Tim Nufire has been a dynamic engineering leader in organizations that range from four to 40,000 employees during his 15 plus years in Silicon Valley. He was director or vice president of engineering at three successful startups acquired by SonicWALL, Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO), and Thomson Corporation (NYSE:TRI; TSE:TR). As vice president of engineering at Thomson Corporation, he drove process innovations to ensure rapid, high-quality development. His accomplishments at MailFrontier, SearchFox, and Aplia include building technical teams sizing from five people to 30; developing a large-scale, highly available web service that processed 2 million transactions per day; and developing innovative "Web 2.0" technologies. Previously, Tim managed Excite Inbox and its 6 million users and held senior engineering positions at Apple, Adobe, and others. He graduated with Highest Distinction from the University of Kansas with a B.S. in mathematics and an emphasis in physics.