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Accipiter Systems, Inc.

Accipiter Systems is developing FabricZero, the first photonic fabric for the post electronic networking data center era.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Networking and Equipment
  • Location Wexford, PA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2002
  • Employees 9
  • Website

Company Summary

Accipiter Systems specializes in the development of next generation data communications systems for custom military and commercial applications, delivering "Bigger Pipes for Big Data"TM. Accipiter Systems is providing differentiating communications expertise to Government agencies, Department of Defense contractors and commercial companies.


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    Daniel Michael Flynn
    President & CEO

    Dan Flynn is President/CEO and co-founder of Accipiter Systems where he is involved in team and culture building, business development, identifying IP for commercialization, strategic process execution, fundraising, managing cash flow, sustaining profits and productization. He has over 24 years of entrepreneurial and industry experience building, leading and managing teams and seeing innovative product through all critical life cycle phases and

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    Eric John Helmsen
    VP, Engineering

    Eric Helmsen is Engineering Vice President and co-founder of Accipiter Systems. Eric brings over 15 years of industry networking experience to Accipiter Systems. Prior to co-founding Accipiter, Eric worked as a Principal Engineer and Engineering Product Manager at FORE Systems/Marconi, where he led hardware, software, and diagnostics engineers in the architecture of a 20 Gbps hybrid ATM and Ethernet switch using network processors. Eric’s engi

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    David Markham Drury

    David Drury has over 30 years experience in creating and growing new businesses, and at present is CTO at Accipiter Systems. David joined Fore Systems (now Marconi) in 1991 as European General Manager to create their European operation and grew that business from start to over $150M per annum in six years. He moved to the US as VP of Marketing for FORE and oversaw a period in which the company regained strong growth and market visibility. Most re

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    Adam Boone
    VP, Marketing

    Adam Boone is Vice President of Marketing for Accipiter Systems, where he leads marketing, demand generation, and product marketing initiatives. Boone brings more than 20 years of experience in marketing, communications, strategy, media, and start-up success to Accipiter. He joined the company after serving as Vice President of Marketing and Product Management for Sipera Systems, a worldwide leader in networking devices and communications secur


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    Reed Smith LLP
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    Brunner, Blackstone & Associates LLC

Previous Investors

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    Quintech Electronics & Communications
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    Innovation Works
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    Angel Investors