|University of Vermont, BS|
Neal Margulis has been a Venture Partner with Wellington Partners since 2006 and advises the Technology portfolio on Electronics and system level software.
Based in Silicon Valley, Neal most recently founded Calista Technologies, which he sold very successfully to Microsoft in January 2008. Neal offers a powerful combination of engineering and marketing expertise. He has formulated winning development strategies and helped build several successful companies.
Neal was President and CEO of iCompression, a leading developer of voice and video CODEC technology for the broadband and consumer markets. In under three years, he grew iCompression from 7 engineers to over 80 people, leading the company to its successful $400+ million acquisition.
Neal also has significant operational and midsize company management experience, having held senior management roles at graphics chip maker S3.
He started his career with four years at Intel in the Microprocessor Group. Neal is also the primary inventor on nine issued U.S. patents and has a BS degree in Electrical Engineering.