Praveen R. Singh
President & CEO, Arada Systems, Inc.
Praveen serves as the President & CEO of Arada Systems, Inc. a company that he founded, which develops advanced Wi-Fi systems for telematics and other industries. At Arada Systems, Praveen is responsible for building a global company in the telematics space in new and disruptive markets, including Enterprise, Automotive, Outdoor and Metro-Wi-Fi. Arada Systems originated as a unique spin-off from Qualcomm-Atheros and has development centers in Silicon Valley, Detroit, Canada, India and Taiwan. Arada Systems has over 80+ employees with a customer base of over 130 representing the North America, European and the Asian continents. The company has doubled revenues year-on-year and is on track to continue to harness the explosive growth in wireless systems worldwide.
Prior to Arada Systems, Praveen served several roles at Atheros Communications, a leading developer of Wi-Fi chipsets, and has been an integral part in making Atheros a successful public company from a small startup. Furthermore, Praveen was in charge of supporting new technologies and companies that are using the disruptive qualities of Wi-Fi and was involved in the first testing of 802.11p solutions when it was being conceived. Prior to Atheros, Praveen was at the wireless semi-conductor group at Intel, where he was an integral part of the development of one of the first silicon-based implementation of CMOS radios. Prior to Intel, Praveen served as an RF design engineer at Watkins-Johnson developing base station solutions for the then emerging cellular market. Praveen received his BSEE from California Polytechnic University and MSEE from Stanford University, where he focused on wireless communication systems. Praveen has a strong interest in using wireless technology to promote development in emerging 3rd world countries.