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Expert in Mobile Technology, VoIP, SaaS, Speech Technology, Cable Broadband, Digital Video, Embedded Systems

Expert ID: 731470 New York, USA

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Seasoned marketing and product management executive with extensive domestic and international experience in the telecom and software industry in Fortune 100 corporations and high-growth start ups across the verticals of Mobile Technology, VoIP, IMS, SaaS, Speech Technology, Cable Broadband, Digital Video, Embedded Systems, Security, and Network Management. Multiple patents awarded to date with several more pending. Listed in Who’s Who in America for outstanding achievements. Fast-track management career marked by success in building peak-performance teams for timely delivery of complex products. Known for technology prowess and visionary leadership balanced with business acumen and operational savvy. Core competencies include:

• Product Lifecycle Management
• Go-to-market Strategy
• Global P&L Management
• In-house/Offshore Project Management
• International Joint Ventures
• Strategic Planning
• M&A, Business Restructuring
• International Business Development

Frequently advise institutional investors on technology trends, competitive landscape and M&A assessment in the telecom sector.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Buffalo, New York - Rochester, New York - Syracuse, New York - Utica, New York - Niagara Falls, New York

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1994 Degree: M.S. Subject: Electrical & Computer Engineering Institution: Concordia University
Year: 1990 Degree: B.S. Subject: Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Institution: Jadavpur University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2008 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Vice President – Product Marketing Department: Responsibilities: Leading a global marketing organization across three different continents, managing a total of $30 M product portfolio deployed with more than 150 customers worldwide, offering map & navigation, UI framework, BSP, development platform and location based services on smart phones, tablets, e-readers and GPS devices using Android, iOS, Blackberry, and Windows Mobile.
Years: 2007 to 2008 Employer: Clique Communications Title: Sr. Director of Technology Department: Responsibilities: Directed product and business strategies for Personal Video Gateway, comprising a SIP and XMPP based embedded client, and SaaS servers, designed to provide video softphone, IM, video messaging, and video mail applications rendered in HD-quality through a patented image scaling technology implemented across TV, PC, Web and Mobile platforms using DLNA interface.
Years: 2006 to 2007 Employer: Nextone Communicaitons Title: Sr. Director – Product Management Department: Responsibilities: Led product strategy and roadmap for Real-time Session Manager (RSM) – a dynamic policy manager providing centralized QoS/SLA management and traffic engineering for SIP based VoIP and IMS networks.
Years: 2004 to 2006 Employer: Soleo Communications Title: Vice President – Product Management & Business Development Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for steering product expansion initiatives, market penetration strategies, globalization of product lines, vertical market alignment/repositioning, marcom, channel development, and strategic alliances for voice and messaging platforms that enable rapid deployment of IMS services on PSTN, VoIP and Wireless networks.
Years: 2002 to 2004 Employer: Netlink Title: EVP & General Manager Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for strategic, operating and fiscal results for a 125 people engineering organization worldwide with a diverse array of products ranging from Smart Card and Biometrics based Wireless Access Control systems using converged voice, video and data over IP, to Web-based Payroll Processing and HR Management solution delivered in SaaS model.
Years: 1997 to 2001 Employer: Motorola Title: Sr. Manager Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for product strategy, P&L management, solution requirements, lifecycle management, product launch, and partner relationships for Motorola’s flagship products: DCT-5000™, a digital set-top platform offering converged voice, video and data services; and NetSentry™, an SNMP-based network management system used for managing the CATV Headend and broadband access network.
Years: 1994 to 1997 Employer: Nortel Networks Title: Sr. System Architect Department: Responsibilities: Provided strategic business planning for Tier 1 & 2 service providers (ILEC, CLEC, and Cable MSOs) with respect to market research, service/network planning, business case development, and system integration issues for Broadband Access Networks. Leveraged market intelligence to tactically position Nortel as the supplier of choice in emerging broadband markets.
Years: 1992 to 1994 Employer: IRIS Title: Software Developer Department: Responsibilities: Conducted research to address the need for artificially intelligent systems in the aerospace industry

Career Accomplishments

Awards / Recognition
 Motorola Technical Excellence Award: awarded to top performers in recognition of accomplishments above and beyond the call of duty.
 Concordia University Graduate Fellowship: awarded in recognition of stellar academic performance.
Publications and Patents Summary
Multiple patents awarded to date with several more pending.

Fields of Expertise

artificial neural network, autoattendant, automatic call distribution, Automatic Call Distributor, broadband, broadband communication, broadband network, cable television system, carrier communication, cellular communication, cellular telecommunication, cellular telephone, cellular telephone standard, cellular telephone system, circuit switching method, client/server architecture, client/server system development, codec, communication, communication network, communication server, communication software, communication standard, communication system, communication technique, communications device, communications technology, computer science, computer speech recognition, data communication, data transmission, digital communication, digital communications network architecture, digital convergence, digital telecommunication, digital video signal compression, Ethernet Network, fixed wireless access, fixed-mobile convergence, global system for mobile communication localization, globalization, high-speed network, home entertainment system, integrated voice response system, IP multimedia subsystem, local area network, local area network coaxial cable, mobile data communication, mobile telecommunication, MPEG standard, multimedia, multimedia messaging service, navigation, network, NTSC television signal, private automatic branch exchange, private branch exchange, speech recognition neural network, technical marketing, telecommunication, telecommunication link, telecommunication network, telecommunication software, telecommunication standard, telecommunications industry, telecommunications management, telecommunications system design, teleconference, teleconferencing, telephone switching equipment, telephone system, telephony, television transmission, video communication, videotelephony, voice communication, voice interface, voice over IP, voice response, voice/data system, wireless communication, wireless telephone, wireless voice over IP, wireless network, wireless, broadcast, content delivery network, telecommunications outside plant engineering, IEEE 1394, 802.11x, broadband radio service, 3G mobile phone, wireless communications service, E-OTD, wideband code division multiple access, EVDO, 3xRTT, 1xRTT, EDGE, 4G mobile network, frequency division multiple access, ultra wideband, wireless internet, Universal Mobile Telecommunications System, 2G mobile network, Bell Communications Research, broadband integrated services digital network, telephone regulation, broadcast satellite, wireless data transmission, digital telephony, wireless local area network, phoneme, wireless private branch exchange, digital transmission, AppleTalk, cellular antenna, code division multiple access, digital audio broadcasting technology, international telecommunication, image compression, circuit, telecommunication regulation, vocoder, switching system, radio frequency, phonetics, pattern recognition, cyclical redundancy checking

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