Theo excels at developing elegant solutions to complicated problems as well as applying emerging technologies to solve everyday problems. As a hands-on executive of the company, he applies his experience and ingenuity to deliver innovative solutions to OmniTI clients.
A widely respected industry thought leader, Theo is the author of Scalable Internet Architectures (Sams) and has racked up more than one hundred speaking engagements at conferences worldwide. He was also the principal architect of the Momentum MTA, which is now the flagship product of OmniTI's sister company, Message Systems. Born from Theo's vision and technical wisdom, this innovation is transforming the email software spectrum.
Theo is a computer scientist in every respect. After earning undergraduate and graduate degrees from Johns Hopkins University in computer science with a focus on graphics and randomized algorithms in distributed systems, he went on to research resource allocation techniques in distributed systems during four years of post-graduate work. Theo is a member of the IEEE and a senior member of the ACM. He serves on the editoral board of the ACM's Queue Magazine and on the ACM professions board.
In addition to being an engineer, Theo is a serial entrepreneur having founded several successful dot com startups including Message Systems, Fontdeck, and Circonus.