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Vijayan Nambiar

Vijayan Nambiar

CTO

Vijayan Nambiar, our Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder, brings over 24 years of experience in leading product development from conception to field rollout for a variety of next-gen embedded real-time hardware & cloud solutions. Vijayan holds a Masters in Computer Science and an MBA, showcasing a solid educational foundation in both technical and business domains.

As a former Senior Manager of Strategy at Verizon, Vijayan managed the 5G device ecosystem and the Fios Wi-Fi router teams. During his tenure, he successfully shipped over 5 million devices and generated more than $1.5 billion in revenue, underscoring his ability to drive substantial business growth and innovation.

Vijayan’s entrepreneurial spirit is evidenced by his involvement in three startups as part of the founding engineering team. Notably, his work at SimpliVity culminated in a significant achievement when the company was acquired by HP for $650 million. His deep understanding of the startup environment and strategic execution has been pivotal in driving technological advancements and successful exits.