“Venkates “Swami” Swaminathan is Vice President of Business Development for Plaxo. His responsibilities include establishing and managing distribution, product, and revenue alliances for Plaxo.
Previous engagements include serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategist of NightFire Software (acquired by NeuStar in 2003), which he also founded and held a seat on the board of directors. Before founding NightFire in 1997, Swami held marketing and program management positions at Telesphere Solutions, Inc. and TCSI Corporation.
Swami earned a Bachelor of Technology degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, New Delhi, India, and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.” (Source: Plaxo)