Abe Kleinfeld, President and CEO, GridGain Systems" text="In the past three decades Abe Kleinfeld has led several companies through successful liquidity events including three mergers and two IPOs. Kleinfeld currently serves as President and CEO of GridGain, developer of the leading open source in-memory computing platform, based on Apache Ignite. Since joining GridGain in 2013, the company has averaged triple-digit annual sales growth and been ranked the second fastest growing private company in Silicon Valley. Before GridGain, he was CEO of nCircle, a network security company he led through 10 consecutive years of growth and its acquisition by Tripwire in 2013. Mr. Kleinfeld began his career as a software engineer with Raytheon Data Systems, and later held marketing and sales positions at Wang Laboratories and Oracle Corporation. He holds a B.A. degree in Computer Science from SUNY-Oswego.