Founder & CEO, XOP Networks
As the founder and CEO of XOP Networks, Sudhir continues to lead the company on path of continuous innovation. A seasoned executive and a telecommunications visionary, Sudhir’s efforts have led to introduction of several new products into the market place. Before starting XOP Networks he was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence with Austin Ventures, a leading venture capital firm. Earlier he was co-founder and VP of Marketing for Spatial Wireless, a venture capital backed manufacturer of soft-switching based GSM Mobile Switching Centers. Prior to starting Spatial Wireless he was Director of Strategic Marketing at Accelerated Networks – a pioneer of VoDSL industry that had one of the most successful IPOs in year 2000. Before joining Accelerated Networks Sudhir was Chief Technology Officer for Web America Networks, a nationwide ISP with first all digital 56K network. Prior to joining Web America, Sudhir worked in various marketing and product development roles at Alcatel USA (formerly DSC Communications), Rockwell International and United Technologies. Through various work experiences, Sudhir brings executive leadership skills along with more than 26 years of excellent strategic marketing and product development experience with technologies, such as Wireless Soft switching, VoIP, AIN, Digital switching, ATM/ Frame Relay, Digital Video, Voice and Computer Telephony. He holds a patent on ‘Wideband Multi-point Data Bridging’ system.