Atul is a highly accomplished Business Executive, C-Suite Officer, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Consultant, Patent Holder, Advisor, and Board Member with success in telecom, semiconductor, mobile, wireless, cloud computing, defense, and nonprofits. He is an innovation leader with expertise in business, technology, and marketing. A Silicon Valley professional with 25+ years as a founder, early employee, and corporate executive, he has managed a $300M P&L business unit at Fortune 500 company and created multimillion-dollar markets for startups. Led corporate investments in networking, 5G, cloud computing, AI, storage companies. Advisor and mentor to companies in Europe, Australia, Asia, and Silicon Valley working on AI/ML, Cloud OS, Digital Healthcare, Security, Mobile, Blockchain, etc. A technology pioneer with several firsts to his name, a thought leader and technology evangelist, he has been instrumental in starting several prominent industry consortiums like Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), and being a member of multiple standardization bodies like IEEE and ITU.

Atul holds MS and BS in computer science from some of the most prestigious programs.