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INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Babak Razi founded Third Wave Ventures in 1996 to help guide the growth of emerging high-technology companies in Southern California.
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Among his endeavors, Razi was an early founder of Innovent Systems, which was acquired by Broadcom Corporation for $705M and now forms the core of Broadcom’s wireless group. Razi currently serves on the Board of Directors of Ostendo Technologies and Ingenu, among others. Prior to founding Third Wave, Razi was a principal at Grosvenor Holdings and at the Stratham Group, real estate development firms, which have developed thousands of residential lots and numerous retail projects throughout Southern California and Arizona. Razi received B.A. degrees in Business Economics and Communications from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
CO-FOUNDER AND CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Dr. Myers is a recognized expert in wireless communication systems and digital signal processing theory.
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Prior to co-founding Ingenu, Dr. Myers was a founder of CommASIC, where he developed the WBSP processor and its first application to the 802.11 a/b/g physical layer. Based on this architecture, the resulting chipset was a first-pass success and industry best in cost and power consumption, which led to the acquisition of CommASIC by Freescale Semiconductor in 2005. While at Freescale Semiconductor, he applied the WBSP processor architecture to various other wireless applications. Earlier in his career he led and/or contributed to numerous other physical layer designs for cellular applications and government satellite systems.
Dr. Myers has a Ph.D. and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park.
CO-FOUNDER AND SR. VICE PRESIDENT, ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS
Mr. Boesel applies his extensive experience designing and leading the development of the company’s systems and ASICs.
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Prior to co-founding Ingenu, he was a founder and VP of Engineering for CommASIC Inc., which was acquired by Freescale Semiconductor in 2005. At CommASIC, Mr. Boesel was responsible for building a team of engineers, managing the development of systems, ASIC, software, hardware and test disciplines and for completing the development of a WLAN base-band ASIC for handheld devices based upon CommASIC’s WBSP technology. Prior to CommASIC, he held several engineering leadership positions, including Director of Engineering at Qualcomm, where he led the system design of CDMA technology and infrastructure products. Mr. Boesel also serves on the Board of Directors of Ingenu.
Mr. Boesel has an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, with a background in signal processing and communications.