Summary

James R. Bergsten

 

5025 Sleepy Hollow Road

Cameron Park, CA 95682-9695

(530) 672-1415

 

jim@thebergstens.com

 http://www.thebergstens.com/resume


Conceived, developed, and marketed many commercial products

XMENU – 1981 – “Windows for mainframes” – Multiple ICP award winner --
     in continuous use for over 20 years

KPROBE – 1982 – Post-mortem system “crash” analysis tool – ICP award winner

XDEBUG – 1983 – “Visual Studio for mainframes”

SQLEXEC – 1984 – SQL database interface for IBM VM systems

SQLMENU – 1985 – SQL database interactive forms designer

K3101 – 1982 – Serial terminal to mainframe terminal protocol converter

KDES – 1982 – Mainframe Data Encryption Standard utilities

CacheXchange – 1991 – Mainframe remote mirroring system

ARK – 1997 – Open systems advanced storage controller

ContinuStor Director – 2000 – Open systems remote data mirroring appliance

Ark Systems OS, Storage Middleware, Appliance – 2008-2014

ADS1000, NVMe host interface and enclosure – 2014-2017

 

Architect and Primary Developer of three Real-time Operating Systems

PDP-11-based graphics system for NASA satellite imagery – 1975

IBM 370-based caching storage controller – 1991

Intel x86-based advanced storage controller – Ark Real Time System – 1995, 2005

 

Sole Inventor of thirteen “crown-jewel” U.S. Patents

 

Over forty years of in-depth knowledge of all aspects of computer technology

Founder and CEO of two successful companies

Kolinar Corporation – 1981 – Mainframe software development tools – Acquired 1988

Ark Research Corporation – 1995 – Open systems storage products – Acquired 2000

 

Extensive experience in all aspects of start-up development

Served on Boards of Directors and Executive Staff

Wrote business plans and raised funding

Engineered all aspects of setting up companies (incorporation, staffing,
     real estate, insurance, accounting, audits, taxes, IT, networking, internet, payroll,
     401K, option plans, legal, budgeting, cash flow, real estate)

Negotiated acquisition and sale of two companies

 

Executive and Management positions

Amdahl – 1977-1981

Kolinar / VM Systems Group – 1981-1991

Andor Systems – 1991-1995

Ark Research / LSI Logic Storage Systems – 1995-2005
Ark Systems Corp. / TraxRx Corporation / Cthia Productions – 2005-present

Aperion Data Systems – 2014-present

 

Author of several books, product documentation, white papers, and articles


Excellent speaker – have presented to many audiences of all sizes

 

Member of IEEE, ACM, and AES, listed in Marquis Who’s Who -- Science and Technology
     2002-2012, America 2001-2012, The World 2002-2012 – CISSP, CBCP, SNIA, AF6FO, CERT