Experience. Expertise. Innovation. Vision.
Meet the KINGSTAR leadership team.
Jeffrey D. Hibbard
Chief Executive Officer
The driving force behind the formation of IntervalZero, Jeff led the acquisition of the former Ardence embedded technology business from Citrix Systems in June 2008.
Jeff brought more than 20 years of executive management, corporate and product strategy, sales, marketing, and engineering expertise to IntervalZero, which has seen steady revenue and customer growth worldwide under his leadership.
GM, Europe, Middle East, Africa Region
With his deep understanding of RTX real-time software and nearly two decades of sales and technical experience in embedded and real-time systems, Fabrice is uniquely positioned to lead all IntervalZero sales, business/relationship development and channel management efforts in the EMEA region.
Based in the company’s Nice, France, EMEA headquarters, Fabrice manages IntervalZero’s most extensive network of channel Partners and business development resources, and travels extensively throughout the region to engage with Customers, Partners and strategic prospects in target markets.
Vice President, Sales (NA & APAC)
A highly experienced sales and marketing executive with a solid technical background, Brian has had more than two decades of success delivering technology solutions to the Fortune 1000 market through both direct and indirect sales channels.
Brian joined IntervalZero from Akonix Systems Inc., where as Vice President of Strategic Accounts he helped establish the company as a key player in the Unified Policy Management space on Wall Street. Prior to Akonix, Brian had been Vice President of Strategic Accounts at Jabber Inc.
Vice President, Product Management
Terri Hawker heads IntervalZero’s Product Management initiatives and chairs the company’s Development Committee (DevCom), which guides overall product development strategy and approves the roadmap for the company’s flagship hard real-time software products, RTX64 and RTX.
Terri establishes the product requirements for each release of RTX64 and RTX by carefully assessing market trends and forces; by considering customers’ product enhancement requests and their product feedback; and by consulting regularly with the customers’ senior leadership as well as sales and R&D executives. She shepherds the feature set through the agile product development process all the way through product delivery from engineering to manufacturing.
Vice President, Sales APAC
A successful sales and marketing executive in the Taiwan market for nearly 20 years, Alex joined IntervalZero in April 2014 from Kionix, Inc., a global MEMS inertial sensor manufacturer. Alex is responsible for IntervalZero’s sales and marketing initiatives in the APAC region and is based at our Taiwan headquarters.
At Kionix, he was Taiwan Country Manager and General Manager, with P&L responsibilities for the Taiwan market. He led all sales activities and developed both the strategy and infrastructure for growing the business.
Vice President of Engineering
For more than 25 years, Bryan has built and led teams that design, develop, and deliver commercially successful, high-quality, large-scale enterprise software applications.
Bryan joined IntervalZero in 2012 after six years with Ardence/Citrix Systems Inc. As Vice President of Engineering at Ardence, he headed product development, consulting services and support for the company’s enterprise business. After Citrix acquired Ardence in 2006 Bryan continued his engineering leadership responsibilities and spearheaded the successful integration of the Ardence Provisioning Services product into the Citrix XenDesktop flexcast suite. Prior to joining Ardence, Bryan was the Director of Product Development at both Ascential Software and Torrent Systems.
CTO, Vice President R&D
Daron has more than two decades of experience and expertise in embedded technology and real-time systems – from machine control to Human-Machine Interface development. He headed the embedded product and services group for Ardence, a Citrix Company prior to the formation of IntervalZero in 2008.
During his career at VenturCom/Ardence and as a customer before he joined the company, Daron was instrumental in the development and advancement of the company’s market-leading RTX real-time software. He provided technical knowledge and guidance that helped shape the earliest version of the product.
Mark Van Vranken
Chief Financial Officer
Mark has unparalleled expertise and experience in all financial and operational aspects of the embedded software business and was uniquely prepared to assume leadership of IntervalZero’s financial operations at the company’s inception in 2008.
Prior to joining IntervalZero, Mark had been a key member of the VenturCom/Ardence/Citrix finance team since 1999, and was deeply involved in everything from product pricing and product licensing, to the legal and financial intricacies related to dealing with a global customer base and world-wide channel Partners.
Director of Field Engineering, Motion Control
Jerry has over 25 years of experience developing high performance motion control and vision systems, as well as developing real time software to control automation equipment.
Prior to joining IntervalZero, Jerry was the Software Development Manager at Pitney Bowes, where he helped develop very large scale mailing and sorting machines. He was brought there in 1999 to help develop a purely software based motion control system. These systems used custom ethernet based servo amplifiers and could have over eighty servo motors on one machine.
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