2012-present: Vice President and Innovation Fellow, Open Innovation Center - Samsung Electronics - Menlo Park, California
Developing SAMI, an agnostic data centric open ecosystem for the Internet of Everything. Pioneering the idea of "Small Data" to improve users' experience in the connected World through the development of data analytics, rule engines and machine learning.
2011-2012: Director, Siri - Apple, Inc. - Cupertino, California
Co-authored Siri's core patents at SRI International in the late 90's with Siri's co-founder, Adam Cheyer. Grew the team from 40 to 85 people. Reorganized and oversaw all the pieces of Siri: client and server Development, Speech, Operations, QA. Added Analytics and Research groups.
2011: Chief Technologist - Hewlett-Packard Company, L.P. - San Francisco, California
Designed and implemented the web based architecture for connected devices. ￼Led a global team of about 200 architects and developers to deliver the latest generation of HP products using Agile methodologies.
2004-2010: Co-Founder and CTO - Orb Networks, Inc. (Acquired by Qualcomm [NASDAQ: QCOM]) - Oakland, California
Invented "Place Shifting" by creating an ubiquitous, multiplatform system for retrieval, access and streaming of multimedia assets, with agnostic transcoding and transrating capabilities - Led the design and development of numerous Windows, Mac, Linux as well as iPhone, Android or WinCE product lines.
2000-2007: Co-Founder - Soliloquy Learning (Acquired by Scientific Learning [NASDAQ: SCIL]) - Union City, California
Pioneered the Reading Assistant that combines advanced speech recognition technology with scientifically-based interventions to help kids strengthen their reading fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. The Reading Assistant has been successfully implemented in more than 1,000 schools in the U.S. since 2001.
2000-2010: Co-Founder and V.P. R&D - BravoBrava! LLC - Union City, California