Alex Berlin, CloudLink President & CEO since founding the company is a successful business leader with a proven track record in developing and monetizing innovative networking, virtualization and security products. Prior to CloudLink (formerly known as AFORE), Alex held a number of senior management and executive roles with high tech companies in both Canada in Europe including Marconi Communications, Nortel Networks and Telrad Networks. Alex was a co-founder of Ambercore Software Inc. (big data analytics), where he served as a Chairman from 2004 to 2007 and played a key role in initial product incubation and securing Angel and VC rounds of funding.
Misha Nossik is a successful serial entrepreneur and a recognized technology leader. He joined CloudLink (formerly known as AFORE) as a CTO with primary responsibility for the Cloud Computing and Virtualization products. Prior to AFORE Misha served as EVP and Chief Strategy Officer of SIMtone, a pioneering cloud computing company focused on desktop virtualization. His responsibilities included running the Canadian subsidiary of the company, development of consumer and enterprise cloud-hosted services and bringing a family of SIMtone embedded products to the market. He joined SIMtone through its acquisition of Thintropy (company he founded in 2004).
Prior to Simtone, Mr. Nossik spent two years with IDT Inc., following its acquisition of Solidum, a fabless semiconductor network processing pioneer he co-founded in 1997. During his tenure at IDT, Misha was the Chairman of the Network Processing Forum (NPF), the industry special interests group, promoting the standardization and use of Network Processors. At Solidum he served as CEO and later EVP, creating the vision for Network Processing architecture, playing key roles in product definition and in raising of over $24M of VC funding.
Misha’s experience also includes R&D and product management positions with Skystone (acquired by Cisco), Timestep (acquired by Newbridge/Alcatel), Gandalf Technologies, RAD Data Communications and the Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Misha holds a MSc in Applied Mathematics from M.I.I.T. University in Moscow.
As CFO, Craig oversees all finance, accounting, human resources and administrative matters at CloudLink. Prior to joining CloudLink (formerly known as AFORE), Craig held senior finance and controller roles at Alcatel, ActivCard, and WorldHeart.
Craig is a Chartered Accountant, 2011 Forty Under Forty Winner and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from The University of Ottawa.