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Founded in 2015 by Cisco executives that defined a new computing paradigm – “Fog Computing”, known today as “Edge Computing” – Nebbiolo’s products apply these technologies at scale in the Industrial Automation domain.

An Edge Software Platform for Real-time, Distributed Computing

Edge Application Virtualization and Workload Consolidation – Data capture from any device, processed at the edge

Edge streaming analytics – Programless Data Pipeline tools

  • Data stream cleansing and transformation with edge and cloud processing
  • AI / ML functions to “drag and drop build” and deploy and visualize streaming analytics applications
  • Open – Extensible (APIs) to 3rd party AI / ML applications

Centralized management and orchestration for compute, storage, networking, analytics and security – OnPrem and OnCloud

Device to cloud, patented industrial security – Zoning, IPS, device data ownership and digital rights management

Runs on certified third-party hardware ranging from Intel ATOM class to Intel Xeon CPUs

Why Nebbiolo? … Most Complete Edge Software Platform for Industrial Automation

Simplifies and accelerates real-time analytics from concept to deployment in days; open and extensible to 3rd party analytics applications

Hardware, workload consolidation and labor cost savings range between 30% to 50%

ROI in under 24 months

Small platform footprint – Designed for IOT, with real-time distributed and federated edge computing – reduces cloud data transport costs by 32%, depending on workflow

Enables real-time decision making at the edge; modernizes security and drives overall ROI


Chandra Joshi

Chandra is a serial entrepreneur and technologist with deep experience in networking technologies, high-end computer systems, microprocessors and supercomputers. Chandra co-founded StratumOne Communications that was later acquired by Cisco Systems. During his 12+ years at Cisco, he managed the development of line cards, ASICS & network processors that powered Cisco’s $10B+ routing and switching product lines. Prior to Cisco, he was a lead engineer that developed the first 4-way superscalar microprocessor at Silicon Graphics/MIPS Technologies. He holds a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.

Kannan Devarajan

Founder/VP Engineering
Prior to founding Nebbiolo Technologies, Kannan was a Principal Engineer at Cisco Systems in the High End Router Group. He has 25+ years of experience in hardware system and ASIC design, CPU architecture and design, and software architecture and design at Cisco Systems, StratumOne, Zeitnet, Sun Microsystems and C-DOT, India. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India.

Gary Mendel

VP WW Sales & Business Development
Gary Mendel brings over 25 years leading global sales and business development teams, selling complex enterprise software solutions at startup and multi-billion companies. He has scaled three mid-size companies - one from zero to $200M and two by over $30M with two successful exits. Gary has held VP and Director level positions at Sybase, Macromedia, Sprint PCS, Airtouch and several start-ups. He holds an MBA from Baylor University along with a BS degree in Marketing from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Diego Marchioni

Diego is an early stage finance expert with more than twenty years of experience as CFO for growth-stage organizations. His background includes McKinsey, Venture Capital, COO/CFO of investors backed organizations and many years as fractional CFO for growing organizations in the silicon valley. Over the last ten years Diego has been instrumental in a multitude of financing and exit transaction both buy-side working alongside founders and entrepreneurs, and sell side working with investors. Diego holds a MSc. in theoretical physics and an MBA from University of Bologna, Italy.

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