ALAN HAMBROOK - Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
Alan started his first software company in 1981 and since then has founded, built and run a number of successful, multi-national software companies specializing in complex, packaged software products. He co-founded the Dodge Group in 1991, followed by the banking systems and analytics company Aleri Inc in 1998 where he was CEO and Chairman until 2004 (Aleri is a CEP company acquired by Sybase).
Alan is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Zoral. He is also Chairman of aiHIit Limited (AI/ML based unstructured data categorization); former Chairman of Future Route Limited (Inductive Logic Programming and behavioral analytics); former non-executive director of Prevx Limited (behavioral malware detection); former Chairman at Packet Exchange Limited (global Ethernet data transmission).
Alan has extensive and successful experience in financing, developing and selling software companies. He also has experience with company acquisitions and leveraged buy outs (LBO) and has an extensive network of contacts in the VC, Banking and analytics (academic and research) communities.
ERIC SANDLER - President, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer
Eric Sandler has over 20 years of experience in roles spanning all areas of information technology from senior and middle management, to technology and enterprise data architecture, design, development, and implementation of leading edge commercial packaged software.
He has extensive knowledge of software development, data management, quality assurance and project management methodologies, advanced database architectural concepts, database and operating systems internals, compiler design techniques, as well as a broad and deep knowledge of artificial intelligence, business intelligence tools, ETL tools, and real-time data warehousing environments.
Eric is a graduate of New York University with degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics. He is an author of a number of papers in the field of vector processing and distributed, real-time computing. He spent a significant part of his career on Wall St. and has deep expertise in finance focusing on all aspects of enterprise risk management.
Eric is the President and Co-founder of Zoral Group, Board Member of Returnil and aiHit Limited, former CTO, co-founder and board member of Aleri inc., non-exec director of Soflow Inc, part of technical advisory board of Future Route, and former head of UBS Credit Risk Management.
GREG GRIMER – Head of Sales
Greg is a uber-networked software sales expert with many high-level relationships in both the financial services companies and the large technology and software vendors who serve them. He is both a Connector and a Maven in the terminology of Malcolm Gladwell. After 4 successful years running sales for SunGard in Asia Pacific, he started his own firm Elicit Intelligence, which specializes in finding and qualifying seven figure sales opportunities for technology vendors as well as improving their sales and marketing workflow through the re-think of CRM and outbound sales efforts.
Greg has worked with Zoral Labs for a number of years as well as several of our portfolio companies.