Jahangir founded Jasper Wireless in 2005 and serves as the company’s Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to founding Jasper Wireless, Jahangir founded and served as the CEO of Kineto Wireless. At Kineto, he pioneered technologies to converge GSM and Wi-Fi that became a GSMA standard. Previously, Jahangir worked at AT&T Bell laboratories.
Jahangir holds an MSEE from Concordia University in Montreal and a BE from CIT in India.
Rajat Bahri has more than 20 years of experience in financial leadership roles. He served as Trimble Navigation's chief financial officer from January 2005 to June 2013. Prior to joining Trimble, Mr. Bahri’s business experience includes 15 years within the financial organization of Kraft Foods, Inc. and General Foods Corporation, including service as the chief financial officer for Kraft Canada, Inc., chief financial officer of Kraft Pizza Company, and operations controller for Kraft Jacobs Suchard Europe. Mr. Bahri received a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Delhi in 1985 and an M.B.A. from Duke University in 1987. In 2005, he was elected to the board of STEC, Inc., a memory storage manufacturer.
Scott has been working in the enterprise software application industry for the last 15 years. Most recently, Scott held the position of Director of Products at Siebel Systems responsible for two emerging product categories in the Life Science vertical: Customer Data Integration (CDI) and Incentive Compensation Management (ICM). Over his tenure at Siebel, he held various marketing positions across multiple product categories and spent one year in Sales, closing early adopter deals with such clients as Astra Zeneca, Cisco, Nike, Kraft and Boeing. Prior to Siebel, Scott served as the Director of Business Development for a wireless test management software vendor; delivering partnership deals including Tekelec, Inet, and Spirent.
Scott has an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Business where he was a Wade Fetzer Scholar; and a B.A. from Princeton University.
Daniel is a 20 year veteran of the wireless communications industry. Daniel began his career at Ericsson, where he worked in product development and product management roles and helped develop some of the world’s earliest GSM networks. He played a key role in the adaptation of GSM standards for use in North America and a major contributor to the launch of some of the earliest GSM networks in NA.
Daniel also served as an independent consultant for many years on 2.5G, 3G and IP technologies to tier one service providers around the world. In particular, Daniel was retained for eighteen months by AT&T Wireless as Chief Network Architect for the design and deployment of AT&T Wireless’s nationwide GSM/GPRS network. Daniel also worked with Alcatel North America as Vice President of Fixed Mobile Convergence and was responsible for Alcatel North America’s convergence strategies and solutions.
Daniel is the author of Carrier Grade Voice over IP, and co-author of 3G Wireless Networks, both published by McGraw-Hill.
Jim Given has been supporting successful entreprenurial and public companies for thirty years. Most recently, he spent four years as general counsel to Good Technology, including one year of transitional services to Good''s buyer, Motorola, Inc. Before that, he served as house counsel to Geoworks, Digitial Origin/Radius and Cadence. He also did special project work for Intuit, Ion Systems and Applied Materials.
Jim received his J.D. from University of California, Berkeley and completed his liberal arts studies at Indiana University.
Amit Gupta has been working with computer networks for the last 16 years. Most recently Amit co-founded Andale – the leading provider of services for sellers on eBay and other marketplaces – and served as its CTO/CSO for more than five years. At Andale, he was responsible for designing the high-availability architecture of the Andale services from inception. He also designed innovative solutions to scale up Andale to serve over 500 million transactions/day and over 200 Mbps.
Amit obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of California at Berkeley, where his research focused on providing performance guarantees for packet-switching networks. He also spent over three years at Sun Labs, where his work included distributed systems for fault-tolerant web services and virtual overlay networks. He has over 25 patents issued in distributed systems, and network security.
Ken has more than 14 years of experience leading enterprise software and software-as-a-service sales teams, and currently runs worldwide sales for Jasper. Ken worked at Oracle Corporation from 2006 to 2013 in various sales leadership roles. Most recently, Ken served as Vice President of North American Sales for Oracle’s BSS/OSS software division, leading a team focused on selling complex software solutions to the Communication Service Provider market. Prior to Oracle, Ken worked at Siebel Systems from 1999-2005 in both domestic and international sales roles. He was a Client Executive in Siebel’s strategic accounts group, covering large high tech and communications accounts including MCI, Verizon, Apple and Sony. Ken was later promoted to Senior Director of Sales Alliances, where he was responsible for driving sales of the Siebel product set on Microsoft’s .NET platform, in Asia Pac Japan and the Americas regions.
Ken holds a BA from the University of Arizona in Political Science and Economics.
Jack has been specializing in Information Technology and Operations for mission critical applications for twenty years. Most recently, Jack was V.P. of Operations and I.T. for Open Harbor, an ASP solution that automated international trade for DHL, Flextronics, Tyco, and other such firms. Before Open Harbor, Jack was Director of Technical Services for eBay and led the redevelopment of eBay''s operations and technology to establish scalability and reliability. Prior to eBay, Jack held IT executive positions in semiconductor companies such as AMD and VLSI Technology with a special emphasis on highly reliable factory automation.
Jack holds a BSE degree from Princeton University.
Macario has over 14 years of software-as-a-service experience in enterprise solutions. Prior to Jasper Wireless, Macario was Director of Worldwide Product Marketing at WebEx, the leader in on-demand collaborative solutions. In this role, Macario was responsible for definition and execution of go-to-market plans across a range of WebEx solutions for the eLearning, Sales, Marketing, Help Desk, Customer Support and R&D industries. Macario also held senior marketing roles at ePeople and Lycos and formed his own company focused on staff augmentation for customer support organizations.
Macario holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.
Cindy has 20 years of experience in the wireless industry. Most recently, she built and led the Enterprise Data direct and indirect sales channels at Verizon Wireless, responsible for deploying business applications at Fortune 1000, Global 500 and Federal Government customers in the United States. Previously, Cindy was President of the Central Texas market for Verizon Wireless where she launched the Verizon Wireless brand and the 3G data network and led all sales channels including retail, indirect and business-to-business.
Cindy’s mobile network operator experience started with GTE-TSI (now Syniverse) where she led market entry into EMEA and Latin America. She also served as the Marketing Director for GTE Wireless in San Diego. Cindy started her wireless career with Motorola where she built and deployed a wide range of hardware, software and services to customers throughout North America, EMEA, Latin America and APAC.
Cindy earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Michigan State University and an MBA from DePaul University - Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.
Chad Whalen brings 20+ years of experience in sales and marketing leadership roles in the telecom and networking industry, with an extensive background in business management and complex account planning. Most recently he was GM and VP North America Field Operations of Ciena. In this capacity Mr. Whalen was responsible for all customer activity both direct and indirect across wireless, wireline, federal government and enterprise market segments. Prior to being appointed to this role in November 2010, he served as Vice President Sales, with responsibilities for many of the largest sales initiatives in the U.S. and Asia Pacific market. Prior to joining Ciena through the acquisition of World Wide Packets, Mr. Whalen served as SVP, Global Sales and Marketing with WWP, and was directly responsible for go-to-market strategy including sales, channels, alliances, marketing and public relations.
Mr. Whalen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Eastern Washington University.
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