Mr. Sokol has more than 30 years of experience in the
information technology industry. He has been an active venture capital
investor for 9 years with JK&B Capital. Prior to joining JK&B, Mr.
Sokol held a number of senior management and technical positions at
Computer Associates International, Inc. (CA). These include Senior Vice
President and General Manager of Global Marketing, Senior Vice President
of Business Development and Senior Vice President of Advanced
Technology. Prior, Mr. Sokol was responsible for a number of
engineering development projects at CA.
Prior to CA, Mr. Sokol was co-founder of Realia, Inc., where he co-authored the Realia COBOL compiler, runtime and various utilities. In 1991, he sold his company to Pansophic Systems, Inc., which in turn was acquired by CA. Early in his career, Mr. Sokol was a software developer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
Mr. Sokol is widely recognized as an authority on Internet and infrastructure technologies, including enterprise management and information security as well as 3-D visualization. He testified before the U.S. Congress on the Year 2000 computer challenges, and addressed the United Nations on the challenges of managing global computing infrastructures. He also has spoken frequently at seminars for chief information officers on maximizing business value from information technology.