Val Popescu, CEO
Val is leading the multinational team at VirtualMetrix. Prior to that, Val was the founder and CEO of Metaflow Technologies (1988-1998) which pioneered the concept of “out-of-order” and speculative execution model adopted by most high-end processor designs, including Intel’s Pentium and ARM Cortex A9. He was awarded several patents and Metaflow was credited (see Microprocessor Report, April 1999) for its groundbreaking work.
Gary Gibson, CTO
Gary is responsible for the company’s technology and product development. As co-founder and VP Engineering at Metaflow, Gary led a team of engineers to design high-end microprocessors based on SPARC and x86 standards. Following Metaflow, Gary Gibson was Director of Engineering at Mindspeed where he led teams developing network processors and software. He has been awarded several patents in the area of computer architecture, operating systems and has new patents pending.
Octavian Oltu, VP Engineering
Octavian is responsible for managing the company's R&D and product teams. Prior to VirtualMetrix, he hold senior project and program management positions for the Telecom industry. He has more than 10 years of experience leading successful offshore programs with various blue-chip companies. Octavian holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Politehnica University, Bucharest and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania.