The Viviota Executive Management Team is comprised of successful start-up and Fortune 1000 executives. Viviota is an equal opportunity employer and strives to support our customers worldwide and our local community.
Eric Newman, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Newman is a technology startup veteran with more than 25 years-experience building software products, teams, strategies and companies. A technology innovator, Eric has led new product introduction in the data management, predictive analytics and edge computing markets. He has led dramatic growth early-stage and mid-sized companies by unifying product and marketing strategies, along with implementing scalable marketing and sales processes. Eric comes to Viviota from Clockwork Solutions where he held the position of President and CEO. He holds a BA from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
Barry Hutt, Chief Revenue Officer
Darren Schmidt, Chief Technology OfficerMr. Schmidt has over 25 years bringing to market innovative products for engineers, especially, extreme customer applications where live data meets big data analytics. He is recognized for making numerous advances in the field of real-time analytics where online control and offline simulation play critical roles. Darren is the architect, designer and developer of the largest real-time numerical simulator for high-speed acquisition, computation and control. Darren comes to Viviota from NI. He is a contributor to 18 patents, and holds dual BA degrees in Pure Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Iowa. Darren has completed graduate studies in Computer Science from the University of Iowa.
Pete Zogas, Senior Vice President of Business Development
Justin Young, Ph.D., Chief Architect
Patricia Friar, Sr. Director of MarketingMs. Friar has over 25 years-experience as a marketing executive developing and directing GTM strategies and leading marketing organizations for venture-backed start-ups and midsize software companies. She has been active in bringing 11 early-stage software and storage companies to market and rebranded four turn-arounds, resulting in six successful acquisitions and one IPO. Prior to Viviota, Patricia was Managing Partner at The Compass Group, where she led business and marketing consulting. Patricia holds an AB in Archaeology from Cornell University and an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.