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Wheel InnovationZ, Inc

We deliver Next-Gen App Delivery Platform (NG-ADP) for end-to-end mobile & cloud apps security to address Enterprise BYOD and BYOS needs.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Austin, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2011
  • Employees 11
  • Website wheelinnovationz.com

Company Summary

Wheel InnovationZ, builds a Next-Gen Application Delivery Platform (NG-ADP) to deliver end-to-end security for mobile apps connecting to cloud services - addressing BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device) and BYOS (Bring-Your-Own-Service) for enterprise customers. The company developed a patent-pending "secure proxy cache + wrapper" technology for securing native mobile & custom apps - both online/offline. Beta customers include FinServ, Gov and Retail.

Team

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    Srini Gurrapu
    Founder & CEO

    Srini ran product management and strategic alliances several industry leading networking, security and virtualization companies such as Neoteris (acquired by Juniper), BlueCoat (IPO), RingCube (acquired by Citrix), FaceTime (now Actiance) and Virtual Bridges (KVM based VDI startup).

    Srini also served as EIR (Entrepreneur-In-Residence) at Austin Ventures.

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    Roy Shamir
    Co-Founder & VP, Engineering

    Roy is a deep security guru with experience in building engineering teams and market leading products such as Checkpoint Firewall, Permeo SSL VPN (acquired by BlueCoat), BlueCoat WAN Optimization Clients and Virtual Bridges VDI solutions.

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    Harry Labana
    Advisory Board

    Harry has distinguished experience as a CTO and IT thought leader in building top-performing product and R&D teams to build market leading solutions, with responsibilities in developing strategy, product roadmaps, go to market plans, M & A, business plans, engineering plans and product launches. Demonstrated success in driving growth in public companies with $1B+ portfolios, rapidly growing private companies and leading complex IT programs.

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    Joel Trammell
    Executive Chairman

    Joel is a successful entrepreneur, industry veteran, and investor. Joel previously built NetQOS and sold to CA. Most recently, Joel also built a SSD based storage company which was sold to NetApp. Joel currently is the Managing Partner of the Lonestar Technology Group that incubates early stage and growth stage private equity companies.

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    David Dolmanet
    CFO (part-time)

    David is a successful entrepreneur and business leader in corporate and operational finance for several successful startups such as CacheIQ and big corporations such asTexas Instruments and Freescale. David co-founded CacheIQ, a SSD based storage virtualization company that was recenly sold to NetApp.

Advisors

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    Alan Bickerstaff, Andrews & Kurth
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Holtzmann Partners
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Joel Trammell, p180 Investments
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    Clearcube Technologies and VDIworks, Inc
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    Sujatha Gurrapu, Friends & Family
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