SAN MATEO, Calif. – January 21, 2015 – Guavus, Inc., a leading provider of big data analytics solutions for operational intelligence and the Internet of Things, today announced that Mike LaJoie, former executive vice president and chief technology officer of Time Warner Cable (TWC), has joined Guavus’ board of directors and will serve as chairman of the board. LaJoie joins Guavus’ board as the company experiences high growth and expands globally to meet demand for its solutions that enable businesses to take advantage of their data assets to grow revenue, reduce operating costs and deliver enhanced customer experiences.
“Guavus has become a trusted partner to the world’s largest communications companies that are looking to transition to being data-driven enterprises,” commented LaJoie. “Guavus has demonstrated great innovation and I look forward to contributing to its continued success as a member of the Guavus board.”
“We are extremely honored that Mike will be contributing to the vision and direction of Guavus at a time when data is becoming increasingly strategic to the future growth and operating success for our customers,” said Anukool Lakhina, Guavus CEO and Founder. “Mike’s extensive management experience and proven operational expertise makes him a valuable addition to our board as we continue to grow and deliver a range of big data solutions that provide significant value to customers globally.”
Prior to his recent position as TWC’s EVP and CTO, a position he assumed in January 2004, LaJoie was the EVP of advanced technology, and served in the same capacity for TWC’s Entertainment division (TWE). Among other posts during his career at Time Warner, he was VP of corporate development of TWE from 1998, and president of TWE’s broadband applications development group, starting in 1996.
LaJoie has served on the boards of directors of several organizations, including the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), SCTE Foundation and Beaumaris Networks. In 2011, he was named to the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Guavus solves the world’s most complex data problems for the world’s most data-intensive companies. Proven across Fortune 500 enterprises, Guavus provides the only operational intelligence platform that delivers an end-to-end, real-time view across business operations. The Guavus Reflex® Operational Intelligence Platform correlates and analyzes massive petabytes of streaming and stored business, operational and sensor data from multiple, disparate source systems in real-time. The resulting “live” operational analytics are fed into a new generation of analytically-powered applications to address specific business problems for network, marketing, customer care, security and the Internet of Things. These solutions, which can be embedded into automated workflows and business processes, make our customers more agile, competitive and profitable by transforming them into real-time, data driven enterprises.