Management


Jeff Abramowitz, Founder and CEO

Jeff Abramowitz is a pioneer in the wireless networking industry and brings more than 20 years of executive experience to PowerCloud Systems. As entrepreneur in residence at PARC, he founded and launched PowerCloud, the industry’s first cloud-powered Networking as a Service (NaaS) solution. At Broadcom, Jeff led the marketing and business development team that introduced a number of wireless networking industry firsts while growing revenue from $0 to $250 million and establishing enduring market leadership. He has held executive management positions at 3Com Corporation and Intersil Corporation and has played key roles in the success of startups Azimuth Systems, NoWires Needed, CellNet Data Systems and REMEC. Jeff founded the Wireless LAN Association and co-founded the Wi-Fi Alliance. He has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, an MSEE from the MIT, and a BSME from the University of Pennsylvania.


Andrea Peiro, Co-Founder, Chief Technology and Product Officer

Andrea Peiro is responsible for driving the technology strategy and productization of PowerCloud’s NaaS platform. Prior, he was a technology commercialization lead at PARC. With more than a dozen years’ experience as a leading expert in adoption of IT in the SMB/SME market, Andrea has influenced product strategies as a consultant to global companies such as Intel, Symantec, SAP and Microsoft. He served as CEO of the Small Business Technology Institute, held positions of publisher and executive editor at the Small Business Technology Magazine. He also has executive experience at web-services startups GoMingle and Eyescream. A former intelligence officer in the Italian navy, Andrea received a MS in Management from Italy's Naval Graduate School, an advanced BS in computer science from the Università degli Studi di Milano, and BS from the Italian Naval Academy. He holds 2 patents in the areas of cloud networking and security.


Seetharaman “Mani” Ramasubramani, VP of Engineering and Operations

Seetharaman “Mani” Ramasubramani is an accomplished technology executive in the SaaS and mobile-data industries with a 25-year record of building highly scalable, carrier-class solutions. Prior, he was vice president of engineering at Synchronoss Technologies and senior vice president of product and operations at FusionOne (which Synchronoss acquired), where he led a 180-person global team and developed synchronization and backup services that serve 100+ million global mobile users. At Openwave Systems, he built many of the foundational technologies that today enable mobile devices to connect to the Internet, and he was the first employee at Phone.com (which merged with Software.com to form Openwave). Mani has an MBA from the Berkeley Haas School and Columbia University, an MS in electronics and communication engineering from the Indian Institute of Science and a BS in electronics and communication engineering from Osmania University. He holds 7 patents in the areas of wireless and security.


Paul Denton, Chief Financial Officer

Paul Denton brings to PowerCloud Systems more than 20 years of strategic-leadership experience as an executive at numerous emerging-growth companies. Most recently, he was part of the management team that successfully sold Zvents to eBay-owned StubHub. He has held CFO and executive roles at OpenDNS, FusionOne, Determina, Andale and Zembu. Paul’s background includes management positions Booz Allen Hamilton and Exxon/Esso Petroleum Company. He has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BS with honors in chemical engineering from University of Birmingham, UK.