President – CEO
Richard Graham is the CEO of CodeMettle, a leading network service management and provisioning company focused on providing software solutions that simplify management of revenue-generating and mission-critical networks. Richard leads the CodeMettle mission to unify network and service management and provisioning for the most diverse and complex networks in the world.
Richard has over 30 years of experience in technology and the network management industry. He founded CodeMettle in 2009 with the most experienced technical team in the industry and the acquisition of an established service organization. Prior to CodeMettle, Richard founded and built the world’s leading network management company for complex networks, ILC, and led it for 14 years as its MaxView product grew to a leading position before its sale in late 2006. Prior to ILC, Richard managed the design, development, and integration of free-space radiating radar environment simulators. Today, CodeMettle’s network service and provisioning products are deployed in media and telecommunications companies, federal government, cloud service providers and service providers worldwide.
Richard holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also serves on the board of directors of Digitel, a leading provider of integrated voice, data and wireless communications.
CTO – Chief Architect
As the Chief Technical Officer and Chief Architect of CodeMettle, Cliff Ford provides the technical leadership to the development of the CodeMettle software platform. Cliff became CTO of CodeMettle through the merger with Perfected Networks, the company he founded as a software services company for customers in the broadcast industry. At Perfected Networks, Cliff led a team of engineers to provide technological solutions for Engineering and Operations groups responsible for satellite transmission of video content.
Prior to founding Perfected Networks, Cliff was the Engineering Manager at ILC where his team was responsible for delivery and implementation of the MaxView software and hardware platforms. His leadership was key in re-vamping the delivery process to insure quality as the company grew rapidly and as the projects became more complex. Cliff has leveraged his experience from these challenges to make the CodeMettle software platform the most advanced and robust in the network management industry.
Cliff holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from DeVry Institute of Technology.
In his role as General Manager at CodeMettle, Andres Giles oversees the professional services organization to ensure on successful implementation of CodeMettle software projects. A network management industry veteran with broad experience in program management, customer support and system implementation, Andres brings fifteen years of management and implementation experience to his role at CodeMettle.
Prior to joining CodeMettle, Andres served as a Program Manager for DataPath, a technology company providing network management software for the broadcast and satellite industries. He previously held various management and engineering roles at ILC a network management software provider.
Andres holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.