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Rivet Networks is a technology and products company focused on creating the best possible networking experience for users. Rivet offers a mix of hardware, software, and cloud based technologies to deliver powerful and intuitive solutions. Through our Killer™ line of networking products, Rivet Networks delivers unprecedented speed, intelligence, and control for gamers and performance users alike. In addition to Killer, the team at Rivet Networks works with a variety of companies on connectivity and cloud products that enable customers to reduce their time to market and provide meaningful differentiation.

The networking world continues to get more complicated and the amount of traffic/congestion on networks around the world has never been higher. The team at Rivet Networks has been dedicated to developing the best networking solutions to these network problems for over 12 years. Rivet Networks has the products, the team and the technology to not only address these problems, but to deliver world class solutions that are both powerful and easy to use.

Michael Cubbage is co-Founder and co-CEO of Rivet Networks. Mike focuses on the long term strategy of Rivet Networks as well as directly overseeing product management, sales, and the business functions inside of Rivet Networks. Mike co-founded, raised capital, and was a key member of the executive team at Bigfoot Networks until it was acquired by Qualcomm in 2011. Mike then worked at Qualcomm until 2014 as the Director of Product Management for Qualcomm’s smart gateway initiative and Killer™product line. He received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and M.B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin.

Wayne Dunlap is co-Founder and co-CEO of Rivet Networks. Wayne is an innovator and leader with a long history of inventing and developing products. He was the person behind the concept and led the development of Killer Wireless and Killer LOM. Wayne was formerly the CTO, Video Division of Polycom Inc. and the CTO and VP of Engineering at Bigfoot Networks. Most recently, Wayne was the Chief Technologist, Intelligent Gateways at Qualcomm and led the Smart Gateway and Killer™development teams. Wayne has a BA from The University of Pennsylvania and an MS from Boston University. He has been leading product development teams for over 20 years and has 6 patents.

Bob Grim is the CMO and Vice President of Business Development of Rivet Networks.  An original founder and key member of the executive team at Bigfoot Networks, Bob has over 20 years experience marketing and selling hi-tech products in the computing industry.   Prior to joining Rivet Networks, Bob led several sales and marketing teams at AMD to launch products targeted at the mainstream and gaming markets.   Bob has a B.S. from Texas Christian University and an M.B.A. from the University of Texas.