Our mission is simple -- we aim to unlock new opportunities for mobile operators by transforming the ways in which they create networks and services.
Luminate Wireless is an emerging leader in next generation mobile networking technology, enabling massively scalable and highly flexible wireless networks. We do this through our cutting-edge, distributed web-scale compute technology, that will greatly simplify network densification, increase wireless capacity, and create new services for mobile operators.
Our diverse and talented team is composed of experts in distributed systems, data center networking, licensed and unlicensed wireless systems and software.
We hail from industry thought leaders like Apple, Aruba, Atheros, BelAir, Cisco, Chelsio, Flarion, Google, HP, Juniper, Qualcomm, Ruckus, SpiderCloud, and Starent.
Co-Founder and CEO
Murari Srinivasan is CEO and Co-Founder of Luminate Wireless.
Before founding Luminate, Murari led several strategic wireless initiatives with the Access Services team at Google. Previously, as part of the founding team and Vice-President of Wireless Systems Engineering at SpiderCloud Wireless, he was responsible for launching the industry-leading 3G enterprise small-cell solution. Prior to that, Murari was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Charles River Ventures (CRV) and a Principal Engineer / Manager at Qualcomm, Inc. and Flarion Technologies. He was one of the core architects of FLASH-OFDM®, the world's first commercial OFDMA technology.
Murari has over 15 years of experience in the wireless industry and has 20 patents granted. He earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard University.
Co-Founder and VP of Engineering
Kevin Yu is VP of Engineering and Co-Founder at Luminate Wireless.
He was most recently with the Technical Infrastructure team at Google leading several core networking and analysis projects, including the core networking and intermachine/process frameworks, web/external communication frameworks, and core IDL libraries. Prior to that, Kevin was the Software and Algorithms Lead at Quantenna Communications. Kevin was previously a Senior Software Manager at Atheros Communications where, among other accomplishments, he led the engineering effort and customer engagement with Apple Computer resulting in winning nearly every Intel based Apple SKU.
Kevin has over 15 years experience in large scale computing systems and software, embedded software, networking and protocols, wireless communication theory, RF CMOS IC design, and signal processing theory. Kevin earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
VP of Product Management
David Munro is the VP of Product Management for Luminate Wireless and is responsible for all aspects of product definition and strategy.
Most recently, David was Vice President of Product Management at Aruba Networks, responsible for cloud Wi-Fi products including Aruba Instant, Aruba Central, as well as all access points. During his time at Aruba, David also successfully launched a number of industry-defining enterprise controller platforms including the M3, 3000 Series and 7200 Series. Prior to Aruba Networks, David held positions at Extreme Networks, Juniper Networks, Philips Semiconductors/Philips Electronics and Telstra.
David has 19 years of experience in enterprise and service provider networking. David holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering from RMIT – Melbourne Australia.
VP of Sales and Operations
Chuck Wieland is the VP of Sales and Operations at Luminate Wireless and is responsible for go-to-market strategy and execution.
Prior to Luminate, Chuck was Vice President of Sales and General Manager of Americas Operations at Vasona Networks. Previously, he was Vice President of Sales and General Manager of North America at Intucell. As Operations Director at Cisco, Chuck was responsible for end-to-end network infrastructure, mobility, and applications sales to AT&T. He had joined Cisco via its acquisition of Starent Networks where he had been responsible for Verizon and CALA sales. Chuck began his career at GTE/Verizon, where he was a senior manager of network planning.
Chuck has 15 years of experience in sales leadership to the wireless industry and services providers. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Oklahoma.
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