Charlie Ashton, senior director, business development, Wind River, is responsible for business development initiatives for the networking and telecommunications markets.He has held leadership roles in both engineering and marketing at software, semiconductor and systems companies including 6WIND, Green Hills Software, Timesys, Motorola (now Freescale Semiconductor), AMCC (now Applied Micro), AMD and Dell.Before joining Amdocs in 2008, Jeff spent over two decades as a journalist and was editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Post.Will Barkis, Ph D, runs the Smart Cities portfolio at Orange Silicon Valley and contributes to the Orange Giga Studio, a consumer apps program that benefits consumers with super-fast networks.
Nour Al Atassi joined Syniverse in 2013 and leads the company's business in the Middle East as Regional Vice President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa. Al Atassi brings more than 10 years of leadership experience with top technology companies.
Alon is a Product Marketing Manager at Amdocs, with over 14 years of experience in the communication IT industry.
He is currently responsible for creating awareness, positioning and bringing to market Amdocs' Portfolio Solutions.
He also serves as Volunteer Technology Advisor to the SF Mayor's Office of Civic Innovation.
He served as Director of Mozilla's Gigabit Community Fund and has worked at the National Science Foundation, where he collaborated with the White House to launch the US Ignite next-generation apps initiative.
This role includes defining the business strategy and direction and encompasses the areas of new offering development, innovative technology and market insight.