Jonathan Gael is the Chief Operations Officer, responsible for partner licensing, marketing, team building and fund raising. Prior to joining Ether2's founding team, Gael spent many years in enterprise sales and partnership development. Most recently, as Director of Major Accounts for Panda Software International, Gael built relationships with clients such as the Defense Contract Management Agency, the purchasing arm of the Department of Defense, and Los Angeles County Medical Center, the largest County hospital.
Earlier, Gael was a Senior Partner at the management consulting firm, Unfair Advantage, Inc. White at UAI, Gael worked with the senior partners of global law firms such as Pillsbury Winthrop, Coudert Brothers and Latham Watkins, building their internal programs for client development through relationship management programs. Gael also served as a Major Account Representative, winning President's Council Awards for being one of the company's top performers at both Nextel Communications and Teligent Communications.
As a proud Wildcat, Gael enjoys relationships with many University of Arizona Alumni, where he graduated with the degree, Bachelor of Science Business Administration. He also volunteers for the vocational training center, JVS, and he is active with the What a Pair Foundation for cancer research.
Today, based in Los Angeles, Gael and the Ether2 co-founders share a singular vision to become the premier networking company providing solutions for the high performance computing market.