Adam has over 25 years of experience in the high technology industry, in engineering, executive management and as an entrepreneur.
Adam is co-founder and senior vice president of engineering at Centrify, where he oversees all engineering activities. Under his leadership, Centrify has built an award-winning suite of security solutions.
Prior to Centrify, Adam founded Netreon, a storage management company acquired by CA Technologies, and Auco, a networking company acquired by Peerless Systems Corporation. In addition to his entrepreneurial achievements, Adam has held senior positions at CA Technologies and Novell.
He holds a BSEE degree from the University of Hong Kong and an MS degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Adam Au is a Founder/Senior Vice President of Engineering at Centrify, where he oversees all engineering activities. Before joining Centrify, Au was a Divisional Vice President of Computer Associates' BrightStor Brand Unit. Prior to CA, Mr. Au founded Netreon, a private storage management company acquired by Computer Associates, and Auco, a private embedded networking company acquired by Peerless System Corporation (PRLS). Previously, he was Group Director of the Corporate Technology Office at Novell, Inc., where he was responsible for overseeing the companywide development process and resolving corporate engineering problems. During his nine-year career at Novell, Au also worked as Group Director of Enterprise Systems, where he was responsible for developing Novell's SNA products, growing the engineering organization from 16 to 140 people and associated revenues from $6 million to over $100 million. Au holds a BSEE degree from the University of Hong Kong and a MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Specialties: Enterprise Software Development - Over 20 years in startup experience as founder of 3 successful private companies. - Successful track record of managing multi-sites organizations. - Experience in managing technical support of Fortune 50 Enterprise customers - M&A experience - Broad experience in networking, security, storage, imaging and web technologies.