Lance is currently VP of Engineering at Certeon, Inc. a technology leading WAN Optimization vendor. As an industry veteran, Lance brings a wealth of expertise in guiding software companies to success, most recently as President and CEO of IntelliReach. Prior to IntelliReach, Lance was President and CEO of Authentica, Inc., a leading provider of solutions for enterprise digital rights management. Before Authentica, Lance served as General Manager of Axent Technologies’ Network Security Business Unit after Raptor’s merger with Axent.
At Raptor, Lance served in several executive capacities including Senior Vice President of Engineering and Vice President of Product Marketing. Before joining Raptor, Lance was the Eastern Area Director of Sales for Veritas, starting as Veritas’ first sales person on the east coast. Prior to Veritas, Lance held various management positions in engineering, sales and marketing for Convex, Tandem, and Data General.
Lance graduated magna cum laude from Hofstra University with a B.S. in Computer Science, entered the Masters Degree program at Columbia University and later transferred to New York University as a doctoral candidate in Computer Applications and Information Science. Lance is a member of the Advisory Board of Olin College’s Foundry Program assisting aspiring entrepreneurs.