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Derek Collison


Mr. Derek Collison is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer at Synadia Communications. He Founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Apcera. An industry veteran and pioneer in large-scale distributed systems and enterprise computing, he has held executive positions at TIBCO Software, Google, and VMware. At TIBCO, he designed and implemented a wide range of messaging products, including Rendezvous and EMS. As TIBCO's SVP and Chief Architect, he led technical and strategic product direction and delivery. He co-founded the AJAX APIs group at Google and went on to VMware to design and architect the industry's first open PaaS, Cloud Foundry. With numerous software patents and frequent speaking engagements, he is a recognized leader in distributed systems design and architecture as well as emerging cloud platforms. He holds Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from University of Maryland.

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 1420 Laurel Way
  • Beverly Hills, CA 90210
  • United States

Derek Collison Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Vicarious 07-Jun-2017 Later Stage VC 0000 Other Information Technology Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
0000000 11-Aug-2016 00000 00000 000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
00000000 17-May-2013 0000 00000 Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
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Derek Collison Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Derek Collison Angel Investor 0 Beverly Hills, CA