Executive Team

Curtis Staker CEO

Curtis H. Staker – President and Chief Executive Officer

Curtis Staker is President and Chief Executive Officer at Confident Technologies, Inc. He is responsible for overall operations and corporate performance, as well as driving the company mission, vision and strategy.

Staker has more than 25 years of experience in the high technology sector with 17 years leadership roles at high profile public companies, including serving in the roles of Executive Vice President and President at Websense from February 2001 through September 2005. During this time period, Websense sales increased from $30M to almost $200M, market cap expanded from $200M to $1.4B and cash increased from $81M to $244M. Additional experience and successes include positions as Chairman and CEO at GFI Software and Vice President/General Manager (Asia/Pacific for three years and Americas for two years) at SDRC (now owned by Siemens). Staker has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bradley University.

 

Bill Goldbach EVP

William Goldbach – Executive Vice President

Bill Goldbach is Executive Vice President at Confident Technologies. He is responsible for Sales, Marketing, Business Development and Partners.

Goldbach has more than 30 years of experience in the high technology and security sectors, with the last 17 years building and managing highly successful sales teams. Goldbach previously served as Vice President of Sales and Channel at Websense, Inc., where he was responsible for 70 percent of the company’s overall revenue. Most recently, Goldbach has served as advisor for BrightCloud, Inc. (acquired by Webroot), as well as interim Vice President of Sales at Zscaler. Other key positions include Vice President of Sales at ScanSafe (acquired by Cisco), where he was responsible for triple digit growth and built the initial North American sales and channel teams, and Director of Sales at MRO (acquired by IBM) where he grew revenues 50 percent per year to $50 million from 1993 to 2001. Goldbach has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with a minor in Marketing from Boston College.

 

Roman Yudkin CTO

Roman Yudkin – Chief Technology Officer

Roman Yudkin is Chief Technology Officer at Confident Technologies. He is responsible for Research & Development, Engineering and general oversight of all corporate technical functions.

Yudkin has more than 25 years of hands-on leadership experience in high technology sector - architecting, building, and bringing to market complex enterprise software systems and professional services across multiple industries and international settings. Key positions in his career include VP of Engineering at Websense, Sr. VP and CTO at Pharmatica, COO at Mindport, VP of Software Development at Groupe Bull, and Director of Software Engineering at Bell Labs. Most recently, Yudkin served as CTO and co-founder of Affeo Inc. in Carlsbad, California. Yudkin's educational background includes a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Masters degree in Cognitive Science/Artificial Intelligence from the Rutgers University, New Jersey.

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