Walter Keller is Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer for Global Caché, a leading manufacturer of innovative networking and connectivity products that serves the control and automation markets around the world. He founded Global Caché in 2002 with the idea that control and automation systems should be scalable, easily integrated, and affordable to all. Under Walter’s leadership, Global Caché has delivered on that idea with over 100,000 devices deployed and installed around the globe.
With over 25 years as a Silicon Valley executive, Walter Keller has extensive leadership and business experience. Prior to founding Global Caché, he founded GraphOn Corporation, an infrastructure software company listed on the NASDAQ, where he served as President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Throughout his career, Walter has facilitated mergers and acquisitions, raised venture capital, and taken a company public. His history as a visionary leader and key architect of hardware and software technology has helped him gain extensive professional experience in executive staff, senior level management, sales and engineering positions in businesses such as United Technologies and Honeywell. Walter is an honorary member of the Society of Professional Engineers, and holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University in California.
Robin Ford is a co-founder and Vice President of Business Development at Global Caché. She has more than 35 years’ experience in high tech sales, marketing, and business development involving enterprise software, residential, and commercial control and automation, and display technologies. With leadership roles in strategic partnering, joint ventures, and market positioning, she is responsible for Global Caché’s strategic road map and product positioning. Previously, Robin worked with GraphOn Corporation in Silicon Valley. Not only did she hold the positions of Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Executive Vice President of Investor Relations, and a seat on the Board of Directors, but she was also responsible for directing activities related to going public and the company’s listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market. Robin has participated as an expert on panels and presentations at various industry functions including Parks Associates events, Continental Automated Building Assoc. (CABA) Forum, Consumer Electronics Association (CES), and other trade events. Ms. Ford sits on the Board for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) TechHome Division.
Rusty Keller is Marketing Director at Global Caché. She has more than 20 years of management experience in marketing, creative services, and customer support, as well as extensive experience in public relations and corporate communications. Prior to joining Global Caché, Rusty was President and Founder of JOLT marketing, a full service marketing agency producing high quality marketing materials which included the development and design of online content, customer and investor collateral, annual reports, technical documentation, and public relations literature. She has extensive experience in marketing for many software and media organizations, including GraphOn Corporation, Knight-Ridder, Boole and Babbage, Elan Software, and was co-founder and Vice President at Syber Sonic, Inc.