Roger Gaskell is director of product development for Kognitio. Kognitio was formed in August 2005 with the merger of Kognitio and WhiteCross. Gaskell joined WhiteCross in 1988 and has overall responsibility for product development. He has been responsible for the development of WhiteCross's data appliance technology, evolving WhiteCross from a proprietary hardware appliance to a software-only virtual appliance built on industry-standard servers. He may be reached at email@example.com.