Donna Grare, Vice President of Engineering
Donna Grare is the Vice President of Engineering and is directly responsible for managing the development, testing, and support for all PHD Virtual software products. With over 25 years of technical and managerial experience, Donna brings a wealth and depth of expertise in the core areas of virtualization, product development and consulting. She specializes in operational delivery, project management, team building, architecture design, development, and implementation of high quality, commercial software.
Prior to joining PHD Virtual, Donna was the VP of Engineering for AppZero, responsible for product development, product management, QA and support of this award winning application virtualization product. While at AppZero, Donna successfully directed the development of a cross-platform software product that supported Microsoft Windows (server and desktop platforms), Solaris, and Linux.
Before AppZero, Donna was the Managing Director and Partner at several technology firms. At Gotham Technology Group, Donna initiated and constructed the applications group, executing $1MM+ software implementations. Prior to that, Donna created Stratis Group, an award winning consultancy, which was subsequently acquired by Internosis (subsequently acquired by EMC), where Donna served as partner, designing, building and deploying applications and products for starts ups and fortune 100 companies. Before Stratis Group, Donna was a Managing Director for Micro Modeling (which later became Dell Plural).
Donna is both ITIL and PMI certified, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree of Mathematics from Stockton College.