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Johan Pirot, General Manager


Johan Pirot brings 30 years experience in the telecommunications industry to IP Video Systems. He was President of TeraBurst Networks successfully entering the company in the visualization networking market. Previously at Alcatel as vice president of IP strategy, he successfully developed and implemented Alcatel's IP strategy through strategic relationships and acquisitions of IP companies enabling Alcatel to enter the IP data market. Johan Pirot performed several network and product strategy functions, mainly in broadband access and data networking. His early career was in engineering and product management of online services and packet switching. Johan Pirot holds an MS degree in Electronics Engineering from the Catholic University Leuven, Belgium and an MBA from the Handelshogeschool Antwerpen, Belgium (associated with Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management).


Claude Sandroff, Director of Sales & Business Development


He was VP Sales and Business Development at TeraBurst Networks successfully entering the company in defense, government and oil & gas markets. He has held positions in research and development at Telcordia Technologies and network reliability at Tycom Ltd. He helped manage the telecommunications investment portfolio at Tyco Ventures. Claude holds a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Brandeis University.


Saurabh Jain, Chief Technical Officer


Saurabh Jain has over 20 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur involving a wide range of leading edge technologies including X86 microprocessors, network security, high speed data switching and digital video networking. Over the years he has developed extensive experience in overall system design with emphasis on balancing the use of the latest technologies with corporate objectives. Saurabh Jain holds an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University Of Toledo, Ohio and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT), Bombay.


Mahadevan Iyer, Vice President of Engineering


Mahadevan Iyer has over 15 years of experience in the development of networking and video products. He began his career at Silicon Graphics building CASE tools for multiprocessor video applications. He was the principal architect at Internet Devices Inc. – a developer of one of the first "Internet Appliance" products focused on distributed network security policy management – subsequently acquired by Alcatel in June 1999. He was responsible for product architecture, planning and management of the engineering team. He was Principal Architect in the Alcatel IPVPN division responsible for product planning and technical architecture of Alcatel's VPN line of products. Over the years he has developed an extensive knowledge of building scalable network applications and centrally managed solutions. Mahadevan Iyer holds an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Carolina and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.