Our Team

The Misson
The mission of VANTIQ is to accelerate enterprise Digital Transformation with innovative technologies to digitize while maximizing the effectiveness of humans. The latest technology advancements will usher in an era of greater change than the world has yet seen. VANTIQ’s products facilitate the transition to this highly complex, information-driven world.
The People
VANTIQ’s Executive team has successfully delivered products to the market with experience in very high growth companies on multiple occasions. The team has a track record of identifying major market trends, developing technology solutions to capitalize on the opportunities, and bringing solutions to the market resulting in significant monetization events.
Marty Sprinzen
Co-Founder and CEO
Marty Sprinzen
Co-Founder and CEO
Marty Sprinzen is a visionary leader and successful software entrepreneur. The organizations he created and led have introduced some of the most innovative software solutions in the areas of systems management, relational databases, internet application development and, currently, real-time, event-driven applications. Sprinzen founded and became CEO of VANTIQ Corporation. Prior to VANTIQ, he was CEO and co-founder of Forte Software, which was acquired for over $1B. He also served as VP of International Operations and VP of Engineering at Ingres and VP of Development at Candle Corporation. He holds a BSEE from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
Paul Butterworth
Co-Founder and CTO
Paul Butterworth
Co-Founder and CTO
Paul Butterworth is a noted technology leader with a lengthy career of demonstrated innovation and business success. Past roles include founder and CTO of Emotive, where he conceived and designed the Emotive Cloud Platform for enterprise mobile computing, Architect at Oracle, Founder & CTO at AmberPoint where he directed the technical strategy for the AmberPoint SOA governance products, Distinguished Engineer and Chief Technologist for Sun Microsystems, and Founder and Chief Architect for Forte Software, an internet application development company. Paul also served as Chief Systems Architect at Ingres. Paul holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Computer Science from UC Irvine.
Miguel Nhuch
Chief Revenue Officer
Miguel Nhuch
Chief Revenue Officer
Miguel has 28 years of global sales and business development experience. During his career, Miguel has designed and implemented sales, go-to-market and local/regional/global partnership strategies, that resulted in strong revenue growth. Many of the companies were early stage startups, such as Ingres, Forte, Weblogic, EnCommerce, Nominum and Airspike. Prior to VANTIQ, Miguel was the VP for Latin America at Tableau Software, where he was responsible for driving significant overall growth of the region during his 5 year tenure. He holds degrees in Computer Science, Systems Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
Bill Daniher
Chief Financial Officer
Bill Daniher
Chief Financial Officer
Bill’s distinguished career includes executive financial and operations roles in venture, private equity, and public companies. Bill was most recently Chief Financial Officer for First Virtual Group, a diversified holding company with $1B+ of investments. Prior to First Virtual Group, Bill was VP Finance and Operations and Interim CFO for C3 IoT, Inc., an AI software provider. Prior to C3 IoT, Bill held executive roles with Ziff Davis Media, AMP Incorporated and several venture and private equity backed companies. Prior to business school, he served in the United States Navy on USS Queenfish, based in Pearl Harbor. He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.
Marty Sprinzen
CEO and Chairman of the Board
Marty Sprinzen
CEO and Chairman of the Board
Marty Sprinzen is a visionary leader and successful software entrepreneur. The organizations he created and led have introduced some of the most innovative software solutions in the areas of systems management, relational databases, internet application development and, currently, real-time, event-driven applications. Sprinzen founded and became CEO of VANTIQ Corporation. Prior to VANTIQ, he was CEO and co-founder of Forte Software, which was acquired for over $1B. He also served as VP of International Operations and VP of Engineering at Ingres and VP of Development at Candle Corporation. He holds a BSEE from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
Paul Butterworth
Co-Founder and Board Member
Paul Butterworth
Co-Founder and Board Member
Paul Butterworth is a noted technology leader with a lengthy career of demonstrated innovation and business success. Past roles include founder and CTO of Emotive, where he conceived and designed the Emotive Cloud Platform for enterprise mobile computing, Architect at Oracle, Founder & CTO at AmberPoint where he directed the technical strategy for the AmberPoint SOA governance products, Distinguished Engineer and Chief Technologist for Sun Microsystems, and Founder and Chief Architect for Forte Software, an internet application development company. Paul also served as Chief Systems Architect at Ingres. Paul holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Computer Science from UC Irvine.
Tamba Hironobu
Board Member
Tamba Hironobu
Board Member
Tamba Hironobu joined Vodafone (now SoftBank) in 2004 after working at Japan Digital Equipment (now HPE), Openwave and Aicent. After leading the planning and program management for both consumer and corporate customers at SoftBank, he became the head of mobile device strategy, planning, development, verification, quality control and technical examination. Currently he is VP and General Manager of SoftBank’s IoT & AI Technology Division, and is engaged in business and customer acquisition, acquiring and implementing new technologies, and finding new partners that deliver advanced business models.
Richard Jelinek
Board Member
Richard Jelinek
Board Member
Richard co-founded Medicus Systems Corporation in 1969 and Mediflex Systems Corporation in 1983. As CEO of both companies, he took Mediflex and Medicus public in 1983 and 1986 respectively. Richard was also Chairman of the Board of Knowledge Data Systems and Lifemark Corporation, both of which were spin-offs from Medicus and has served as a Director at six additional companies. In Aspen, he served on the Board and on the Executive Committee of both the Aspen Medical Foundation and the Aspen Community Foundation and continues serving on the Board of the Aspen Community Foundation. He has been a consultant to numerous organizations including: Veterans Administration, Department of Health Education and Welfare, Westinghouse and General Electric and was part of President Reagan’s Task Force (Grace Commission) on Automated Data Processing. In addition to sitting on the Board of VANTIQ, he currently oversees personal and family investments. Richard holds a BSE in Industrial Engineering, an MBA and a PhD in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Paul Deninger
Board Member
Paul Deninger
Board Member
Paul Deninger is an experienced Board Director, accomplished CEO, and recognized expert in strategy and innovation management in the B2B technology industry. Over the past 30 years, as a senior banker at Broadview, Jefferies and Evercore, he has advised hundreds of CEOs and boards on shareholder value creation, including how to leverage technology to achieve transformation and growth. He has deep capital markets experience, having completed over 150 IPO, M&A, and financing transactions with the world’s leading technology companies and top-tier investment firms. As CEO of Broadview, Paul guided the firm to its position as the leading independent technology M&A advisor, prior to selling it to Jefferies. He has been a keynote speaker at numerous technology and VC industry events including National Venture Capital Association, European Venture Capital Association, and Red Herring Global, and he was a panelist and 14-year attendee at the World Economic Forum at Davos. In addition to Vantiq, Paul also sits on the boards of three public companies, with revenue ranging from $250 million to $5 billion. He holds a BS from Boston College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
The People
Marty Sprinzen
Co-Founder and CEO
Paul Butterworth
Co-Founder and CTO
Miguel Nhuch
Chief Revenue Officer
Bill Daniher
Chief Financial Officer
Marty Sprinzen
CEO and Chairman of the Board
Paul Butterworth
Co-Founder and Board Member
Tamba Hironobu
Board Member
Richard Jelinek
Board Member
Paul Deninger
Board Member
Marty Sprinzen
Co-Founder and CEO
Marty Sprinzen is a visionary leader and successful software entrepreneur. The organizations he created and led have introduced some of the most innovative software solutions in the areas of systems management, relational databases, internet application development and, currently, real-time, event-driven applications. Sprinzen founded and became CEO of VANTIQ Corporation. Prior to VANTIQ, he was CEO and co-founder of Forte Software, which was acquired for over $1B. He also served as VP of International Operations and VP of Engineering at Ingres and VP of Development at Candle Corporation. He holds a BSEE from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
Paul Butterworth
Co-Founder and CTO
Paul Butterworth is a noted technology leader with a lengthy career of demonstrated innovation and business success. Past roles include founder and CTO of Emotive, where he conceived and designed the Emotive Cloud Platform for enterprise mobile computing, Architect at Oracle, Founder & CTO at AmberPoint where he directed the technical strategy for the AmberPoint SOA governance products, Distinguished Engineer and Chief Technologist for Sun Microsystems, and Founder and Chief Architect for Forte Software, an internet application development company. Paul also served as Chief Systems Architect at Ingres. Paul holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Computer Science from UC Irvine.
Miguel Nhuch
Chief Revenue Officer
Miguel has 28 years of global sales and business development experience. During his career, Miguel has designed and implemented sales, go-to-market and local/regional/global partnership strategies, that resulted in strong revenue growth. Many of the companies were early stage startups, such as Ingres, Forte, Weblogic, EnCommerce, Nominum and Airspike. Prior to VANTIQ, Miguel was the VP for Latin America at Tableau Software, where he was responsible for driving significant overall growth of the region during his 5 year tenure. He holds degrees in Computer Science, Systems Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
Bill Daniher
Chief Financial Officer
Bill’s distinguished career includes executive financial and operations roles in venture, private equity, and public companies. Bill was most recently Chief Financial Officer for First Virtual Group, a diversified holding company with $1B+ of investments. Prior to First Virtual Group, Bill was VP Finance and Operations and Interim CFO for C3 IoT, Inc., an AI software provider. Prior to C3 IoT, Bill held executive roles with Ziff Davis Media, AMP Incorporated and several venture and private equity backed companies. Prior to business school, he served in the United States Navy on USS Queenfish, based in Pearl Harbor. He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.
Marty Sprinzen
CEO and Chairman of the Board
Marty Sprinzen is a visionary leader and successful software entrepreneur. The organizations he created and led have introduced some of the most innovative software solutions in the areas of systems management, relational databases, internet application development and, currently, real-time, event-driven applications. Sprinzen founded and became CEO of VANTIQ Corporation. Prior to VANTIQ, he was CEO and co-founder of Forte Software, which was acquired for over $1B. He also served as VP of International Operations and VP of Engineering at Ingres and VP of Development at Candle Corporation. He holds a BSEE from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
Paul Butterworth
Co-Founder and Board Member
Paul Butterworth is a noted technology leader with a lengthy career of demonstrated innovation and business success. Past roles include founder and CTO of Emotive, where he conceived and designed the Emotive Cloud Platform for enterprise mobile computing, Architect at Oracle, Founder & CTO at AmberPoint where he directed the technical strategy for the AmberPoint SOA governance products, Distinguished Engineer and Chief Technologist for Sun Microsystems, and Founder and Chief Architect for Forte Software, an internet application development company. Paul also served as Chief Systems Architect at Ingres. Paul holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Computer Science from UC Irvine.
Tamba Hironobu
Board Member
Tamba Hironobu joined Vodafone (now SoftBank) in 2004 after working at Japan Digital Equipment (now HPE), Openwave and Aicent. After leading the planning and program management for both consumer and corporate customers at SoftBank, he became the head of mobile device strategy, planning, development, verification, quality control and technical examination. Currently he is VP and General Manager of SoftBank’s IoT & AI Technology Division, and is engaged in business and customer acquisition, acquiring and implementing new technologies, and finding new partners that deliver advanced business models.
Richard Jelinek
Board Member
Richard co-founded Medicus Systems Corporation in 1969 and Mediflex Systems Corporation in 1983. As CEO of both companies, he took Mediflex and Medicus public in 1983 and 1986 respectively. Richard was also Chairman of the Board of Knowledge Data Systems and Lifemark Corporation, both of which were spin-offs from Medicus and has served as a Director at six additional companies. In Aspen, he served on the Board and on the Executive Committee of both the Aspen Medical Foundation and the Aspen Community Foundation and continues serving on the Board of the Aspen Community Foundation. He has been a consultant to numerous organizations including: Veterans Administration, Department of Health Education and Welfare, Westinghouse and General Electric and was part of President Reagan’s Task Force (Grace Commission) on Automated Data Processing. In addition to sitting on the Board of VANTIQ, he currently oversees personal and family investments. Richard holds a BSE in Industrial Engineering, an MBA and a PhD in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Paul Deninger
Board Member
Paul Deninger is an experienced Board Director, accomplished CEO, and recognized expert in strategy and innovation management in the B2B technology industry. Over the past 30 years, as a senior banker at Broadview, Jefferies and Evercore, he has advised hundreds of CEOs and boards on shareholder value creation, including how to leverage technology to achieve transformation and growth. He has deep capital markets experience, having completed over 150 IPO, M&A, and financing transactions with the world’s leading technology companies and top-tier investment firms. As CEO of Broadview, Paul guided the firm to its position as the leading independent technology M&A advisor, prior to selling it to Jefferies. He has been a keynote speaker at numerous technology and VC industry events including National Venture Capital Association, European Venture Capital Association, and Red Herring Global, and he was a panelist and 14-year attendee at the World Economic Forum at Davos. In addition to Vantiq, Paul also sits on the boards of three public companies, with revenue ranging from $250 million to $5 billion. He holds a BS from Boston College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Our Office Locations
North America
VANTIQ Headquarters
VANTIQ Inc.
1990 N. California Blvd
Suite 400
Walnut Creek, CA
94596
Latin America
VANTIQ Mexico
Monterrey, Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico
VANTIQ Brazil
São Paulo, Brazil
Other Countries in Latin America
Bogota, Colombia
Medellin, Colombia
Santiago, Chile
Asia
VANTIQ Japan
Global Business Hub Tokyo
Otemachi Financial City Grand Cube 3F
9-2, Otemachi 1-chome
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0004
VANTIQ China
Beijing Office:
NCI Tower
FL. 15, 12A Jianguomenwai Ave
Chaoyang District, Beijing 100022
P.R. CHINA

Shanghai Office:
Cloud 9 International Plaza, 24/F
No. 1018 Changning Road,
Changning District, Shanghai, 200050
P.R. China
VANTIQ Malaysia & Indonesia
EMEA
VANTIQ UK
London, United Kingdom
VANTIQ France
41 - 43, rue Camille Desmoulins
92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux
France
VANTIQ Germany
Königsfeld, Germany
VANTIQ Israel
Middle East
VANTIQ Spain
South East Asia & Australia
VANTIQ Singapore
#08-09, The Metropolis Tower 2
11 North Buona Vista Drive
Singapore, 138589
+65 68087848
VANTIQ Malaysia & Indonesia
VANTIQ Australia
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VANTIQ Newsfeed
Washington D.C. – May 20, 2020
VANTIQ Recognized By SIAA CODiE Awards as Best Platform as a Service for 2020
VANTIQ is honored to have been named the Best Platform as a Service for the second time in three years by the SIAA CODiE Awards.
May 18, 2020
VANTIQ Unveils Back to Work Accelerator to Help in the Fight Against COVID-19
In response to a massive spike in demand for solutions that can help the world get back to work, VANTIQ today announced the Back-to-Work Accelerator: a product that enables software developers to rapidly build real-time applications for safeguarding workplaces against the spread of COVID-19.
Webinar
Ondemand Webinar - Rapid Innovation at the Front Lines: Why Real-Time Technology is Required for Life Science Manufacturing Businesses During COVID-19 Crisis
Watch this webinar by VANTIQ and Partner RoviSys to learn how real-time technologies can keep healthcare businesses operational. We talk about the needs of life science manufacturing businesses such as medical equipment manufacturing and pharmaceuticals, and how real-time applications are key for continued operations. With extensive knowledge in the industry, RoviSys discuss the trends and what kinds of solutions are necessary to survive in the time of crisis.
White Paper
RT Insights Special Report: Why Smart Cities Need an Event-Driven Architecture
The need for a future-proof architecture has never been greater. Read RT Insights new Special Report on Smart Cities and why EDA is key to future success.
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