ARTHUR FRANCIS TYDE III
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Arthur F. Tyde III
Arthur F. Tyde III is an accomplished professional with a demonstrated background of directing teams that meet and exceed corporate objectives. He is an entrepreneur, early adopter, evangelist, engineer, sales executive, leader and motivator combining innovative technologies with prudent business acumen. With over 20 years of business experience, Tyde currently serves as Director of Asia Pacific for Levanta building reseller networks and supply chain partnerships in Japan, Korea, Singapore and China.
As co-founder and COO of Sputnik Inc., an embedded wireless startup he organized the company, established offshore manufacturing relationships and brought in key early investors. As co-founder and CEO of Linuxcare Inc., he drove top tier venture investment, established international operations (Asia and Europe) and drove significant revenue. Tyde frequently consults to corporations, governments and financial services institutions on Open Source in industry, computer security and the application of emerging technologies. Tyde is an advisor and board member of numerous Open Source companies and non-profit orgs.