Manu Chatterjee, CEO
Manu is a tech entrepreneur with deep experience in software and electrical design. He has spent over 20 years creating software, from speech recognition to DSPs to embedded microcontrollers. He has more than 40 issued patents covering technologies such as speech recognition, wireless power transfer, and many aspects of information analytics. Previously he founded Lampdesk, which was acquired by Palm Inc. in 2007 and led to the creation of Palm/HP webOS. While there he also created the Touchstone, the first mass produced wireless power and data system for mobile devices. Prior to that he held senior management roles at Motorola. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University.
Neil Edwards, COO
Neil has over 25 years experience running tech companies internationally in CEO and key executive leadership roles with publicly traded and venture backed companies: Verisign, dotMobi, and Pango. His track record includes scaling companies from $10M to $200M annually, 1M users to 50M users, 35 to 400 reseller partners, and 12 to 100 employees. Neil has negotiated, closed, and integrated corporate acquisitions and investments valued at over $500 million.
Kevin Kimberlin, Co-Founder
Kevin Kimberlin has started and backed new ventures that have saved thousands of lives and revolutionized global communications. In addition to being a co-founder of Trensant, Kevin is a co-founder of Ciena Corp., the world leader in the optical amplification technology that serves as the foundation of the Internet today; co-founder of Myriad Genetics, the first human genome company; and co-founder or first round investor in 10 startups that achieved $ Billion+ valuations.
Since 1992, Mr. Kimberlin has been the Chairman of Spencer Trask & Co., an advanced technology development firm. He received his Bachelor of Sciences degree from Indiana University and his Masters degree from Harvard University.
Spencer Trask & Co.
Spencer Trask & Co. is a privately held advanced technology development company. The firm works with entrepreneurs, CEOs, corporate partners, venture firms, and ultra high net worth individuals to start and grow high impact ventures. Spencer Trask & Co. has been instrumental in the formative stage of companies that pioneered many technological and scientific advancements in the field of genomics, the transformation of healthcare, the foundation of the Internet, and open innovation.