Optumsoft is a private company commercializing technology based on research done by Stanford University professor David R. Cheriton.
Professor Cheriton is a noted Silicon Valley entrepreneur and head of the Distributed Systems Group in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University. Professor Cheriton co-founded Kealia (acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2004) and Granite Systems (acquired by Cisco in 1996). He was also an early investor in Google. Professor Cheriton was presented with the SIGCOMM Lifetime Achievement award by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) "...for his contributions in data networking and systems, and for his keen talent for questioning the assumptions behind all our work." Professor Cheriton is ranked 4th on the Forbes Midas List, a ranking of the best dealmakers in technology venture capital published yearly by Forbes Magazine. He is the founder of Optumsoft, as well as principal architect of our technology.