Advisors and SMEs
New Business Operations
Steve focuses on the strategic planning, launch and operation of new businesses, products and services in the telecom, media and renewable energy sectors in US and emerging markets. He has over 30 years of international business and technology consulting experience.
Digital and Technology Expert
Theo Forbath has spent the last 25 years leading global, inter-disciplinary teams for enterprises, technology vendors and service providers. He helps clients commercialize competitive business models for the digital economy, design connected products, and realize new forms of top-line and customer value from the application of disruptive technologies such as IoT, AI and mixed reality.
Engineering Product Development
Venkatesh has over 30 years experience in Electronic & IT space. He is a leader who co-founded an enterprise now valued over US$100Mn. His specialties include Management of Complex Product Development projects involving Hardware, Software & Mech engineering.
Telecom & Communication
Eddie is an independent advisor to Bay Area technology startups and fortune 100 companies including Cisco, BroadHop, Skyfire, Venturi Wireless among others. His area of expertise includes digital media, wireless, networking, policy management, cloud and virtualization.
Andre Wegner is founder and CEO of Authentise. Andre is a frequent speaker on emerging intellectual property issues in 3D Printing and opportunities of distributed manufacturing at events such as Singularity University, Rapid, Designer of Things, Inside 3D Printing, 3D Print Show, Pacific Crest & WIRED.
Digital Product Strategy
Ramkumar Narayanan is a global leader focusing on data driven, digital product innovation spanning consumer & enterprise markets. He has vast experience in Prod Development, Prod Management and marketing having led both new market entry and turnaround of existing business areas.
Industrial IoT Evangelist
Raj brings over 30 years’ experience, as an industry visionary, pioneer and leader in Telecom and Industrial IoT solutions. Over the past 12 years, as one of the original pioneers in IoT, he has been leading the development and delivery of cloud-based Industrial IoT solutions across the globe.
Having worked for close to thirty years at Wipro before retiring from there, Deb has been instrumental in creating a best in class delivery organization and for bringing in Lean and Six Sigma methodology to their operations.He advises in the areas of scaling up critical processes for growth.
Dr. Jai Menon
Telecom & Digital Expert
Dr. Jai Menon is a global technology leader with over three decades of experience across US, Europe, Asia, and Africa. He is the Group Director & CTO of HT Media. He has an MS/PhD from Cornell University and BTech from IIT Delhi.