Sharon Barkai - Profile
Sharon Barkai - Co-founder of ConteXtream
Sharon Barkai conceived of and began ConteXtream in 2006 after a career spent founding and managing highly successful technology companies. Before ConteXtream, he was Founder & CEO of Xeround Systems, which, by virtue of its innovative map-reduce approach to performance and scalability, is a leader in the rapidly growing Database as a Service (DBaaS) market. Prior to Xeround, Sharon was Founder and CEO of Sheer Networks. Sheer Networks developed a highly successful control & management plane for Consumer Broadband networks which was adopted by Tier 1 Operators worldwide. Cisco Systems bought Sheer Networks in 2005. Sharon began his career in Engineering, rising to Director of Engineering at 3Com.
Mr. Barkai received his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Hebrew University, and an MSc from Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science.