Raman K. Rao co-founded Cellefony.com to address the content
and application needs of the fast growing global WAP enabled
mobile device market. Mr. Rao has over 32 years of experience
in the high technology industry in both technical and executive
management roles. Mr. Rao served as CEO of International Semiconductor
Technologies, which designs and manufactures communication
ICs, Vice President of Sierra Semiconductor Corporation, and
Executive Vice President of Micro Power Systems Inc. He also
served in various management roles at Texas Instruments, Inc.
and Motorola, Inc. Mr. Rao holds a Bachelors degree in engineering
from the Indian Institute of Technolgy, a Masters degree in
engineering from Michigan State University and a MBA from
Arizona State University.
Alexander L.M. Dingee is a founder and the Chairman of Kortec,
Inc. (turn-key coinjection molding systems). Previously he
served as a founder, Director and Treasurer of Nexabit Networks,
Inc. (terabit switch routers; Nexabit was sold to Lucent Technologies
in 1999). Mr. Dingee has also been the founder and CEO of
Venture Founders Corporation (start-up venture capital funds),
Geodyne Corporation (oceanographic instruments), and Massey
Dickinson, Inc. (medical instruments). As a faculty member
at MIT's Sloan School, he taught courses in new enterprise
development. He is a co-author of New Venture Creation (Irwin,
editions 1-3), a widely-used business school textbook.
Sunil K. Rao co-founded Cellefony.com in January 2000. Sunil
holds a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering
and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
His thesis research at the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer
Science focused on wireless networks. Sunil has
worked at several high technology companies.
International Rectifier Corporation
Mr. Giammarino is currently the Managing Director of International
Rectifier Corporation Italiana. In the past, he served as
the Managing Director of Metrologie S.p.A., Milan, Italy and
as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Micropower
Systems, Inc. Prior to this, Mr. Giammarino served as the
Vice President of the Linear Products Division at Texas Instruments
in Dallas. In the past, he held various executive management
positions at Texas Instruments in Europe and at General Instruments
in the U.S.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Prior to Metro-Optix, Mr. Bellary served as Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer of MMC Networks, Inc, Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer of DTM Corporation, and Director
of Finance at Cirrus Logic, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Bellary
held management positions at Intel Corporation and Pricewaterhouse
Coopers, LLP. Mr. Bellary holds a B.S. degree from Karnatak
University and a DMA from the University of Bombay. He is
also a chartered accountant and a certified public accountant.
Sanjay has extensive experience in product development and
graduated from M.I.T. with a bachelors and masters in Electrical Engineering and Computer
Science. Sanjay completed research at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the MIT Media Lab.