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University of Alberta, PhD 1996
E.E.
University of Alberta, MS 1991
Electrical Engineering
National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, B.Sc. Honours 1989
Electronics & Communications Engg

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Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma is the CEO at Syfto, Inc.

Previously, he was a CEO at Vdopia Inc. and an investor with Mohr Davidow Ventures (www.mdv.com) focusing on companies in the areas of network computing, storage, and data communications technologies.

Rohit has been a successful entrepreneur in the MDV ecosystem, creating the optical switching technology that led to the founding of ONI Systems in 1998. He served as ONI Systems EVP and CTO overseeing all aspects of technology development and strategy at the time of its IPO. He later served as SVP & CTO of Metro Networking after ONI’s merger with Ciena in 2002. Previously, Rohit was with Telecom Research Labs in Canada and holds several US patents in the areas of computing, signal processing, and optical networking.

He holds PhD and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, and a BSc degree in Electronics & Communications Engineering from NIT Kurukshetra, India.

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Company Date Round Size Participants
Vdopia 9/2008Seed$500k2

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