Rahul has over 20 years executive management experience in a variety of roles, R&D, and marketing. Most recently, he has been involved with two successful technology startup exits at PwrLite (Board Member) and WiPower (CEO).Previously, he worked at Cadence Design Systems where he served as Corporate VP of Functional Verification Business Unit, growing the division to over $250 million a year in sales. While at Cadence, he also served as Consultant to the CEO and BOD on Mergers and Acquisitions and Strategic Partnerships. Rahul’s electronic design background includes key contributions to the design and development of the Alpha CPU while at Digital Equipment Corporation. He has authored numerous technical papers and is named on 24 issued patents. He holds in Ph.D. in Computer Science from Harvard University and MS/BS in Computer Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University.