Invamed Associates, Intel Capital, Wasserstein Addelson Ventures, GKM Ventures, Sandler Capital, AME Cloud Ventures, Morado Ventures, Columbus Nova and The Thomson Companies. Prior to entering the technology field, Mr. Duncan was President and CEO of Duncan Insurance, Inc., a nationwide Insurance brokerage representing over 80 insurance companies specializing in commercial insurance.
Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Director
Mr. Glavin has over 25 years of progressive experience, both on the corporate and investment side, in the technology, semiconductor, renewable energy, and mobility markets. Mr. Glavin was most recently CFO of TSX-listed ViXS Systems, leading a successful turnaround and eventual stock acquisition by Pixelworks for a 76% premium in 2017. Previously, Charlie was Director / CFO for Phoenix Biomass Energy and solar-focused MP2 Capital. Mr. Glavin was the CFO and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) for Spreadtrum Communications in Shanghai leading its IPO and M&A/Strategy efforts, and was then retained by New Enterprise Associates as an Executive-in-Residence to work directly with companies in its Technology and Energy portfolios. For 12 years, Mr. Glavin was an award-winning, senior global semiconductor analyst for Credit Suisse, Needham, and ThinkEquity Partners. Mr. Glavin also worked as a Senior Engineer at Intel Corporation and began his career with Fidelity Investments. His ability to advise growth companies and build businesses has led him to be recruited as an independent Director or Advisor for a variety of companies, including: UK-based Mirics, FastCAP Systems, Dust Networks, Luminary Micro, Genesee Valley Trust, and Convergence Wireless. Mr. Glavin earned his Masters in Business Administration from Northwestern University (Kellogg) and a bachelors degree in Economics from Bucknell University, and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Chief Technical Officer and Director
Mr. Krishnan, and the other two founders Sarang Kulkarni & Dharmesh Dadbhawala of Boardwalk, have over 50 combined years of engineering product data management experience working for Parametric Technology, Sherpa, and Netfish. Prior to Boardwalk, Mr. Krishnan was a founder of the Hunington Group which provided advanced database architecture & design consulting. Mr. Krishnan was responsible for the vision and drive beyond a 10,000-user, US$100M collaborative product data management solution, using existing database technology, at Parametric Technology Corporation.
Senior Vice President of Enterprise
Mr. Dadbhawala has over 20 years of software industry experience in developing highly technical products in the area of Data Management and Software Control Systems. At Boardwalk, Mr. Dadbhawala is responsible for the product of the Boardwalk Enterprise Blockchain. Mr. Dadbhawala as a co-founder of Boardwalk has been instrumental in developing, market positioning and implementing Boardwalk at key marquee customers. Prior to Boardwalk Mr. Dadbhawala was the principal lead developer at Netfish, Sherpa Technologies, and CAE Electronics. Mr. Dadbhawala has a Bachelors of Science degree in Electronics engineering from Bombay University and a Masters of Science in computer science from SUNY Binghamton.
Senior Vice President of Sales
Mr. Cordingley brings more than 20 years of high-tech industry experience to Boardwalk. Most recently, Mr. Cordingley was a Managing Director of The Interim CEO Network, a firm delivering top CEO talent to venture-backed companies. Prior to that, as Vice President of Sales and then President, Mr. Cordingley drove the growth of high-tech staffing firm BAL Associates from US$2M to US$30M over an eight year period and a successful acquisition. Mr. Cordingley began his career with an eight year stint at AT&T Bell Laboratories and held key management roles in one of the early entrepreneurial ventures within AT&T to build enterprise-class UNIX-based systems for the healthcare industry. Mr. Cordingley moved west to join Arthur D. Little as a senior management consultant in their San Francisco office providing strategy and marketing expertise to information technology and telecommunications companies. Mr. Cordingley's work with Arthur D. Little led him to join TDS Healthcare Systems as Director of Business Strategy. TDS, an US$80M privately-held company, was a leading provider of enterprise-class systems to the healthcare industry and was sold to Alltel in 1992. Mr. Cordingley holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Mathematics from Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, and a Masters of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia.
James B. Kuppe
Senior Vice President of Marketing
Mr. Kuppe has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of marketing, sales, and consulting roles with both emerging and established companies in the high-tech industry. Prior to Boardwalk, Mr. Kuppe was the President of The Bootstrap Group which developed & executed commercialization strategies for early-stage companies including Right90 and ViaSense. Prior to The Bootstrap Group, Mr. Kuppe was with Autodesk where he was a marketing director for the core products group and, earlier in his career, a founding member of its vertical market effort. Prior to Autodesk, Mr. Kuppe was at LizardTech, a digital content management company which was acquired by Celartem, where he was the first sales & marketing hire leading the company through its seed and initial venture funding. Mr. Kuppe was also VP of Sales for Mohr Davidow-backed Numera Software which was acquired by Corel and the International Operations Manager at Rasna which was acquired by Parametric Technology. Mr. Kuppe has a BS degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.