Technology Advisor, CEO 6dBytes
A hands-on executive whose passion is to solve tough problems by building new products that significantly improve user experience, reduce complexity or save money. Have both big company and startup experience in product development and service delivery space - including executing necessary steps along the way from idea conception to assembling talent to fundraising to converting the idea into a product to all the excitement that follows a product launch.
Currently the co-founder & CEO of a stealth mode startup. Prior to this, co-founded Retrevo - a consumer product discovery and eCommerce company recognized by Time Magazine as the Best Shopping Website of 2011 and acquired by Barnes & Noble where I led sales & merchandising for NOOK, co-founded Telseon - a metro broadband service provider that offered services at 1/10th of the cost compared to then incumbent service offerings (acquired by OnFiber/Qwest Communications), and incubated wireless business at Extreme Networks that made large scale deployment of wireless network a breeze in enterprise environments. Frequently quoted in industry magazines with a portfolio of 30+ patents, granted and in process.
"My current goal and passion is to realize my dream and launch the current stealth mode startup that will change the lives of millions of people around the world. I am a long time volunteer & charter member of TiE, a global not-for-profit organization that aims to foster entrepreneurship through mentoring, networking, educating, incubating & funding programs and activities. And I get tremendous satisfaction in guiding entrepreneurs break new grounds and pursue their passion - something that makes silicon valley such an interesting place."