Founder and CEO
Founder, Corporate VP/GM and CTO
Raghib Hussain is one of the founders of Cavium and has served in various management and technology leadership roles since the inception of the company in 2000. He is currently serving as Corporate Vice President/General Manager and CTO.
Prior to Cavium, Raghib held various engineering roles at Cisco and Cadence Design Systems. Prior to that, Raghib served at VPNet, an enterprise security company, of which he was a founding team member. At VPNet, he was a key contributor to the design of the first commercial IPSec based VPN (Virtual Private Network) gateway. Raghib has 18 U.S. patents issued and several pending. He holds a BS degree in Computer Systems Engineering from NED University in Karachi, Pakistan, and an MS degree in Computer Engineering from San Jose State University.
Awais founded PLUMgrid in 2011, following senior technical and management roles at leading global companies in the networking industry.
As Vice President of Marvell Semiconductor’s Enterprise Business Unit, he led the growth of the company’s $270 million Switching Solutions Business. Awais came to Marvell when D5 Networks, the company he founded and led as president and CEO, was acquired by Marvell. With D5 Networks’ pioneering LinkCrypt technology, Marvell gained technology leadership in Ethernet security. Prior to founding D5 Networks, Awais held senior technical positions at Cisco Systems and Mentor Graphics. At Cisco, he was instrumental in driving the Switching and Security initiatives that later evolved into Cisco Trusted Security (CTS) and the Nexus 7000 platform. As part of the Cat6K system architecture team, he led the design of many generations of switching ASICs for the multi-billion dollar Catalyst 6500 and Nexus 7000 product lines. Awais holds multiple patents in scheduling, security, lookup, switching and processors.
Director, Cloud Engineering
Barnes & Noble / Nook Media, LLC
Razi Mohiuddin is a serial Entrepreneur, Investor and a leader in the technology industry for over 25 years with both consumer and enterprise software experience and a track record of multiple successful exits through IPO and acquisitions. Currently, he is a Director of Cloud Engineering at Barnes Noble Inc.
Prior to this role, he was a Co-Founder & President of Mezz Inc., a mobile application and platform company. Before that, Razi was the Co-Founder, President & CEO of Iron Speed, Inc. and a Board Member at SiliconExpert Technologies, a big data company. Prior to that, he was the Co-Founder & VP of Engineering at Ambia Corporation, and the Co-Founder of Onsale, Inc. (later Egghead, Inc.), an online retailer, Co-founder & VP of Engineering of Software Partners, Inc.
Br. Razi is also very actively involved in the Muslim organizations in the bay area. He had served as the President of MCA from 2003-2007, and is presently a board member of the West Valley Muslim Association in Saratoga and is passionate and committed to building a stronger and influential Muslim community in the SF bay area.
President & CEO
Rehan Jalil is an Entrepreneur, Investor and Limited Partner in technology venture funds. Currently, he is the President and CEO of Elastica, the Cloud Services Security Company.
He has been Venture Advisor at Mayfield Fund. Previously he was President of WiChorus (Tellabs subsidiary) and Senior Vice President of Tellabs. He led WiChorus as a President and CEO through inception to eventual merger with Tellabs for about $200 million in cash and stock. He was the chief architect at Aperto Networks, where he led development of broadband wireless silicon and carrier-grade systems. At Sun Microsystems, he contributed in development of one of the industry’s earliest advanced multi-core multithreaded processor for throughput computing and graphics applications. At Siemens, he managed large-scale projects related to system-level design and implementation.He contributes to social entrepreneurship projects, is on the board of OPEN and Koshish and is a charter member of TIE. He holds an AMP from Harvard Business School, an MSEE from Purdue University and BEEE from NED University, and has over 25 patents granted or pending. He was named Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist for 2010.
SPEAKERS & PANELISTS
Osama Bedier is an Investor and Advisor at Coin, Inc. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Wallet and Payments at Google, Vice President of Platform, Mobile and New Ventures for PayPal.
Mr. Bedier has executive experience in software development for companies where protection of customer information is paramount. Mr. Bedier has extensive experience in the areas of product development, program management, software engineering, eCommerce, streaming media, IP over satellite, digital rights management, and systems architecture. Mr. Bedier previously served as Director of Technology at DG Systems Inc./Starguide Satellite Systems and Initiative Manager of IT-B2B eCommerce at Gateway, Inc. Mr. Bedier serves as a Member of Advisory Board at DataGuise, Inc.
Investor & Advisor
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