Siva has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and information technology industries. Before starting damaka, Siva was a Partner at Prodea, a venture capital firm where he identified investment opportunities, sourced deals and performed due diligence of new ventures seeking early and mid-round financing. Prior to Prodea, Siva was a Director at telecom technologies inc., which was subsequently acquired by Sonus Networks where he continued to lead the professional services division. During his tenure at tti, he has worked with several large corporations like MCI, Qwest, Agilent Technologies, and British Telecom JV in various senior management capacities performing strategic planning and business development. Earlier to telecom technologies, Siva had performed senior technical roles at Ericsson in their data and voice switching platforms.
Siva has eight issued and eleven pending US patents in the area of voice and data networking. He holds a BS in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and has done advanced coursework in Electrical Engineering at Southern Methodist University and has an MBA from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Satish has over 15 years of experience in Telecommunications and Real-Time distributed Systems. Before starting damaka, Satish was a consultant at Verizon where he architected a system for interfacing into PBX, CTI systems and VoIP Platform. Prior to Verizon, Satish was part of the Class 5 SoftSwitch design and architecture team at telecom technologies inc., which was subsequently acquired by Sonus Networks where he continued to work on SIP. Earlier to telecom technologies, Satish was the lead architect for building NEC's next generation NMS Software for their ATM Switches. Prior to NEC, Satish was a lead architect at AVL, a leader in engine test/instrumentation systems. At a very early stage in his career, Satish was an intern at Indian Space Research Organization, working on VDM (The Vienna Development Method).
Satish has eleven issued and twenty pending US patents in the area of Peer-to-Peer and Voice Over IP. He holds a BTech in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Kerala, India and an MS in Computer Science from Wayne State University.
Dr. Siddharth Jain has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. He is an early adopter and promoter of safe & innovative technologies to improve patient care.
Dr. Jain is an expert in the field of Urology. He actively participates in research and publications on several topics related to Urology and Urologic surgery. He is currently a partner at Southwest Urology Associates in Dallas, Texas. Here he participates in teaching Family Practice Residents. Prior to his current practice, he was a Urologist with Marshfield Clinic in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in New York City. While in the Bronx, he was involved in teaching and training General Surgery Residents.
Dr. Jain is Board Certified in Urology by the American Board of Urology. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow. He received his MD from Stanley Medical College, India.