Val Huber is CTO at Espresso Logic. Val has over 20 years of experience building technology to accelerate the development and maintenance of business applications. Building on key learnings from the past as well as leveraging the momentum of cloud computing, Val spent the last two years perfecting the technology to deploy business logic and security on REST and SQL in the cloud. Val’s goal in starting Espresso Logic was to offer a truly agile way for mobile and web developers to build their backend applications. Prior to this, Val was the CTO of Versata, a company that was one of the top 5 IPOs of 2000 and was initially funded visionaries such as Paul Allen and Hasso Plattner of SAP. At Versata, he led the development of a J2EE development environment for large-scale transactional and workflow applications.