James Brear, CEO, Zycada
James Brear has proven experience driving high-growth startups to successful outcomes. Prior to joining Zycada, James was CEO of Veriflow which was sold to VMWare in August 2019. Veriflow was launched in 2016 and quickly gained recognition as pioneers of Intent-Based Networking. Accolades include being named Gartner’s Cool Vendor, RSA Innovation Sandbox finalist, SC magazine Innovation award, Frost & Sullivan’s Top 10 to watch, Information Week’s vendors to watch and winner of Barclay’s innovation challenge.
Previously, James was the Chief Executive Officer at Procera (NASDAQ:PKT) until its successful acquisition by Francisco Partners in August 2015. At Procera, James grew annual revenues in excess of 1100% in less than six years.
Zycada empowers the fastest online shopping experience by leveraging the power and scale of bot technology. Zycada bots anticipate user interactions, working ahead of them as a personal concierge – dramatically enhancing the shopper’s experience and increasing online retail revenues. Zycada is backed by Khosla Ventures, Cervin Ventures and Nordic Eye Venture Capital.