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Anurag Bist

Anurag Bist

Anurag is co-founder and CEO of Moxair, Inc., a California based technology company delivering low power signal processing solutions for mobile handsets and other portable multimedia devices. He is also the founder and Chairman of Ashmar, a global IP Analytics and Consulting company with offices in Newport Beach, CA and Gurgaon, India. In 1999, Anurag co-founded VxTel, a successful fabless semiconductor company providing silicon solutions for VoIP infrastructure. Anurag led the worldwide firmware team at VxTel and helped grow the company from 5 people to over 160 in 2 years. In 2001, Intel acquired VxTel for $550 Million in cash. Anurag has held various technical and management positions in companies such as Intel, Conexant Systems, Rockwell Semiconductor Systems and AT&T Bell Labs. He holds over 15 US patents and has several other patents pending, and is a past recipient of IEEE Capocelli award for paper in Data Compression Conference. He is a Charter member of TiE Southern California and a recipient of IIT Kanpur Alumni leadership award for entrepreneurship and innovation.

Anurag received the B. Tech. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, the M.S. degree from Princeton University, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Hawaii, all in Electrical Engineering.

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