About Us


Windocks is focused on data centric devops. Our goal is to help teams deal with data environments just like any other artifact for continuous integration and deployment, bringing the benefits of modern devops to data as well. We are a team with deep database and devops expertise on Microsoft and Unix platforms.

Executive Team

Ramesh Parameswaran

Founder and CEO

Ramesh is the founder and chief technical architect of Windocks. At Microsoft he led teams and efforts for cross-platform and Internet technologies such as Unix shell on Windows, POSIX, UNIX Internet Explorer, Windows VPN. He founded Askme.com which became one of the top 100 websites in the world by user traffic. He also founded Nirvaha Corp which provided Software as a service for billings and sales commissions.

Paul Stanton

Founder and Vice President, Product Management

Paul joined Microsoft in 1990, and led strategies to bring Internet technologies and standards to Windows, including routing protocols, and multi-user Windows, and left Microsoft as the Director of Enterprise marketing in 1999. More recently, Paul has focused on Platform as a Service and containerization, and led Windocks as the first and only independent port of Docker’s container project to Windows. Paul subsequently led Windocks to another industry-first, combining SQL Server containers with database cloning, with support for any enterprise storage array. Paul is a recognized expert, author, and speaker on enterprise use of stateful containers with database cloning, and Devops.

Robert Amenn

Director, Engineering

Robert is a 20 year veteran of the software industry, having built scaleable software applications for companies such as RealNetworks and Microsoft. More recently, Robert has been providing his expertise on Microsoft server side technologies and managing offshore teams to clients interested in shipping modern scaleable applications on Windows.

Board Members and Investors

Geoff Entress

Geoff is a Venture Partner with Voyager Capital, and an active investor in Pacific Northwest technology companies. He serves on a board of Windocks, Drugstore.com, Judy’s Book, and Sandlot Games, and has a track record of success venture exits. Geoff also serves in leadership of the Alliance of Angels, the Advisory Board for the University of Washington Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and the Center of Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University.

Scott Oki

A former Senior Vice President of Microsoft, founder of Oki Developments, Inc., and the Oki Foundation, a nonprofit foundation focused on philanthropic activities. Scott sits on several advisory boards and boards of directors for both profit and non-profit companies.


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