Morphlabs’ executive team brings decades of diverse business and technology experience as well as a proven record of entrepreneurial success. Its leaders guide an organization committed to produce innovative products and solutions to enable companies to experience cloud computing – faster, more reliably and with more flexibility.
Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Morphlabs
Winston Damarillo is a proven serial entrepreneur with a track record of building successful technology start-ups. His past entrepreneurial endeavors include several companies which Winston grew to profitability and subsequently sold to major IT players: Gluecode Software, an open source application infrastructure company which was acquired by IBM in 2005, Logicblaze, acquired by Iona Technologies in 2007, and Webtide, acquired by Intalio in 2009. Winston is also the chairman of the board of directors for Exist, an award-winning leader in enterprise software development, and MaestroDev, a collaborative software development automation company.
Prior to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Winston was among the highest performing venture capital professionals at Intel, having led the majority of his investments to either a successful IPO or a profitable corporate acquisition. In addition to leading Morphlabs, Winston is also involved in several organizations that are focused on combining the expertise of a broad range of thought leaders with advanced technology to drive global innovation and growth.
In 2011, Winston was selected as a Commissioner in the TechAmerica Foundation Commission on the Leadership Opportunity in the U.S. Deployment of the Cloud (CLOUD2)/State and Local Government (SLG), which will enable state and local governments to better serve their citizens by optimizing their use of cloud technologies and solutions.
As one of the prestigious Young Global Leader (YGL) honorees for 2010 and an active participant of the World Economic Forum, Winston is working with other leaders in business, government, academia and other disciplines to understand global challenges and trends and create a brighter future through the Open Cloud Initiative.
Winston is a trustee of the Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev), an organization committed to social development initiatives for Filipinos in the Philippines and around the world by developing programs and supporting partnership initiatives in science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Winston holds a B.S. in Industrial and Mechanical Engineering from the De La Salle University.
VP of Corporate Development
Yoram Heller is the VP of Corporate Development where he drives all partnerships and strategic alliances for Morphlabs. Yoram has spearheaded many partnerships for Morphlabs including Arista Networks, Citrix and Zend.
Throughout his career, Yoram has been passionate about disruptive technology and contributed to open source startups, including being employee number four after the founders at Webtide (acquired by Intalio).
Yoram graduated from NYU’s Stern School of Business with majors in International Business and Marketing with a focus on Technology.
VP of Product Strategies
Satoshi Konno is the vice president of product strategies for Morphlabs and is also the president of the Japanese operations. In his product strategy role, Satoshi is responsible for managing the product management, development and R&D for the mCloud products. As president and pioneer of Morphlabs Japan, he oversees operations and its client/partner engagements.
Prior to Morphlabs, Satoshi has worked as a venture capitalist and has been involved in cloud-related investments since 2006. Previously, Satoshi worked as a systems engineer planning and developing IT infrastructure for large scale networks and databases.
Satoshi has a undergraduate degree from Yokohama National University in Japan, and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.
Sr. Director of Technical Operations
Christopher Aedo oversees the technology and operations side of Morphlabs. In this position, he works with a globally distributed team of engineers managing the care and feeding of systems owned by the company and their affiliates. He also works directly with Morphlabs’ clients to help them gain the most benefit possible from their cloud solutions.
Prior to joining Morphlabs, Christopher held leadership positions directing TechOps and Information Technology for accounting, consulting and media companies. As a strong believer in automation, on a few occasions he has replaced open positions with well written shell scripts. He found his niche early in his career while helping a global accounting firm move their information systems from an IBM mainframe to a distributed network of Novell and SCO Unix servers. In other roles he has excelled at helping large and small organizations transition to new technology while avoiding as many risks and pitfalls as possible. He is currently focused on making it easy for technology groups to move their infrastructure and applications from bare-metal or virtualized servers into public and private clouds.
Sr. Director of Research and Development
Aimon Bustardo, as senior director for research and development, oversees the systems and support administration of various Morphlabs facilities distributed in the United States and Asia Pacific. He is managing the team of global systems administration engineers as well as support engineers.
Prior to Morphlabs, Aimon was director of tech operations for G2iX, and senior systems engineer for Simula Labs, DevZuz and LogicBlaze. His three-year experience with G2iX has led to reduction on IT operating costs to less than half, achieved through eliminating outsourced infrastructure solutions, increasing stability, implementing High Availability (HA) and Load Balancing (LB), and automating many previously manual tasks. He has also donated parts of an enterprise level application to the open source community while creating a custom internet portal to allow remote access of company resources.
Aimon graduated from Pierce College and Santa Monica College.
Sr. Director of Engineering
Hunter Nield heads the Development group at Morphlabs. He oversees a globally distributed team focusing on the development of Morphlabs’ software and contributions to the open source community.
Hunter’s background is quite diverse, starting his career in Interaction Design for a global media company. After spending a number of years running his own web development consultancy in Australia, he branched out into technology startups in Asia. He joined Morphlabs in 2010 to start a user experience design team in the company and recently expanded his role to oversee the development of the Morphlabs products.
Hunter holds a degree in Visual Arts from the University of Sydney.
Sr. Director of Channel Sales
George Telenko oversees sales operations and channel programs at Morphlabs.
George’s experience includes sales and marketing roles in both the public and private sectors with organizations such as FrontRange Solutions, Clegg Industries and the County of Los Angeles. As a marketing consultant, George assisted a variety of small and mid-sized businesses in the development and execution of key marketing initiatives.
George holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree in Advertising with a minor in Economics from the University of Missouri –– Columbia.