Konstantin was founder and CEO of Core Mobility, a private company that worked with device manufacturers and wireless operators to provide visual voicemail, voice SMS, wireless backup, and push-to-talk. Core Mobility solutions shipped on over 40M mobile devices in four countries. Core Mobility was purchased by Smith Micro Software.
Before co-founding Core Mobility, Konstantin was the founding CEO of ePeople, Inc., a collaborative CRM application software company, that raised over $70M from Redpoint Ventures, Menlo Ventures and Integral Capital. With his first startup, Catapult Entertainment, later acquired by HearMe.com (NASDAQ: HEAR), he served as vice president of product development and customer support.
Konstantin began his career at Apple, where he became a Distinguished Engineer. He has authored over 25 technology patents and has many others pending. Konstantin holds B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics from California Institute of Technology.
Bruce was the co-founder of WebTV Networks, a company that enables households to access Internet through their televisions. WebTV Networks was purchased by Microsoft and Bruce became the President of Microsoft's WebTV Network subsidiary.
He was instrumental in the conception and deployment of the world's first consumer Internet appliance and service. Prior to WebTV, Bruce held senior management and engineering roles at Rocket Science Games and General Magic Inc. He began his career at Apple Computer, where he invented and brought to market QuickTime and 32-bit QuickDraw.
Bruce graduated from Stanford University with Bachelor's and Master's degrees in electrical engineering and computer science. During his Stanford years, Bruce worked at Microsoft on the initial versions of Word and Multiplan (Excel). As an Angel investor, Bruce has had three public exits from seed investments: Danger (Microsoft), Mirra (Seagate), and Android (Google).
Peter is the CTO at CloudCar. Previously, Peter was the CTO and GM of Engineering for Microsoft TV, where he built the team that delivered Mediaroom, used by more than 30 operators in more than 20 countries around the world, including the AT&T U-verse service in the US, BT Vision in the UK, Deutsche Telekom, Swisscom, and Telefonica in Brazil. Peter also was responsible for the first satellite DVR for Echostar, the Microsoft TV platform for the cable industry.
Peter was at WebTV, where he was responsible for core development, including low bit rate video coding, video ads, and TV browsing. Prior to WebTV, Peter was the Co-Founder and EVP of Rocket Science games.
Peter started his career at SuperMac, where he created the first widely used video codec Cinepak. He has authored more than 100 technology patents.
Albert served as VP of products at Core Mobility, Inc. (acquired by Smith Micro). He lead the launch of Core Mobility's cloud-based services on Tier 1 carrier networks. Prior to Core Mobility, Albert was the CEO of Adaptive Telecom, a company which developed software based intelligent antenna solutions that dramatically increased cellular network capacity. The technology was deployed in North American and Asian markets. Adaptive Telecom was purchased by Metawave communication, where Albert became president of the the CDMA business unit.
Albert was also the senior director of product management at Lucent Technologies, where he had P&L and product strategy responsibilities for Lucent's $2B CDMA line of infrastructure equipments. He lead the introduction of Lucent first line of all digital wireless base stations, as well as the launch of its 3G product line.
Albert began his career as an ASIC designer at Tandem Computers. He has a masters in electrical engineering and an MBA, both from Stanford University. He holds five technology patents.
Jim has over 20 years of operating experience as the senior business and corporate development leader in media technology companies, where he has closed numerous acquisitions, divestitures, and equity/debt transactions, ranging from $1M to over $2B in value. Prior to joining CloudCar, Jim spent 8 years at Macrovision/Rovi as EVP, Corporate Development, where he helped develop the strategy to transform the company from a physical media copy protection and enterprise software business into a global leader in digital content search & discovery and video distribution. In the process, he completed over twenty M&A transactions, including acquisitions ranging from AMG to Gemstar TV Guide.
Before joining Rovi, Jim served as general partner at Bay Partners, an early stage venture fund. Jim has also held senior executive positions or board seats at Pointcast, E.piphany, Rocket Science Games, and One Pass Film & Video, where he acquired the video division of Columbia Pictures. Jim is a member of the State Bar of California.