Fiberlink's accomplished management team understands the mobility challenges facing today's enterprise—and how to solve them with truly innovative solutions.
President & Chief Operating Officer
Chris joined Fiberlink in 2003 to deliver top-line revenue growth and to spearhead Fiberlink's transformation to become the premier software and services provider for secure mobile workforce solutions. As President & COO, Chris is responsible for the daily operations at Fiberlink, including inside sales, marketing, product, research and development as well as business strategy and worldwide business development initiatives.
Chris' previous position was CEO and board member of a tier-one, private venture start-up in a turn-around situation where he delivered continuous revenue growth and cost reductions while securing significant progress in channels and penetration of F500 global accounts.
Chief Executive Officer, Cofounder & Director
Jim Sheward is Chief Executive Officer, Cofounder and Director of Fiberlink. He is recognized for building a strong team of technology professionals and securing the funding that has enabled Fiberlink to become a leading provider of mobile workforce software and services.
Under Jim's leadership, Fiberlink has grown into a profitable, customer-focused company that is changing the way enterprises think about mobile computing. Recognizing the growing importance of productivity and the need to protect corporate resources by securing mobile workers, Jim has created a strategy and vision for Fiberlink that leverages best of breed security products and access options and combines them into an easy-to-use mobile working solution.
Jim has won various awards including the Blue Chip Enterprise Award Year 2000 sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Mass Mutual Financial Group, the Greater Philadelphia's 2001 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Software and Technology Services Category, and the 2004 Information and Technology Innovator Award from the Fox School of Business at Temple University.
Jim received a dual degree in economics and communications from the University of Virginia.
Senior Vice President, Customer Platform Services
Jim joined Fiberlink in 2004 as Vice President, Business Development helping establish new indirect sales channels. In 2006, Jim became VP of Product Management and Marketing, and was responsible for product strategy, customer requirements and marketing of Fiberlink's Mobility-as-a-Service platform. In 2008, he was promoted to SVP and is currently responsible for customer revenue and lifecycle management including customer acquisition, integration, professional services and education.
Prior to Fiberlink, Jim was active in starting and growing multiple companies. He led the product line for Tut Systems that underpinned an IPO in 1999. He seed funded and subsequently raised over $45M in venture capital for Sandial Systems. Most recently, he was VP of Product Management at Cometa Networks, an Intel, IBM and AT&T venture.
Jim earned a BS and MS degree in Computer Science from MIT and an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.
Vice President, Marketing
Neil joined the team in 2011 to lead the marketing initiatives for MaaS360. He is responsible for executing data driven strategies, brand building activities, market segmentation, and demand generation campaigns. Through his leadership, Neil played a key role to help position MaaS360 as the best-in-class cloud enterprise mobility management solution in the market.
Prior to Fiberlink, Neil was the director of marketing for QlikTech, a leading provider of business analytics software, where he helped drive the rapid growth of the company, which led to the most successful IPO of 2010. While at QlikTech, the company added over 10,000 customers in just 3 years.
With over 20 years of experience in information technology and communications, Neil held various positions at Ulticom, L3 Communications, CSC, and General Electric.
Neil holds an MBA from Drexel University and a BS degree from La Salle University in Philadelphia.
Vice President, R&D and GM Fiberlink India
Nayan joined Fiberlink in 2005 as Vice President, Development and Delivery to help build MaaS360, a cloud-based, multi-tenant enterprise mobility platform, by leading the design, implementation and operational aspects. In 2008, he expanded the Fiberlink India office into a full business operation where he created sales, marketing and customer service while continuing to build market leadership. Nayan is also responsible for both the US and India technology innovation teams and their Centers of Excellence.
Prior to Fiberlink, Nayan held numerous roles at i2 Technologies including vice president of R&D for the retail supply chain product portfolio. Earlier in his career he worked at Sabre Decision Technologies, Cimetrix Inc., and Citicorp Overseas Ltd.
Nayan holds a BE from Mumbai University, an MS in Electrical Engineering from Utah State University and an MBA from University of Texas at Arlington.