Kiyo Oishi

Chairman

Kiyo Oishi has extensive experience in international corporate sales and marketing in the business of software and hardware for consumer electronics. Prior to joining IP Infusion, he held several leadership positions at ACCESS Co. Ltd…

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Atsushi Ogata

President and CEO

Atsushi Ogata leads IP Infusion’s worldwide sales team and responsible for the company’s global operations. Atsushi has held numerous executive sales and management positions at high technology companies in both the…

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Tetsuya Murakami

Chief Technology Officer

Tetsuya Murakami is a leading Internet engineer, and has particular expertise in domains and Internet Protocol routing. Prior to joining IP Infusion Inc., Tetsuya worked at the Japan Development Centre of…

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Michael Lau

Vice President, Finance

In his role as Vice President of Finance, Michael Lau is responsible for the financial oversight of IP Infusion’s worldwide operations. Michael brings more than 20 years of financial and accounting experience with…

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Susan Solat

Vice President, Human Resources

As Vice President of Human Resources, Susan Solat is responsible for global talent acquisition, employee compensation and benefits administration, real estate and site services. Susan has extensive experience as…

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Shanji Nathan, VP Product Marketing

Shaji Ravindra Nathan

Vice President, Product Marketing

As Vice President of Product Marketing, Shaji Nathan is responsible for IP Infusion’s product portfolio. Shaji has extensive experience as a product management leader with a track record of bringing disruptive and innovative…

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Gary Smith, Vice President, Sales

Gary Smith

Vice President, Sales

As Vice President of Sales for the Americas, Gary Smith manages sales activities and revenue generation for IP Infusion in the Americas territory. In addition, Gary has responsibility for developing global strategic…

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Sudarsan Naganathan, Managing Director

Sudarsan Naganathan

Managing Director

Sudarsan comes with a rich experience of more than 22 years in the R&D in the communications and networking industry. He has built and managed vast Delivery teams, spanning across Product Design, Development, Solution…

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Kiyo Oishi

Chairman

Kiyo Oishi has extensive experience in international corporate sales and marketing in the business of software and hardware for consumer electronics. Prior to joining IP Infusion, he held several leadership positions at ACCESS Co. Ltd. (IP Infusion’s parent company), including senior executive officer, director of the board, chief business development officer and vice president of the Global Business Unit. Prior to joining ACCESS, Kiyo held marketing leadership positions at Geoworks, where he successfully initiated and managed multiple embedded operating system software licensing deals with leading consumer electronics companies. Prior to Geoworks, Kiyo worked at Sony Corporation, where he was responsible for sales, marketing, and business planning for consumer electronics and component devices. Kiyo Oishi holds an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.

Atsushi Ogata

President and CEO

Atsushi Ogata is President and CEO of IP Infusion, and a member of its Board of Directors. Atsushi is responsible for executing the company’s strategy to stay at the leading edge of network operating systems in the evolving networking industry. Prior to becoming President and CEO, Atsushi led IP Infusion’s sales team and served as COO, responsible for the company’s global operations. Atsushi has held numerous leadership positions at high technology companies in both the telecommunications and enterprise software industry. Before joining IP Infusion, Atsushi held an executive sales role at KVH, where he spearheaded the successful launch of new cloud computing services. Atsushi held executive sales positions at Oracle, as well as senior sales management positions for start-up companies including OpenPages, Macrovision, and Interwoven. He began his career at Cable & Wireless IDC, where he gained extensive multi-national experience. Atsushi holds a bachelor’s degree from Kwansei Gakuin University and an MBA from the Graduate School of Management at GLOBIS University.

Tetsuya Murakami

Chief Technology Officer

Tetsuya Murakami is a leading Internet engineer, and has particular expertise in domains and Internet Protocol routing. Prior to joining IP Infusion Inc., Tetsuya worked at the Japan Development Centre of Cisco Systems, where he was responsible for leading the development of MPLS related technologies. Tetsuya also worked at the Furukawa Electric Company, where he was responsible for developing the embedded software for optical transport systems as well as the routing/signaling protocols for carrier grade routers. Tetsuya is a regular participant on the (IETF) committees and has submitted several draft RFCs. Tetsuya was a member of the MPLS Japan committee which led the technical discussions related to MPLS in Japan. Tetsuya holds a Bachelor’s degree from Osaka University and a Master’s degree from the Graduate School of Computer & Information Science at Nara Institute of Science and Technology

Michael Lau

Vice President, Finance

In his role as Vice President of Finance, Michael Lau is responsible for the financial oversight of IP Infusion’s worldwide operations. Michael brings more than 20 years of financial and accounting experience with public and privately held companies to his position. Prior to IP Infusion, Michael was the corporate controller at AlterEgo Networks, a developer and provider of enterprise software and services, where he helped build the organization’s overall accounting infrastructure. Prior to his position at AlterEgo Networks, Michael was the director of reporting at Intuitive Surgical (Nasdaq: ISRG), the global leader in the rapidly emerging field of robotic-assisted, minimally invasive surgery. Here, Michael played an integral role in taking Intuitive Surgical through its successful IPO in 2000. Michael has also held various management positions at Siliconix, a leader in the development of power semiconductor products, where he assisted in rebuilding the company, post-Chapter 11, into a highly successful corporation acquired by Vishay Semiconductors in 1998. Michael started his career with Ernst & Young where he specialized in the high tech industry. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California.

Susan Solat

Vice President, Human Resources

As Vice President of Human Resources, Susan Solat is responsible for global talent acquisition, employee compensation and benefits administration, real estate and site services. Susan has extensive experience as a human resources leader with global HR expertise in employee engagement, talent management and policy development for a variety of startup and industry leading technology companies. Prior to joining IP Infusion, she was Senior Director, Human Resources at Autonomy; HR Director at Sun Microsystems; and Director of Global Shared Services at Cisco Systems. Susan was also co-founder of Solat & Sellin, a HR consulting practice with a client base including Genetech, NetApp, and Symantec. Susan holds a Masters of Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University; a Masters of Science in Education, Educational and Organizational Behavior from Wheelock College; and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Education from Fredonia State University.

Shanji Nathan, VP Product Marketing

Shaji Ravindra Nathan

Vice President, Product Marketing

As Vice President of Product Marketing, Shaji Nathan is responsible for IP Infusion’s product portfolio. Shaji has extensive experience as a product management leader with a track record of bringing disruptive and innovative networking products to market focused on carriers and enterprises for startup and industry leading technology companies. Shaji has more than 18 years of experience in product management and technical marketing in the networking industry. Prior to joining IP Infusion, he was Director, Product Management at Nuvon Inc.; Product Line Manager at Cisco Systems for over 13 years working in Cisco’s Enterprise Networking group, for the multi-billion dollar ISR product portfolio. Shaji holds an MBA from the Lucas Graduate School of Business at San Jose State University; a Master of Science in Electronics, from Indiana State University; and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Raipur, India.

Gary Smith, Vice President, Sales

Gary Smith

Vice President, Sales

As Vice President of Sales for the Americas, Gary Smith manages sales activities and revenue generation for IP Infusion in the Americas territory. In addition, Gary has responsibility for developing global strategic partnerships to support the emerging open compute market. He has more than 25 years of experience in the management of worldwide sales strategies, channel development, and ecosystem alliances focused on the networking/telecom markets.

Previous to joining IP Infusion, Gary held senior sales and technical management positions at numerous venture funded and public companies including Fujitsu Microelectronics, Vitesse Semiconductor and AMD.

Gary holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Sudarsan Naganathan, Managing Director

Sudarsan Naganathan

Managing Director

Sudarsan comes with a rich experience of more than 22 years in the R&D in the communications and networking industry. He has built and managed vast Delivery teams, spanning across Product Design, Development, Solution Engineering and Customizations. In the current role, he is heading IP Infusion Software India Private Limited, which is a fully owned subsidiary of IP Infusion Inc. His previous work experience includes leadership roles at Aricent, wherein he worked as Director-Engineering. Here, he played an anchoring role in building an Offshore Development Centre for a leading OEM, growing the account size to 150+ engineers. He was also leading the Products Team at Aricent, focusing on OEMs and Service Providers. In his position at Wipro, he was working in the Center of Excellence, wherein new product ideas were incubated. He has also published IETF drafts in an endeavour to standardize implementations. Sudarsan has a B.E degree from University of Madras.