Manny Tayas is Area Vice President responsible for Acquia's Enterprise Eastearn US business. He has over 15 years of high tech software sales experience at both start-up and large public companies selling to Fortune 1000 and Public Sector. Manny joined Acquia in 2014 to help grow the Enterprise business building a team covering the Eastern US. He started his career as a founding Engineer at a Boston-based contact center start-up before cutting his teeth in sales at Systinet which was acquired by Mercury Interactive and subsequently Hewlett-Packard (HP). Manny spent 8 years at HP Software growing their Application Lifecycle Management and IT Operations Management business in increasing sales leadership roles as a member of their Public Sector management team with responsibility for their Federal Civilian business. Manny graduated form Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and currently resides in Fairfax, VA.