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Ford is an accomplished executive and entrepreneur with achievements in executive management, strategic business development and capital formation, marketing, professional services and product development initiatives across enterprise and on-demand software businesses. Ford co-founded Cloud9 Analytics (formerly Certive Corporation) in 1999, a SaaS Sales Analytics company with the industry's first truly on-demand analytics platform. He was CEO and co-founder of Relevance Technologies, an Internet technology semantic search startup, which was acquired by Documentum in 1998. From 1992-1995, Ford served as CEO of CE Software, a publicly traded software company best known for QuickMail, the leading email solution for the Macintosh. Before joining CE Software, he worked with Informix Software from 1988-1992, where as Vice President of America's Sales he managed hundreds of employees and was responsible for more than $150 million in revenue. He began his career with Arthur Andersen Consulting/Accenture. He holds a BSE in Civil Engineering from Princeton University with an emphasis in Architecture. Ford is a member of the 2000 class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute.

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Ford is an accomplished executive and entrepreneur with achievements in executive management, strategic business development and capital formation, marketing, professional services and product development initiatives across enterprise and on-demand software businesses. Ford co-founded Cloud9 Analytics (formerly Certive Corporation) in 1999, a SaaS Sales Analytics company with the industry's first truly on-demand analytics platform.

He was CEO and co-founder of Relevance Technologies, an Internet technology semantic search startup, which was acquired by Documentum in 1998. From 1992-1995, Ford served as CEO of CE Software, a publicly traded software company best known for QuickMail, the leading email solution for the Macintosh. Before joining CE Software, he worked with Informix Software from 1988-1992, where as Vice President of America's Sales he managed hundreds of employees and was responsible for more than $150 million in revenue. He began his career with Arthur Andersen Consulting/Accenture.

He holds a BSE in Civil Engineering from Princeton University with an emphasis in Architecture. Ford is a member of the 2000 class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute.
 

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